- $2.1 million awarded by U.S. EPA for California’s wetlands and streams
- Montecito Water District issues “Boil Water” notice, provides emergency water distribution sites
- San Francisco PUC increases reimbursement to $100K for flood proofing structures for property owners
- Central Valley Water Quality Board reaches Clean Water settlement with Kirkwood Mountain Resort
- EPA reaches settlement with Salinas biodiesel company to reduce risk of spills in watershed
All posts by California Water News Daily
January’s water savings of 20.5 percent surpasses last January’s 17.2 percent
Californians clearly understand the need for water conservation. Though this winter’s epic storms have made water more abundant in previously parched California, urban Californians monthly water conservation was 20.5 percent this January (when compared to the January...
- Posted March 9, 2017
Following flooding at Coyote Creek San Jose names new director of Emergency Services
In the wake of the flooding at Coyote Creek, the city of San Jose has named Ray Riordan as director of Emergency Services. Fire Chief Curtis Jacobsen made the announcement of Riordan’s new position with the city...
- Posted March 8, 2017
Cucamonga Valley Water District announces 2017 Water Savvy Landscape Contest
The Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) has announced its 2017 Water Savvy Landscape Contest intended to recognize customers who have put forth the initiative and resources to install attractive, low-water use landscaping at their homes in order...
- Posted March 7, 2017
Amador County Dollar General construction site settles stormwater violations
Arizona-based developer, SimonCRE Raylan III LLC, has settled with the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board for $55,297 for alleged stormwater permit violations at a Dollar General construction site in Pioneer, CA, some 60 miles southeast...
- Posted March 6, 2017
San Jose flood relief efforts boosted by $5 million donation
The San Jose Flood Victims Relief Fund received a much-needed and much-appreciated $5 million donation earlier this week from Los Angeles County businessman Kieu Hoang, CEO & chairman of Shanghai RAAS Blood Products. Hoang, a Vietnamese refugee,...
- Posted March 5, 2017
Lake Berryessa’s level rises; Bureau of Reclamation limits lake’s recreation activities
Winter’s atmospheric streams have produced abundant rain in Northern California and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has announced that Lake Berryessa behind Monticello Dam has exceeded the Morning Glory Spillway crest of 440 feet of elevation. Due...
- Posted March 4, 2017
California celebrates Sierra snowpack standing at 185 percent of normal
With the Sierra Nevada snowpack standing at 185 percent of normal conditions for the first day of March and a snow water equivalent (SWE) reading of 159 percent of the multi-decade March 1 average, Californians have something...
- Posted March 3, 2017
Western Municipal Water District installs new board members
Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) recently installed its new elected five-member Board of Directors for 2017. Thomas P. Evans, a WMWD board member for the past ten years, was sworn in as the district’s 2017 Board President....
- Posted March 2, 2017