All posts by California Water News Daily

  • Sweetwater Wins Award for Hydro Station Education Experience

    The Sweetwater Authority (SWA) Governing Board was presented with the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) Award of Distinction for excellence in public information and communications last month. Specifically, SWA was recognized for their outreach on...

    • Posted August 7, 2020
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  • Secretary Wade Crowfoot to Deliver Keynote Address at Southern California Water Conference

    The Building Industry Association of Southern California Baldy View Chapter has announced the headliner for this year’s Southern California Water Conference will be Wade Crowfoot, California Secretary for the Natural Resources Agency. Crowfoot was appointed California Secretary...

    • Posted August 6, 2020
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  • San Jose Water Makes Donation to San Jose Aspires

    San Jose Water has made a $50,000 donation to San Jose Aspires, an education initiative launched by the office of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, to support underserved San Jose high school students by getting them on...

    • Posted August 5, 2020
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  • Infrastructure Upgrade Begins in North Fair Oaks

    Cal Water announced that work has begun on a water main replacement project in North Fair Oaks near Everest Public High School. The project is expected to be completed in September and includes installation of 1,635 feet...

    • Posted August 4, 2020
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  • Congressman Harder Secures Millions for Central Valley Water Storage

    After securing substantial support in last year’s funding package, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced that this year’s water development funding bill also includes millions in funding for water storage projects which benefit the Central Valley. The bill passed...

    • Posted August 3, 2020
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  • New Seawater Intake Pumps at the Carlsbad Desalination Plant

    New fish-friendly seawater intake pumps are now online at the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant in Carlsbad and are being touted as among the most environmentally advanced intake pumps in the world. The three intake pumps,...

    • Posted August 1, 2020
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  • Olivenhain MWD Continues to Expand Recycled Water Use

    Earlier this month Olivenhain Municipal Water District announced they began supplying locally produced recycled water to the Seagate Village Homeowner Association in Encinitas. The project is a collaboration between OMWD and San Elijo Joint Powers Authority since...

    • Posted July 31, 2020
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  • Governor Newsom Releases Final Water Resilience Portfolio

    Governor Gavin Newsom released a final version of the Administration’s blueprint for equipping California to cope with more extreme droughts and floods, rising temperatures, declining fish populations, over-reliance on groundwater and other challenges. The Water Resilience Portfolio...

    • Posted July 30, 2020
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  • Advanced Water Treatment Operator Certification Program Now Available

    The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) announced yesterday that the new Advanced Water Treatment Operator™ (AWTO™) certification program is available. Planning and development of the certification program was done in partnership with...

    • Posted July 29, 2020
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  • Scammers Target Water Utility Customers

    In tough times scammers are more active, taking advantage when people are already on edge and feeling vulnerable. Recent reports indicate that water agency customers are once again the target of their underhanded scheme. Some examples of...

    • Posted July 28, 2020
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