- State Water Project Allocation Increases to 20 Percent
- Lawsuit Challenges Federal Water Contracts That Imperil Delta, Fish, Wildlife
- Reclamation increases allocation for Central Valley Project after April storms
- Federal agencies announce final schedule for Clear Creek spring pulse flows
- USGS report shows increasing groundwater levels in Coachella Valley
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West Basin Announces Water Education Series
West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) has announced their a summer lineup of virtual education classes and other family-friendly resources. The District’s “Summer Splash” series offers free interactive learning opportunities for adults and students covering important...
- Posted June 1, 2020
U.S. EPA Reaches Settlement to Clean Up Groundwater Contamination at Southern California Superfund Site
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a $6,521,025 settlement with 145 parties to clean up contaminated groundwater at the Omega Chemical Corporation Superfund Site in Whittier, California. “We are pleased that this settlement will help...
- Posted May 31, 2020
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District lobby scheduled to reopen on June 1st
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) will be reopening its lobby to the public on June 1st. As traditional business operations are gradually restored, EVMWD is taking additional precautions to ensure the safety of customers. Regular cleanings...
- Posted May 30, 2020
Western Municipal Water District lands $200,000 federal grant for drought planning
Western Municipal Water District (Western) received a $200,000 grant award from the United States Bureau of Reclamation for drought contingency planning. Drought contingency planning assists communities in proactively planning for the next drought to reduce potential impacts....
- Posted May 29, 2020
Eastern Municipal Water District Announces Student Art Contest Winners
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has announced the winners of its 2020 Poster Contest, which is open to all elementary school students in EMWD’s service area. The annual contest allows grade school students to create a poster...
- Posted May 28, 2020
State Water Project Allocation Increases to 20 Percent
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced late last week that the State Water Project will deliver 20 percent of requested supply in 2020. An initial allocation of 10 percent was announced in December and increased to...
- Posted May 27, 2020
Senator Feinstein Introduces Bill to Restore San Joaquin Valley Canals
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced a bill to authorize $800 million in federal funding for canals in the San Joaquin Valley otherwise known as the Restoration of Essential Conveyance Act. The bill’s aim is to repair the...
- Posted May 26, 2020
Lawsuit Challenges Federal Water Contracts That Imperil Delta, Fish, Wildlife
Last week three environmental groups sued the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to dispute the award of permanent federal water contracts to water users supplied by the Central Valley Project. The Central Valley Project is one of the...
- Posted May 24, 2020
Dairy Operator Agrees to Settlement for Dumping Dairy Wastewater
The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board announced that a settlement has been reached with a Ceres dairy operator for allegedly dumping more than 200,000 gallons of dairy wastewater onto cropland last winter and for poor...
- Posted May 23, 2020
Lake Elsinore District wells go online to meet warm weather demands
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) is bringing several of its local wells online to meet the increased water demands created by the region’s warm weather and dry conditions. Located in the Lake Elsinore and the Temescal Valley, this series of drinking...
- Posted May 22, 2020