- DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
- UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
- San Diego Water Board fines Pardee Homes $291,286 for Uncontrolled Sediment during Storms
- Judge Upholds Water Board’s penalties on Developer
- State Reminds Public of the Hazards of Harmful Algal Bloom Season
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U.S. Water Use in 2015 Lower than 1970 Levels per United States Geological Survey
A new United States Geological Survey (USGS) report indicates that water use across the country has fallen to its lowest recorded level in 45 years. The report found that 322 billion gallons of water per day (Bgal/d)...
- Posted June 22, 2018
Coachella Valley Water District’s New Groundwater Replenishment Facility Construction Underway
Groundwater sustainability has been a long-term commitment for the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD). Long before the most recent drought, CVWD realized the need to design facilities at Whitewater – on west bank of the Whitewater River,...
- Posted June 21, 2018
Senate reconfirms Dorene D’Adamo to State Water Resources Control Board
Dorene D’Adamo has been reconfirmed as a member of the State Water Resources Control Board by the California Senate following her reappointment in February by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Her new term will expire in January...
- Posted June 20, 2018
New Website Shows Which Schools have been Tested for Lead and their Results
Assembly Bill 746, which took effect Jan. 1, requires all of California’s K-12 public schools, as well as day care and preschools on public school properties built before 2010, to complete lead sampling on drinking water fountain...
- Posted June 19, 2018
DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
Twenty-five grants have been proposed by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for Round 3 of the Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grant Program. DWR has launched a public comment period regarding the Draft List of Awards...
- Posted June 18, 2018
Title transfer would grant Contra Costa Water District Possession of Canal System
Federal legislation has been recently introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California), Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) and Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-11th Congressional District-Richmond) to transfer the Contra Costa Canal System, currently a federal system, to the Contra Costa...
- Posted June 17, 2018
UC Riverside Doctoral Student Chosen as AWWA 2018 American Water Scholarship Recipient
Michael Bentel, a doctoral student at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), has been chosen as the recipient of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2018 American Water Scholarship. The scholarship of $5,000 is presented annually by...
- Posted June 16, 2018
UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
Scientists and engineers at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) may have a new method for projecting wet or dry weather in the Southwest for the coming winter. Lead author Antonios Mamalakis, a UCI graduate student in...
- Posted June 15, 2018
Nestlé Announces Intent to Certify all Sites to the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard by 2025
Nestlé Waters, headquartered in Vittel, France recently announced its intent to certify all of its sites to the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard by 2025. This decision is an extension of its commitment to water stewardship;...
- Posted June 14, 2018
Two federal agencies aim to improve California Agricultural Water Efficiency with $2.5 Million
Portions of six California water/irrigation districts are slated to share in $2.5 million to improve the efficiency of agricultural water use. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service NRCS) in California, in partnership with...
- Posted June 13, 2018