All posts by California Water News Daily

  • Santa Margarita Water District Celebrates Trampas Canyon Dam and Reservoir Dedication

    The Santa Margarita Water District held a dedication ceremony for the Trampas Canyon Dam and Reservoir earlier this month, marking an important step in securing water supply resiliency for the south Orange County community of 165,000 people....

    • Posted October 24, 2020
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    MWD to Optimize Solar Energy with Battery Storage System

    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) is preparing to build four new battery energy storage systems that will boost the district’s energy resilience and cut operational costs by optimizing solar power and reducing peak load...

    • Posted October 23, 2020
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  • West Valley Invests in New, Expanded Water Main

    West Valley Water District (WVWD) has announced their Board of Directors approved a contract with Michael Baker International (MBI) to design, build, and oversee the expansion and replacement of a major water main pipe along Interstate 10....

    • Posted October 22, 2020
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  • City of Mount Shasta to Pay $1.3 Million for Violations at Wastewater Treatment Plant

    The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board recently announced a settlement has been reached with the city of Mount Shasta regarding an Administrative Civil Liability complaint for multiple sanitary sewer overflows from its collection system and...

    • Posted October 21, 2020
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  • California water crisis
    NOAA Predicts Warmer, Drier Conditions for Winter in California

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released their winter forecast for the U.S. and it’s not a particularly rosy picture for California. NOAA’s forecast shows warmer, drier conditions across the southern tier of the U.S....

    • Posted October 20, 2020
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  • California Launches “Turf and Toilet” Program
    MWD Offers New Rebates for Water Saving Devices

    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) has announced new rebates available for the purchase of flow monitoring devices that provide real-time data on water usage or premium high efficiency toilets to replace older models in apartment...

    • Posted October 19, 2020
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  • Water Treatment Plant opens
    Cal Water Completes Construction on Visalia Treatment Plant

    Cal Water has announced the completion of a treatment facility in Visalia to eliminate perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanioc acid (PFOA) contaminants from the water supply. This is the first treatment plant to treat for PFOS and...

    • Posted October 18, 2020
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  • MWD Board Re-elects Gloria Gray to Serve as Chairwoman

    Earlier this week the board of directors for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California unanimously reelected Gloria D. Gray as chairwoman. She will begin her second two-year term on Jan. 1, 2021. Gray has represented West Basin...

    • Posted October 17, 2020
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  • President Trump Signs Executive Order Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure

    President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order earlier this week that formally establishes an interagency Water Subcabinet seeking to modernize water management and infrastructure. The order titled “The Executive Order on Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Water...

    • Posted October 16, 2020
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  • Sustainable Groundwater Management Act
    Groundwater Increasing in Coachella Valley According to USGS Report

    A new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shows that local aquifers in the Coachella Valley are increasing leading to stabilization of land subsidence in the Valley. Efforts to replenish the aquifers, led by the Coachella...

    • Posted October 15, 2020
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