- Reclamation Announces Updates for Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
- 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
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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
Imperial Irrigation District Alleges Metropolitan Water District Violated CEQA Principles
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) is now being formally challenged by the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) in a petition filed last week in Los Angeles Superior Court. The lawsuit alleges violations of the California Environmental...
- Posted April 24, 2019
CA Department of Corrections Investigating Legionella Outbreak in Stockton Facilities
Legionella, also known as Legionnaires’ disease, has recently been identified at California Health Care Facility (CHCF) and the Northern California Youth Correctional Center (NCYCC) — which includes N.A. Chaderjian and O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facilities — in...
- Posted April 23, 2019
CA Association of Public Information Officials Present Two Awards to Eastern Municipal Water District
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) was honored last week with two communications awards from the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) during its annual awards event on April 10. EMWD was recognized with Excellence in Public...
- Posted April 22, 2019
Bureau of Reclamation Issues Updated Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
The abundant rain and snow of Water Year (WY) 2018-19, and the anticipated snow melt to come late this spring and summer, have banished California’s multi-year drought and eased the concern regarding allocations for most of the...
- Posted April 21, 2019
AB 756 Would Require All California Water Systems to Test for PFOA and PFOS Chemicals
Testing of all public water systems for toxic fluorinated chemical compounds has been introduced by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-58th District-Bell Gardens) would require all public water systems – regardless of size — to monitor perfluorooctanic acid (PFOA)...
- Posted April 20, 2019
Dept. of Water Resources Releases Grant Funding of $1.3 Million for Water Desalination Projects
Four Southern California projects have been awarded a total of $1.3 million from California’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) for water desalination planning and implementation projects. The awardees – the cities of Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks...
- Posted April 19, 2019
Governor Adds Eight More Counties to State of Emergency Declaration Due to Winter Storms
California Governor Gavin Newsom has issued an emergency proclamation for an additional eight counties due to extensive damage from severe February atmospheric river storm systems which caused widespread damage and flooding. Newsom’s Proclamation of a State of...
- Posted April 18, 2019
GSA Engineering Settles With State Water Board Over Underground Storage Tank Fraud Allegations
GSA Engineering Inc. (GSA), an environmental consulting firm based in Pacific Palisade, has settled with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) over allegations that it submitted inflated invoices to the Underground Storage Tank (UST) Cleanup Fund...
- Posted April 17, 2019
B.F. Sisk Dam Seismic Upgrade Environmental Documents Released by Federal and State Agencies
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for B.F. Sisk Dam in Merced County is now available for a 45-day public review period. The EIS/EIR for prepared jointly by the Bureau of Reclamation and the California...
- Posted April 16, 2019