- UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA
- Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Approved by Metropolitan Water District Board
- Twin Tunnels on Hold, DWR Withdraws Request for Certification from Delta Stewardship Council
- DWR Announces Draft Decisions for Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications
- West Basin Municipal Water District Funds Surfrider Foundation’s Teach and Test Program
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California American Water launches new hardship assistance program in Monterey County
In order to ensure that each customer in Monterey County has access to reliable water, California American Water has launched a new hardship assistance program in partnership with United Way Monterey County (UWMC). The new program is...
- Posted February 7, 2018
Two SoCal agencies launch Santa Ana River Watershed Educational Signage Project
Sixty-four educational signs have recently been erected throughout the Santa Ana River Watershed to increase the public’s knowledge of the watershed and to help people better understand the role it plays in the community. The project is...
- Posted February 6, 2018
Study concludes Eastern Mojave Desert Spring will not be harmed by Cadiz Water Project
A new scientific study has confirmed a previous California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) determination that a natural spring – Bonanza Spring – in the eastern Mojave Desert will not be adversely impacted by the Cadiz Valley Water...
- Posted February 5, 2018
DWR releases draft funding awards for fourth round of Proposition 1 desalination grants
Eight desalination projects have been recommended for funding to receive a combined total of $34.4 million from the state Department of water resources. Contrary to the public perception of desalination only one of the projects will utilize...
- Posted February 4, 2018
California lacking snow; snow water equivalent at only 4.9 inches, 27 percent of date’s average
Is California headed for another drought? Early season indicators do not bode well for the thirsty state after Thursday’s monthly manual snow survey east of Sacramento at Phillips Station. “The snow survey today shows water content far...
- Posted February 3, 2018
Irvine Ranch public-private partnership earns Innovation Award for Energy Storage Program
Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) and Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) have been recognized for their public-private partnership to install the largest network of energy storage systems at a public water agency in the United States. The partnership...
- Posted February 2, 2018
Report seeks to provide key elements of successful groundwater management for California managers
A report released Monday by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI), which has investigated the tools and strategies used by groundwater managers across the Western U.S., indicates...
- Posted February 1, 2018
State Contractors see slight increase of allocation
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced Monday a slight increase of the projected water delivery estimate for State Water Project recipients. Recipients’ allocation estimate increased from 15 percent to 20 percent. “This incremental adjustment to allocations...
- Posted January 31, 2018
Feinstein requests more funding for wastewater treatment along U.S.-Mexico border
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has called upon the Trump administration for an increase in funding along the U.S.-Mexico border for additional wastewater and sewage treatment. Feinstein’s request for the additional funding stems from the increase in the...
- Posted January 30, 2018
Testing underway for new Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway Prior to Final Commissioning
Testing began recently by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the new Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway as part of the official commissioning of the newly constructed structure. The tests began...
- Posted January 29, 2018