- 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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American Society of Civil Engineers honors Los Angeles DWP with two awards
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch, recently presented two awards to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) for their work on the City Trunk Line South SEM Tunnel Project....
- Posted September 1, 2017
Reclamation grants $20M for western U.S. water delivery improvements including $8M for CA
The Bureau of Reclamation has announced the selection of 43 projects in the western United States to receive nearly $21 million for various water delivery efficiency improvements. The selected projects range from automated gates and control systems...
- Posted August 31, 2017
Key deadline to form local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies met by 99 percent of required basins
The State Water Resources Control Board announced on Monday that 99 percent of the state’s high- and medium-priority groundwater basins have met a key deadline to form local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) as required by the state’s...
- Posted August 30, 2017
City of Bakersfield selects vendor for the removal of 1,2,3-Tricloropropane
The city of Bakersfield, on the southern end of the state’s Central Valley, has awarded a contract to Evoqua Water Technologies, LLC, headquartered in Pittsburgh, for vessel and manifold procurement associated with mitigation of 1,2,3-Tricloropropane (1,2,3-TCP). The...
- Posted August 29, 2017
Drought-busting Water Year 2016-17 aids grape harvest in the Napa Valley
“We had stable groundwater resources even during the drought, but the high amounts of rainfall this winter ensured that groundwater resources were recharged and aquifers refilled. That’s good for Napa,” said Garrett Buckland, president of Napa Valley...
- Posted August 28, 2017
Water & Environment Federation presents technology award to disposable wipes grinder company
A bane for many years for wastewater professionals have been the not-so-disposable, disposable wipes products. These modern conveniences have been a scourge for wastewater agencies as their operators have been forced to spend hours unclogging and rebuilding...
- Posted August 27, 2017
Eastern Municipal Water District expedites meter upgrades to 5,000 meters per month
Perris-based Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has begun an expansion of its meter upgrade program to better assist their customers in monitoring their water use. The district had initiated the meter upgrade program earlier this year and...
- Posted August 26, 2017
Four projects to receive Proposition 1 Central Valley Project Improvement Act Grants
More than $89 million in Proposition 1 Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) grants will be used to fund four projects as announced by the California Natural Resources Agency this week. The projects will measurably increase or...
- Posted August 25, 2017
Sierra magazine rates UCI among top 10 “Cool Schools” for green energy, water conservation, etc.
Sierra magazine recently published its 2017 “Cool Schools” ranking placing the University of California, Irvine (UCI) as the only school scoring in the top 10 list for eight consecutive years. The university was rated in the top...
- Posted August 24, 2017
$1.6-million project to connect Tuolumne County properties to reliable drinking water
Thanks to collaborative efforts by the State Water Resources Control Board, Tuolumne County, Tuolumne Utilities District and the California Department of Water Resources, property owners in the Tuolumne County’s Quartz and Stent communities in Jamestown will soon...
- Posted August 23, 2017