- DWR awards $1 Million to each of Sonoma County’s three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies
- Lower American River water quality monitoring shows elevated levels of E. coli bacteria
- Water Available for Aquifer Replenishment report released by Department of Water Resources
- March’s Precipitation helped but was no Miracle; Snowpack increased to 52 percent of average
- Updated Water Allocations for Friant and North of the Delta Contractors released by Reclamation
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DWR awards $1 Million to each of Sonoma County’s three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies
Three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSA) in Sonoma County are slated each receive a $1 million award from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to aid in the development of plans for each of the basins. California’s...
- Posted April 20, 2018
Report recommends adding Mokelumne River Segments to State’s Wild and Scenic Rivers System
Assembly Bill 142 in 2015 by California Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (R-5th District-Madera) directed the California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) to evaluate the suitability of five segments of the upper Mokelumne River’s main stem and North Fork for...
- Posted April 19, 2018
Lower American River water quality monitoring shows elevated levels of E. coli bacteria
Weekly water quality testing for E. coli bacteria along the Lower American River has indicated elevated levels of the bacteria at some sites posing an increased risk to recreational users of the river. E. coli is an...
- Posted April 18, 2018
San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority approves $18 Million in Wetlands Restoration Projects
Nearly $18 million in grants has been allocated by the Governing Board of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority, the local agency responsible for allocating funding raised by Measure AA, for wetlands restoration projects in the Bay...
- Posted April 17, 2018
Water Available for Aquifer Replenishment report released by Department of Water Resources
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released the final Water Available for Replenishment (WAFR) report, which shows that water available for aquifer recharge may be limited in many regions, except in years of high precipitation. The...
- Posted April 16, 2018
Three Southern California tribes receive U.S. EPA approval to implement water, air programs
Three Southern California tribes recently received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to implement specific programs under federal Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act regulations. Representations from the three tribes were presented with Certificates...
- Posted April 15, 2018
Inland Valley Water Users asked to Reduce Use during Temporary Water Main Repair Shutdown
Residents and businesses in nine Inland Valley cities are being asked to minimize water usage from Monday, April 23 through Saturday, April 28 when deliveries from a regional water line are suspended while the state repairs upstream...
- Posted April 14, 2018
Caltrans to pay nearly $2 Million to North Coast Regional Water Board for water quality violations
A settlement agreement of $1,954,999 has been reached between the North Coast Regional Water Board (NCRWB) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) regarding alleged water quality violations of stormwater permits associated with construction of the Highway...
- Posted April 13, 2018
West Basin Municipal Water District asks for Community Input on Potential Desalination Facility
Two public meetings for the community are scheduled in the next four weeks, hosted by West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWD), to learn more about and to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) regarding a...
- Posted April 12, 2018
Metropolitan Water District authorizes $10.8 billion for the two tunnels California WaterFix
The board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted on Tuesday and has now authorized the funding of $10.8 billion for the full construction of the California WaterFix project. The full project –...
- Posted April 11, 2018