- DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
- UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
- San Diego Water Board fines Pardee Homes $291,286 for Uncontrolled Sediment during Storms
- Judge Upholds Water Board’s penalties on Developer
- State Reminds Public of the Hazards of Harmful Algal Bloom Season
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State Water Board announces Eileen Sobeck as new Executive Director
The former assistant administrator for the Department of Commerce at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, Eileen Sobeck, will assume the position as Executive Director for the State Water Resources Control Board, effective after the...
- Posted August 10, 2017
Off-line Suburban Rosemont District/Cal American Water well found with elevated PFAA levels
An off-line well at California American Water’s Suburban Rosemont District has been found with elevated levels of perfluorinated alkyl acids (PFAAs). The well in question is one of 29 wells serving customers in the Suburban Rosemont District...
- Posted August 9, 2017
Rep. Huffman calls for public input on balanced approach to land management, wild places and rivers
Rep. Jared Huffman (D-2nd District-San Rafael) is requesting public input on his new draft legislation to protect Northern California’s wild places and streams on public lands. The legislation features three primary goals including: Restore and Revitalize Forests...
- Posted August 8, 2017
Inland Empire Utilities Agency earns procurement excellence award
Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) Contracts and Facilities Services Department was recently notified that they are the recipient of the 14th Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award sponsored by a coalition of procurement agencies and institutes including...
- Posted August 7, 2017
June 2017 water conservation data released by State Water Resources Control Board
The State Water Resources Control Board released the statewide water conservation data for the month of June earlier this week which reflects the state’s residents and water districts are still attuned to the need for water conservation....
- Posted August 6, 2017
West Basin Municipal Water District grants available for water stations at public facilities
A new program to fund and encourage water bottle filling stations at public facilities has been initiated by the Carson-based West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin). The district is now accepting applications for grants up to...
- Posted August 5, 2017
Orange County Water District invests in purchasing additional water for groundwater basin
The Orange County Water District (OCWD) Board of Directors recently voted to purchase up to an additional 100,000 acre-feet of imported water from the Municipal Water District of Orange County, the local representative of the Metropolitan Water...
- Posted August 4, 2017
Judge’s ruling prompts State Water Board to remove drinking water standard for Hexavalent Chromium
The State Water Resources Control Board approved a resolution on Tuesday to eliminate the current maximum contaminant level (MCL) for hexavalent chromium – also known as chrome 6 – found in drinking water. The board’s action was...
- Posted August 3, 2017
California Congress members urge California Water Commission to support funding for Sites Reservoir
California Congressmen Doug LaMalfa (R-1st District- CA) and John Garamendi (D-3rd District-CA), along with a bipartisan group of 40 other members of the California Congressional delegation, have sent a letter to Armando Quintero, chairman the California Water...
- Posted August 2, 2017
San Diego County Water Authority approved to begin four-mile section of Pipeline Relining Program
An additional four miles of large-diameter pipeline has been approved by the San Diego County (SDC) Water Authority Board of Directors for rehabilitation as part of the agency’s Pipeline Relining Program. The $28.6 million, 82-mile total project...
- Posted August 1, 2017