All posts by California Water News Daily

  • East County Advanced Water Purification Program Moves Forward

    Padre Dam Municipal Water District announced last month that ehe East County Advanced Water Purification (AWP) Joint Powers Authority (JPA) Board of Directors and all partnering agencies have approved water and wastewater service agreements. These agreements are...

    • Posted June 8, 2020
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  • West Basin Recognizes Community Volunteers

    Since 2014, West Basin has provided more than 8,000 free rain barrels to residents throughout the District’s 180-square mile service area. West Basin’s rain barrel events regularly attract hundreds of participants at a time, requiring a dedicated...

    • Posted June 7, 2020
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  • District Taps Retired Director to fill Board Vacancy

    Earlier this week, the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) Board of Directors approved the appointment of Dwight L. (Pat) Howard to the Board to fill the vacant seat created by the passing of Director Madelyne A....

    • Posted June 6, 2020
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  • IEUA Receives $196 Million Loan from U.S. EPA for Wastewater Infrastructure Project

    Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) announced last week that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided a $196 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan for the Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 5 (RP-5) Expansion...

    • Posted June 5, 2020
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  • Local Water Resilience Projects Receive $65.8 Million in Grants from DWR

    More than $65 million in grant funding was awarded yesterday by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) as part of a continued effort to support local agencies in building long-term water resilience for their communities. The funding,...

    • Posted June 4, 2020
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  • Public Urged to Avoid Water Contact at San Luis Reservoir

    The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has urged people to avoid physical contact with the water at San Luis Reservoir in Merced County until further notice due to blue-green algae. This notice comes on the heels of...

    • Posted June 3, 2020
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  • Algal bloom in Pyramid Lake
    Recreational Water Users Urged to Be Vigilant About Harmful Algal Blooms

    Now that summer is nearly here and temperatures are rising, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) is asking the public to be careful around harmful algal blooms (HABs) in freshwater rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. These blooms...

    • Posted June 2, 2020
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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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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