- President Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration for 17 Northern California Counties
- Federal Court Dismisses Key Claims in Agua Caliente Tribe’s Water Lawsuit Against Public Agencies
- Year’s Final Manual Snow Survey Finds Snowpack is Cold and Dense with Depth of 47 Inches
- Groundwater Levels in the Coachella Valley Showing Significant Increases in Last Decade
- Legal Water Doesn’t Always Mean Safe Water Study Finds Combined Tap Water Pollutants Hazardous
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Eastern Municipal Water District Completes Installation of 150,000 Residential Smart Water Meters
More than 150,000 residential water customers in a 555-square mile service area in western Riverside County have been outfitted with smart water meters thanks to the commitment of Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) Board of directors and...
- Posted May 15, 2019
Federal Court Dismisses Key Claims in Agua Caliente Tribe’s Water Lawsuit Against Public Agencies
Litigation that began in 2013 when the and two Coachella Valley water agencies — Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) – has taken major steps toward resolution when the federal court recently ruled...
- Posted May 14, 2019
American Society of Civil Engineers, Sacramento Section, Honors Nevada Irrigation District
The miners of the 1800s California Gold Rush were determined to strike the Mother Lode for riches and fame, and are responsible for introducing mercury to the Sierra Nevada. Mercury was used to process mining ore for...
- Posted May 13, 2019
More Stringent Food Safety Practices Announced by California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement
New requirements adopted by the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) are aimed at strengthening the mandatory food safety practices required on farms to prevent future foodborne illness outbreaks like the one associated with romaine lettuce last...
- Posted May 11, 2019
Reclamation Releases $32 Million for Desalination Construction, Water Reclamation/Reuse Projects
Two funding opportunities have been released by the Bureau of Reclamation, one for Desalination Construction Projects and the other for water reclamation and reuse projects. In total, $32 million is available; $12 million is available under the...
- Posted May 10, 2019
DWR Withdraws Two-Tunnels’ Permits, Begins Planning for Single Tunnel Project
Plans to enact CA Gov Gavin Newsom’s executive order directing his administration to develop a comprehensive strategy to build a climate-resilient water system began in earnest this week when the Department of Water Resources (DWR) took formal...
- Posted May 9, 2019
Year’s Final Manual Snow Survey Finds Snowpack is Cold and Dense with Depth of 47 Inches
The Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) fifth and final manual snow survey of Water Year (WY) 2018-19 at Phillips Station on Thursday recorded a field of plentiful snow. The survey recorded 47 inches of snow depth and...
- Posted May 8, 2019
Reclamation Seeking to Underwrite New, Innovative Processes for Desalination, Water Purification
The Bureau of Reclamation is looking to fund new, innovative technologies or processes for desalination and water purification. Referring to the process as the “pitch to pilot” funding opportunity, Reclamation anticipates awarding four to six agreements with...
- Posted May 7, 2019
Groundwater Levels in the Coachella Valley Showing Significant Increases in Last Decade
Most areas of the Coachella Valley are showing significant increases in groundwater levels over the past 10 years. Two annual reports for the 2017-18 water year, which are submitted to the California Department of Water Resources to...
- Posted May 6, 2019
50-Year-Old Decisions Still Providing Water Along the Santa Ana River Watershed
Two major lawsuits settled 50 years ago in Riverside and San Bernardino counties provides credence to Humorist Mark Twain’s saying: “Whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over!” History tells us that more than 4,000...
- Posted May 5, 2019