- Environmental Standards for Cannabis Cultivation adopted by State Water Board
- Lake Oroville Flood Season Operations Plan released
- Central Valley Project begins 2017/18 water year with “bountiful water supplies”
- Conservation District appoints Steve Sentes as new Executive Director
- SAWPA Appoints New General Manager
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Environmental Standards for Cannabis Cultivation adopted by State Water Board
Intent on protecting water flows and water quality in the state’s rivers and streams, the California State Water Resources Control Board adopted a new statewide policy for strict environmental standards for cannabis cultivation earlier this week. With...
- Posted October 20, 2017
Lake Oroville Flood Season Operations Plan released
While work for the repair and reconstruction of the main Lake Oroville spillway continues, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released the operations plan for Lake Oroville during the upcoming 2017-18 rainy season. The plan is...
- Posted October 19, 2017
BLM determines Cadiz Water Project Can Construct in Railroad Right-of-Way
The United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has issued a letter to Cadiz Inc., the Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD) and the Arizona & California Railroad (ARZC) concluding that the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and...
- Posted October 18, 2017
Governor signs bill creating new water agency
Senate Bill 634(SB 634) by Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The legislation repeals the Castaic Lake Water Agency Law and creates the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency....
- Posted October 17, 2017
Riverside-based Toro Company recognized by the EPA for contributions to the WaterSense® program
The Toro Company has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its contributions to the WaterSense® program and furthering efforts in water efficiency in 2016. The Riverside-based company was presented with a 2017 WaterSense®...
- Posted October 16, 2017
Central Valley Project begins 2017/18 water year with “bountiful water supplies”
The news of the annual water carry-over from the Bureau of Reclamation’s Central Valley Project (CVP) is a far cry different this year versus anything from the past five years. As CVP began Water Year (WY) 2017/18...
- Posted October 15, 2017
Conservation District appoints Steve Sentes as new Executive Director
Veteran restoration and watershed manager Steve Sentes, most recently of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), has been appointed as executive director of the Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD). Sentes most recent position was managing...
- Posted October 14, 2017
Coachella Valley Water District Board of Directors votes in favor of California WaterFix
The Board of Directors for the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) joined a growing number of water agencies now in support of the California WaterFix, known as Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed project to modernize and upgrade the...
- Posted October 13, 2017
Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors endorses California WaterFix, a $4.3 billion investment
The 38-member Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) Board of Directors met Tuesday and voted in support of California WaterFix. The proposed California WaterFix is Governor Jerry Brown’s answer for upgrades in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta...
- Posted October 12, 2017
Perris to vote on Measures G and H, the possible sale of two water systems to Liberty Utilities
Perris residents and customers of Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) will have an opportunity in November to vote on the proposed sale of the city’s two water service systems. EMWD is the wholesale water provider in the...
- Posted October 11, 2017