- State Water Board Releases Guidelines for PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water
- San Diego Water Board Approves Orange County Water Quality Control Plan for South OC
- High E. coli Levels at Lower American River
- Agency Receives Funding for Drought Resiliency Project
- $4 Million Allocated by Bureau of Reclamation to Combat Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the West
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Pioneers in Groundwater Award presented to Orange County Water District General Manager
The Environment & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) recently honored Mike Markus, general manager of the Orange County Water District (OCWD) with the Pioneers in Groundwater Award. Only one such award is given each year by EWRI. The...
- Posted June 11, 2017
Reclamation seeks entries for ideas to protect steel structures from corrosion in water environments
In partnership and cooperation with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Navy Facilities Engineering Command, the Bureau of Reclamation has initiated a competition seeking concepts to protect large,...
- Posted June 10, 2017
State Water Resources Control Board releases April’s Conservation Data
Despite the end of the state’s five-plus year drought throughout the vast majority of the state, Californians are continuing to show that they’ve learned water conservation — even if we had to learn it the hard way....
- Posted June 9, 2017
Sacramento Valley Salmon Resiliency Strategy released aims to reduce threats to salmon and steelhead
The recently released, science-based Sacramento Valley Salmon Resiliency Strategy is aiming to address the near-and-long-term needs of the Sacramento River’s sea-going fish, primarily the endangered winter-run Chinook salmon, the threatened Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon and the...
- Posted June 8, 2017
Coachella Valley Water District contends with two broken sewer pipes, repairs underway
Water overflowing from a pond at a nearby business in the Inland Empire’s Palm Desert has caused two sewer pipes and an irrigation pipe to break. The overflowing water caused an earthen area to erode and created...
- Posted June 7, 2017
Southern California Water Committee to host workshop on future of conservation
The Southern California Water Committee has announced a new workshop showcasing tools, techniques, technology and programs that demonstrate how to provide the most cost effective water efficiency and conservation programs available. The workshop will be held Tuesday,...
- Posted June 6, 2017
Reclamation funds used by Inland Empire School Districts for water-wise gardens and landscaping
More than 200 elementary school students recently joined with officials from Val Verde Unified School District, Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to celebrate the dedication of a new water-wise garden at...
- Posted June 5, 2017
LADWP working to prepare for and harness large snowpack runoffs from the Eastern Sierra
The multi-year concern over California’s unrelenting drought has clearly turned a corner thanks to plentiful precipitation in virtually all areas of the state. However, concern now focuses on the anticipated massive water runoff resulting in this year’s...
- Posted June 4, 2017
New Ecopedal helps stop the spread of germs, bacteria and saves water in home-based faucets
Redwood City-based Namu Earth has announced a new ecopedal to help prevent the spread of germs and bacteria in home-based water faucets. Additionally, the ecopedal is a water-savings device when utilizing the new products features. Similar to...
- Posted June 3, 2017
Mojave Water announces Tom McCarthy as new GM; Kirby Brill to retire in July
After 17 years at the helm of the Mojave Water Agency (MWA) General Manager Kirby Brill is set to retire on July 21. The MWA Board of Directors announced earlier this week they have selected Tom McCarthy,...
- Posted June 2, 2017