- John Rossi, General Manager at Western Municipal Water District, announces his year-end retirement
- Two CWA Members participate in NARUC Summer Policy Summit in San Diego
- Foothill Municipal Water District announces September 23 water celebration at Descanso Gardens
- Halla Razak appointed as Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s new General Manager effective Dec. 1
- Workshop for mercury-impaired reservoirs operators, owners scheduled for Oct. 11
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Interior Secretary Zinke announces grants for wetland conservation and national wildlife refuges
Grants made through the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) have been announced by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, chair of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners. The $21.9...
- Posted September 12, 2017
Legislation by Sen. Hertzberg to Boost Stormwater Capture awaits Gov. Brown’s signature
Senate Bill 231 by Sen. Bob Hertzberg (D-District 18-Van Nuys) has passed both the state Assembly and the Senate and now awaits signature by Gov. Jerry Brown. The bill seeks to clarify the definition of stormwater so...
- Posted September 11, 2017
OCWD’s General Manager Markus addresses Congress, Dept. of the Interior on membrane technology
A Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill and a roundtable discussion at the U.S. Department of Interior were co-hosted by the WateReuse Association, the American Membrane Technology Association and the Water Environment Federation was held on Thursday to...
- Posted September 10, 2017
Reclamation awards two California agencies $400,000 grants for water marketing strategy projects
Two California water marketing strategy projects have received $400,000 each as part of the Bureau of Reclamation’s grant of $2.1 million for planning activities awarded to help establish or expand water markets or water marketing transactions. The...
- Posted September 9, 2017
State rates 22 of 23 East Bay Municipal Utility District’s dams with its highest rating of “satisfactory”
The recently released State of California Division of Safety of Dams’ (DSOD) new classification and assessment of the state’s dams has rated all but one of East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD) dams with its highest rating...
- Posted September 7, 2017
Division of Safety of Dams releases updated information on California’s dams
California’s Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) has released updated information on the downstream hazard classification, condition assessment, reservoir restriction status and other information for the 1,249 dams under its jurisdiction. The data will further guide efforts...
- Posted September 7, 2017
El Toro Water District receives Public Communications Achievement Award
El Toro Water District (ETWD) has received the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Public Communications Achievement Award in recognition of its communication and outreach effort for an 18 month, major multi-phase Recycled Water Expansion Project. The project...
- Posted September 6, 2017
Latest science and information incorporated into updated Central Valley Flood Protection Plan
The updated 2017 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) was adopted this week to improve flood control risk management throughout California’s Central Valley including the Sacramento and San Joaquin River basins. Developed in partnership with the Department...
- Posted September 5, 2017
Reclamation awards $3.62 million for desalination research; California to receive nearly $899,000
The Bureau of Reclamation has announced funding of $3.63 million they will provide to 13 states to conduct laboratory and pilot-scale desalination and water purification research. The Desalination and Water Purification Research (DWPR) Program is designed to...
- Posted September 3, 2017
Two desert agencies import 200,000-plus acre-feet of imported water to replenish aquifer
A joint effort by Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) have allowed the two agencies to import more than 200,000 acre-feet of water to replenish the aquifer for use by Coachella Valley businesses...
- Posted September 2, 2017