California Water News Daily

Water District Uses Sensus Smart Utility Network to Sustain Efficient Operations Through the Pandemic and Beyond

Cyclical water shortages are a challenge that Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) takes seriously. As California’s sixth-largest retail water agency, they embrace the opportunity to balance water use efficiency with meeting the needs of a diverse and growing customer base. Located in western Riverside County, California, EMWD provides water and wastewater services …

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California Water Service Group Promotes Mike Mares to Vice President of Full Group’s Utility Operations

California Water Service Group (Group) (NYSE: CWT) today announced the promotion of Michael S. Mares, Jr. from Vice President, California Operations to Vice President, Operations. Effective January 1, 2021, Mares will oversee field operations for California Water Service (Cal Water), Hawaii Water Service (Hawaii Water), New Mexico Water Service, and …

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Congress Approves 2020 Water Resources Development Act

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved the 2020 Water Resources Development Act. The legislation – commonly referred to as WRDA – is expected to pass the Senate and be signed into law before the end of the year. Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House …

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State Water Board Approves Aquatic Toxicity Plan

The State Water Resources Control Board has approved a comprehensive plan to ensure lab testing and analysis for toxicity in waterways are completed using the same protocols and standards statewide. The plan, called the Aquatic Toxicity Provisions, makes important and targeted changes to activities at the State Water Board and …

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Water districts partner to ensure reliable water supply for region

Last week Western Municipal Water District (Western) and the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) announced a historic partnership to ensure reliable and safe water supply to their customers. The new agreement between Western and EVMWD will provide water supply stability for both agencies as they plan for existing and …

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