- DWR and Project WET offering workshops for Teachers to Learn About Climate Change
- Humboldt County’s Copper Bluff Mine Proposed for Superfund Program’s National Priorities List
- Metropolitan to Supply Water to Sycuan Tribe’s Unannexed Area of San Diego Reservation
- Reclamation schedules public input meetings on proposed new fee program at Lake Berryessa
- Public Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Funding available in West Basin Municipal Water District
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Landmark agreement on Salton Sea management approved by State Water Resources Control Board
After years of negotiations, petitions and delays by participating agencies, the State Water Resources Control Board approved a landmark agreement on Tuesday for the management and restoration of the Imperial Valley’s Salton Sea. The plan outlines actions...
- Posted November 9, 2017
Two upcoming QWEL training series offered at Chino Basin Water Conservation District
Landscape professionals, businesses and interested individuals interested in earning their EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) WaterSense Qualified Water Efficient Landscape (QWEL) certification are invited to attend one of two, three-day training series offered at the Montclair-based Chino Basin...
- Posted November 8, 2017
Eastern Municipal Water District begins Menifee environmentally safe wastewater infrastructure
Two hundred properties in the Quail Valley community in rural Menifee will soon dispense with their failing septic tank systems thanks to the recent groundbreaking for a new environmentally safe wastewater infrastructure. The groundbreaking is a landmark...
- Posted November 7, 2017
Cucamonga Valley Water District recognized with two awards for energy conservation efforts
Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) has been recently recognized for energy conservation by two major industry leaders. The American Water Works Association (AWWA) honored CVWD the 2017 Outstanding Energy Management Award for exceptional energy management in the...
- Posted November 6, 2017
Rowland Water District named finalist for 2017 Huell Howser Best in Blue Award
Southern California’s Rowland Water District (RWD) initiated a first-of-its-kind fire hydrant improvement and painting initiative in January 2016, in partnership with OPARC, a non-profit organization that facilitates meaningful employment opportunities for adults with disabilities in Southern California....
- Posted November 5, 2017
San Diego County Water Authority urges home owners to adjust irrigation as daylight saving time ends
Between Saturday and Sunday nights most Californians will remember to adjust their clocks (it’s time to “fall back” one hour) as daylight saving time ends. For those who forget to make this annual adjust they will show...
- Posted November 4, 2017
Agencies work ahead of pending storms to prevent debris flow from recent fires
In the wake of northern California’s deadly wildfires last month multiple agencies are now working ahead of pending storms and the rainy season to prevent post-fire floods, debris flow and pollution to local streams and waterways. Several...
- Posted November 3, 2017
Orange County Water District puts extraction well into operation to protect groundwater basin
As part of the North Basin Groundwater Protection Project, the Orange County Water District (OCWD) has put an extraction well (Extraction Well 1 or EW-1) into operation in order to protect the basin from legacy industrial contaminants...
- Posted November 2, 2017
Santa Clara Valley Water District to award $100,000 in grants for water conservation programs
As part of the 15-year Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program, the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) will be awarding up to $100,000 in grants for testing new and innovative water conservation programs and...
- Posted November 1, 2017
Orange County Sanitation District becomes first to have nationally accredited municipal laboratory
Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) announced last week that they have become the first public agency in California to receive accreditation from the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Council’s (NELAC) and The NELAC Institute (TNI) by meeting TNI’s national standards. OCSD has...
- Posted October 31, 2017