- State Water Project Allocation Increases to 15 Percent
- Yuba Water Agency funds project to improve Wheatland drinking water system
- Study Shows Droughts Affecting So Cal Water Sources Six Times a Century
- Public Comment on Draft Water Resilience Portfolio Happening Now
- Yuba Water Agency Partners with Scripps, DWR to Study Atmospheric Rivers
All posts by California Water News Daily
State Water Project Allocation Increases to 15 Percent
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced an increase in 2020 State Water Project (SWP) allocations to 15 percent of requested supplies, up from the year’s initial 10 percent allocation announced on December 2. The...
- Posted January 25, 2020
Yuba Water Agency funds project to improve Wheatland drinking water system
A more efficient water system that will improve the city of Wheatland’s drinking water supply is in the works with the help of a grant from Yuba Water Agency. The $700,000 grant, approved by the agency board,...
- Posted January 24, 2020
Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Folsom Dam Raise
Earlier this week, State and Federal officials held a groundbreaking ceremony to officially launch work on a nearly $400 million project to raise the Folsom Dam 3.5 feet. The project is expected to take five years to complete and...
- Posted January 23, 2020
District Continues to Go Green by Expanding Use of 100 Percent Renewable Energy
At its January board meeting, Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s (OMWD) Board of Directors approved a two-year contract extension with 3 Phases Renewables, ensuring that OMWD is on track to use 100 percent renewable power at its water...
- Posted January 22, 2020
State Initiates Environmental Review for Proposed Delta Conveyance Project
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently released a Notice of Preparation (NOP) for a proposal to modernize water infrastructure in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, initiating environmental review in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The...
- Posted January 21, 2020
District Posts List of Unclaimed Money
Attention current and former customers of Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD). You may be entitled to unclaimed money. Each year, EMWD posts a list of unclaimed monies, which are typically refunds associated with the closing of water...
- Posted January 20, 2020
Repenning, Camacho Join MWD Board
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) announced last week two new directors representing the city of Los Angeles and Inland Empire Utilities Agency were seated on the board of directors. Heather Repenning will represent the city...
- Posted January 19, 2020
SB 998 Changes How Customers Receive Shut-Off Notifications
Beginning Feb. 1, 2020 water systems regulated by the Public Utilities Commission, or those supplying water to more than 3,000 customers annually will have to change how customers receive service shut-off notices. Other water systems with more...
- Posted January 18, 2020
Reclamation ends decades of financial uncertainty for water and power users of the Central Valley Project
The Bureau of Reclamation today released the Central Valley Project Final Cost Allocation Study, which determines how to distribute costs of the multipurpose CVP facilities to project beneficiaries. Extending 400 miles through central California, the CVP is...
- Posted January 17, 2020
Jennifer Capitolo Named CWA Executive Director
The California Water Association (CWA), announced it has named Jennifer Capitolo as its new Executive Director, effective January 20, 2020. She is replacing Jack Hawks, who has served as the Association’s Executive Director since 2005, and who...
- Posted January 16, 2020