- Metropolitan Water Joins California Resilience Challenge to Help Prepare for Climate Change
- State Water Project Announces Final Allocation with Increase to 75 Percent for 2019
- Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Water Allocations Updated by Reclamation
- North Coast Water Board Fines Four Defendants for Illegal Land Development for Cannabis Cultivators
- Ten San Diego-Area Public Agencies Ordered to Examine Their Systems for Releases of Human Waste
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Amethyst Basin Flood Control and Water Project a Model of Inter-Agency Cooperation
Ten years in the making, the Amethyst Basin flood control and groundwater recharge facility is now a reality. A recent dedication ceremony marked the completion of the project and featured the four agencies that cooperatively saw the...
- Posted June 26, 2019
Irvine Ranch Water District Earns Prestigious Public Relations Award
Irvine Ranch Water District’s (IRWD) 2018 water efficiency campaign, “See it from Your Lawn’s Perspective,” has earned the prestigious Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Silver Anvil Award in the category of Community Relations for Associations, Government...
- Posted June 25, 2019
Metropolitan Water Joins California Resilience Challenge to Help Prepare for Climate Change
Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California’s Board of Directors recently voted unanimously to become a leader and board member of the California Resilience Challenge (CRC), the statewide effort to build local resilience to the droughts, floods,...
- Posted June 24, 2019
State Water Project Announces Final Allocation with Increase to 75 Percent for 2019
The 2019 State Water Project (SWP) allocation has been upped from 70 percent to 75 percent for the remainder of calendar year 2019 according to an announcement from the Department of Water Resources (DWR) earlier this week....
- Posted June 23, 2019
Reclamation Selects Eight CA Projects for WaterSMART Grants to Prepare, Build Resilience to Drought
Eight California projects will share more than $5 million in WaterSMART grants from the Bureau of Reclamation for projects to prepare and build resilience to drought. The grants are part of the recent 18 projects selected by...
- Posted June 22, 2019
Sound Advice – Check Soil Moisture Before Watering Your Landscaping
The Sacramento-area Regional Water Authority (RWA) — a joint powers authority representing two dozen water providers and affiliates in the greater Sacramento area – is urging area residents to learn how to check their soil’s moisture before...
- Posted June 21, 2019
DWR Announces $14 Million in Grant Funds for Three Water Desalination Projects
Three California entities will share in more than $14 million in grant funding as was announced by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) earlier this week. The funds are for increasing water quality, supply, and infrastructure in...
- Posted June 20, 2019
Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Water Allocations Updated by Reclamation
Thanks to May’s late-season precipitation and the subsequent improvement to the state’s water supply, the Bureau of Reclamation issued its most recent update for water allocation for Central Valley Project (CVP) South-of-Delta 2019 agricultural water service contractors’...
- Posted June 19, 2019
North Coast Water Board Fines Four Defendants for Illegal Land Development for Cannabis Cultivators
Four developers have reached a $325,000 settlement with the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB) to settle a lawsuit for illegally grading roads and pads on a series of remote Trinity County properties, some of...
- Posted June 18, 2019
Funding for Atmospheric Rivers Research and Stormwater Capture Approved by CA Legislature
Legislation authored by Sen. Bill Dodd (D-3rd District -Napa), along with Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-2nd District-Santa Rosa), for funding to research and better understand and forecast atmospheric rivers for improved flood control and water retention has been...
- Posted June 17, 2019