- Reclamation awards $7.5 million for communities to prepare and respond to drought
- Warm, Dry Conditions Lead to Below Average Snowpack
- State Agencies Present Framework for Voluntary Agreements to Improve Habitat and Flow in the Delta
- MWD to Update Plan for Meeting Southern California’s Future Water Needs
- Snowpack Remains Below Average According to DWR Survey
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CVWD to provide more drinking water to Oasis Mobile Home Park
Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) announced this week that it will be extending its temporary supplemental drinking water assistance to Oasis Mobile Home Park until the end of April. “This is important for the 1,900 residents that...
- Posted March 28, 2020
Reclamation, DWR to perform exploratory work near B.F. Sisk Dam
The Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources are conducting exploratory work, including clearing, excavation and controlled blasting of rock material in the Basalt Hill area near B.F. Sisk Dam, located between Los Banos...
- Posted March 27, 2020
IEUA Receives Distinguished Budget Award
Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) announced yesterday they have received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its Biennial Budget encompassing Fiscal Years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021. This is the 14th consecutive...
- Posted March 26, 2020
State Board Reminds Californians that Drinking Water is Safe
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) is reminding Californians that the state’s drinking water systems remove viruses including COVID-19 and therefore the water is safe to drink. California’s comprehensive and safe drinking water standards require a...
- Posted March 25, 2020
Carlsbad Desal Plant Operating ‘Quarantined Employees’
Last week 10 workers were ‘voluntarily quarantined’ inside the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plan for three weeks to monitor the plant and conduct regular operations to maintain San Diego County’s only significant local source of drinking...
- Posted March 24, 2020
Shasta Dam Visitor Center temporarily closed
Last week the Bureau of Reclamation temporarily suspended public visitation to the Shasta Dam Visitor Center in support of the recommended guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Shasta Dam Visitor Center will be...
- Posted March 23, 2020
Reclamation awards $7.5 million for communities to prepare and respond to drought
The Bureau of Reclamation announced this week that it has selected 12 projects in the states of California, New Mexico and Utah to receive $7.5 million in drought resiliency grants as part of the WaterSMART Drought Response...
- Posted March 22, 2020
Coachella Valley WD earns award for technology innovation
Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Information Technology (IT) department has received an award from CIO, a digital technology magazine that annually honors 100 innovative organizations that exemplify high levels of operational and strategic excellence in IT. The...
- Posted March 21, 2020
Western to suspend water shutoffs and penalties; customer lobby to close to protect public health
The Western Municipal Water District (Western) Board of Directors on Wednesday, March 18 took action to approve financial protections for customers affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Beginning immediately, Western will be temporarily suspending water shutoffs due to non-payment,...
- Posted March 20, 2020
State Board Reminds Public Not to Flush Wipes or Paper Towels
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) and other public agencies are reminding Californians that disinfecting wipes and paper towels should never be flushed down the toilet and to throw them away instead. Flushing wipes, paper towels...
- Posted March 19, 2020