- 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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Legal Water Doesn’t Always Mean Safe Water Study Finds Combined Tap Water Pollutants Hazardous
The combination of contaminants in your tap water may be hazardous to your health. So says a peer-reviewed study by scientists at Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Washington D.C. EWG is dedicated...
- Posted May 4, 2019
Primary Maximum Contaminant Levels Increasing in Camp Fire Burn Area Waterways
The message is loud and clear. Don’t drink or cook with untreated surface waters throughout the Camp Fire burn area and downstream of the burn area! Targeted sampling of surface waters at various locations throughout the Camp...
- Posted May 3, 2019
Proposal Solicitation Package for Proposition 1 Implementation Grants Released by DWR
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently released the final Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) for the Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Implementation Grant Program. Approximately $222.3 million in grant funding is available for implementation projects,...
- Posted May 2, 2019
Dennis Underwood Conservation Area Dedicated in the Palo Verde Valley by BOR and MWD
A project is now underway to transform a 635-acre site in the Palo Verde Valley into a natural habitat of cottonwood, willow and honey mesquite trees as part of a broad program to protect threatened and endangered...
- Posted May 1, 2019
Malibu Named “Recycled Water Agency of the Year” for Civic Center Water Treatment Facility
A project supporting local efforts to address California’s drought by reducing the use of high-quality drinking water formerly used to irrigate Malibu’s public spaces and parks has earned the city the 2019 “Recycled Water Agency of the...
- Posted April 30, 2019
Orange County Water and Sanitation Districts Receive International Mercury Award
The Orange County Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) Bottled Water Campaign – a collaborative effort of the Orange County Water District (OCWD) and the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) – has earned global recognition and a silver award...
- Posted April 29, 2019
Chino Basin Desalter Authority Announces New General Manager/CEO Thomas O’Neill
Water industry veteran Thomas O’Neill was unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of the Chino Basin Desalter Authority (CDA) at their March 7 board meeting as the organization’s new General Manager/CEO. O’Neill began his new position...
- Posted April 28, 2019
Renee Purdy Named as Executive Officer for Los Angeles Regional Water Board
Environmental scientist and regional planner Renee Purdy has been named Executive Officer (EO) for the Los Angeles Regional Water Board in a recent vote by the Regional Board following seven months as the board’s acting EO. Purdy...
- Posted April 27, 2019
Russell Callejo Selected as Deputy Regional Director for Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Region
Russell Callejo, the current Assistant Regional Director for the Bureau of Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Region, will assume the position of Mid-Pacific’s Deputy Regional Director in mid-June. Mid-Pacific Regional Director Ernest Conant announced the selection of Callejo for his...
- Posted April 26, 2019
Quagga & Zebra Mussel Prevention Grant Applications Available for Uninfested CA Water Bodies
Public agencies with waterways uninfested with quagga and zebra mussels are being encouraged to apply for grants to prevent the spread of invasive mussels in California water bodies by May 10 by 5 p.m. The Division of...
- Posted April 25, 2019