- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
- Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
- Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
- Three California Water Agencies Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Develop Water Market Strategies
- $5 Million Fund Established by Fenner Valley Water Authority and Cadiz, Inc. for Water Quality Investments in Disadvantaged Communities
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Santa Clara offering mini-grants to support wildlife habitat restoration
The Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) has opened a grant application process to award up to $200,000 in mini-grants. The Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program mini-grants program is designed to provide seed funding...
- Posted October 20, 2018
District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
Historically the Orange County Water District (OCWD) has had to rely on Mother Nature for water. Although, due to climate change, that is no longer a realistic water strategy for OCWD. The agency has instead made significant...
- Posted October 19, 2018
Sacramento Section of American Society of Civil Engineers honors three DWR employees
Three California Department of Water Resources (DWR) employee were recently honored by the Sacramento Section of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) with individual 2018 awards. The three were honored as follows: Maurice Roos — Outstanding ASCE...
- Posted October 18, 2018
Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) Board of Directors has voted to develop a Climate Action Plan with a goal of providing a complete framework of how to reduce the district’s carbon footprint. The plan will include reducing...
- Posted October 17, 2018
Western Municipal Caps Off a Week of Recognition for Water Professionals Appreciation Week
Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) has worked diligently this past week to honor their employees during the second annual Water Professionals Appreciation Week through a variety of celebratory activities. The district kicked off Water Professionals Week at...
- Posted October 16, 2018
Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
With funding provided through WaterSMART’s Cooperative Watershed Management Program, the Bureau of Reclamation recently opened a funding opportunity for watershed groups seeking to implement on-the-ground watershed management projects in their communities. The competitive funding is designed to...
- Posted October 15, 2018
Irvine Ranch Water District Recognized for Water Recycling at Dual-Plumbed Hyatt House Irvine
Whereas other hotels may have dual-plumbing in their lobby areas, the new Hyatt House in Irvine has the distinction of being the first dual-plumbed hotel in California. The WateReuse Association recently recognized Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD)...
- Posted October 14, 2018
Metropolitan Water District Board Elects First African American Woman, Gloria Gray, as Chairwoman
Water veteran and community advocate Gloria D. Gray was recently elected chairwoman of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California. She has vast experience in state, regional and local water issues...
- Posted October 13, 2018
CA-NV AWWA’s 2018 Fall Conference to Honor Coachella Valley Water District’s 100th Anniversary
The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) is slated to host their 2018 Annual Fall Conference at Westin Mission Hills October 22 to 25 in Rancho Mirage in the Palm Springs area. The...
- Posted October 11, 2018
Yuba Water Agency $15,000 to Three Local Fire Districts for Water-Related Emergencies
Thanks to the newly-formed Bill Shaw Rescue Equipment and Training Grant Program, the Yuba Water Agency has awarded a $15,000 joint grant to three local fire districts in the Marysville area. The funds will aid the recently...
- Posted October 10, 2018