- Developer to Pay Penalty for Stormwater Violations
- Central Valley Project Water Allocation Increased for Friant Division
- Dry Weather and Low Flows Prompt Restrictions for Junior Water Rights Holders
- Reclamation announces Shasta non-critical water year
- Local Water Resilience Projects Receive $65.8 Million in Grants from DWR
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Dry Weather and Low Flows Prompt Restrictions for Junior Water Rights Holders
Last week the State Water Resources Control Board (Board) sent notices of water unavailability to 110 junior water right holders in the Scott River basin in Siskiyou County, urging them to stop diverting. Dry conditions are resulting...
- Posted June 23, 2020
DWR Submits Delta Conveyance Permit Application to Army Corps of Engineers
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has submitted a (revised) permit application to the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act...
- Posted June 22, 2020
Irvine Ranch’s Dave Paulson Named Operator of the Year
Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) has announced that Operations Supervisor Dave Paulson has been named the American Membrane Technology Association’s Operator of the Year for 2020. “We are incredibly proud that Dave was recognized with this award,”...
- Posted June 20, 2020
Palmdale Water District to Reopen Lobby Next Week
Three months after closing its lobby to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Palmdale Water District (PWD) has announced they will start a phased reopening next week on June 22 with appointments available on Mondays and...
- Posted June 19, 2020
New 40-Year License Issued for Middle Fork American River Project
Last week the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a new 40-year operating license for the Middle Fork American River Project which supplies water, clean hydroelectric power, public recreational opportunities and environmental stewardship for the people of...
- Posted June 18, 2020
State Board Increases Grant Award for Eastern Municipal Water District
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) recently announced that a final agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has been reached that will significantly increase what was already the largest grant award in EMWD’s history. EMWD’s $36.3...
- Posted June 17, 2020
Reclamation’s California-Great Basin office hires new Safety and Occupational Health Manager
The Bureau of Reclamation California-Great Basin office in Sacramento announced that Daniel Villanueva has been selected to serve as the Region’s Occupational Safety and Health Manager. In his new role, Daniel will oversee regional services for Occupational...
- Posted June 16, 2020
EVMWD receives funding to expand wastewater treatment capacity
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) has received a $1.4 million grant from the Bureau of Reclamation for planning the expansion of its Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility. Population growth is projected to increase by 50 percent over...
- Posted June 15, 2020
Valley Water Board of Directors select Rick Callender as incoming Chief Executive Officer
The Valley Water Board of Directors recently announced that Rick Callender has been selected to serve as chief executive officer. Callendar will succeed Norma Camacho, who gave notice to the Board last November. Camacho’s last day at...
- Posted June 14, 2020
West Basin expands recycled water use at Torrance Commerce Center
West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced the completion of a new recycled water project at the Torrance Commerce Center (Center) earlier this week. The Center, which is located on the former Toyota North American Headquarters...
- Posted June 13, 2020