- Sweeney Dairy of Visalia faces $75,600 state penalty for failing to comply with Dairy General Order
- California posts a record-breaking water year of 89.7 inches after five years of punishing drought
- $35 million allocated to connect East Porterville residents to clean, reliable drinking water
- Reclamation: South-of-Delta water contractors to receive 100 percent water supply
- Celeste Cantú to leave Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority for water policy academy
All posts by California Water News Daily
Tower valves opened to begin refilling Silver Lake Reservoir Complex ahead of schedule
After having drained the historic Silver Lake Reservoir in late 2015 to prepare for the construction of the Silver Lake Reservoir Complex (SLRC) Bypass Project, Los Angeles area officials gathered earlier this week to crank open the...
- Posted April 29, 2017
Regional recreational growth plans underway for Diamond Valley Lake in Riverside County
Five Southern California governmental agencies have announced an agreement that lays the framework for the expansion of community recreational facilities at Diamond Valley Lake in Riverside County. After more than a year of work, the Metropolitan Water...
- Posted April 28, 2017
Former senator, former speaker ask state leaders to approve Huntington Beach desalination project
Former Senator Barbara Boxer (D) and former Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez (D) have called on the state’s leadership to finally approve the proposed Huntington Beach desalination project. Both Boxer and Nunez are currently serving as consultants for...
- Posted April 27, 2017
Hard-working worms clean-up Fetzer Vineyards’ wastewater for re-use in landscaping and vineyards
Worms and working the land have always had a mutual relationship. If you work the land to grow fruits or vegetables, worms are an ever-present part of farming. But recently, worms became an integral part of Fetzer...
- Posted April 26, 2017
Sweeney Dairy of Visalia faces $75,600 state penalty for failing to comply with Dairy General Order
Sweeney Dairy of Visalia is now facing an administrative civil liability penalty of $75,600 for failing to comply with the Dairy General Order. The order was first adopted by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board...
- Posted April 25, 2017
Toxic cyanobacteria/blue green algae blooms confirmed at El Dorado East Regional Park
The year’s first confirmed cyanobacteria (cyanoHABs), also known as harmful or blue green algae blooms, have been detected by state and local environmental and public health agencies at El Dorado East Regional Park in Long Beach. Field...
- Posted April 24, 2017
East Bay MUD’s Orinda water treatment plant back online after $22 million upgrade
After having shut down its Orinda Water Treatment Plant in the fall of 2016 for needed improvements, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) has re-opened the facility and Sierra mountain water is now back on tap...
- Posted April 23, 2017
Eastern Municipal Water District now providing water service for 140 Menifee rural area homes
A rural enclave of 140 homes in central Riverside County finally have a new water system to provide safe and dependable water after years of a problematic and unreliable water source. Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) recently...
- Posted April 22, 2017
West Basin Municipal Water District awarded $800,625 DWR Water-Energy grant
Two of West Basin Municipal Water District’s conservation programs will share a $800,625 Department of Water Resources (DWR) Water-Energy grant starting this summer. The funds will be used to further the existing Cash 4 Kitchens (C4K) Program...
- Posted April 21, 2017
Contract awarded by DWR to Kiewit Infrastructure West for repairs to Oroville Dam spillways
After two-plus months of headlines, the temporary evacuation of nearly 200,000 people and round-the-clock work to attempt to shore up what started as a crack and become a crater – officials with the Department of Water Resources...
- Posted April 20, 2017