- Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
- Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
- Three California Water Agencies Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Develop Water Market Strategies
- $5 Million Fund Established by Fenner Valley Water Authority and Cadiz, Inc. for Water Quality Investments in Disadvantaged Communities
- California’s Water Year 2018 Summary: Below Average Precipitation
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Reclamation awards two California agencies $400,000 grants for water marketing strategy projects
Two California water marketing strategy projects have received $400,000 each as part of the Bureau of Reclamation’s grant of $2.1 million for planning activities awarded to help establish or expand water markets or water marketing transactions. The...
- Posted September 9, 2017
State rates 22 of 23 East Bay Municipal Utility District’s dams with its highest rating of “satisfactory”
The recently released State of California Division of Safety of Dams’ (DSOD) new classification and assessment of the state’s dams has rated all but one of East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD) dams with its highest rating...
- Posted September 7, 2017
Division of Safety of Dams releases updated information on California’s dams
California’s Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) has released updated information on the downstream hazard classification, condition assessment, reservoir restriction status and other information for the 1,249 dams under its jurisdiction. The data will further guide efforts...
- Posted September 7, 2017
El Toro Water District receives Public Communications Achievement Award
El Toro Water District (ETWD) has received the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Public Communications Achievement Award in recognition of its communication and outreach effort for an 18 month, major multi-phase Recycled Water Expansion Project. The project...
- Posted September 6, 2017
Latest science and information incorporated into updated Central Valley Flood Protection Plan
The updated 2017 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) was adopted this week to improve flood control risk management throughout California’s Central Valley including the Sacramento and San Joaquin River basins. Developed in partnership with the Department...
- Posted September 5, 2017
Reclamation awards $3.62 million for desalination research; California to receive nearly $899,000
The Bureau of Reclamation has announced funding of $3.63 million they will provide to 13 states to conduct laboratory and pilot-scale desalination and water purification research. The Desalination and Water Purification Research (DWPR) Program is designed to...
- Posted September 3, 2017
Two desert agencies import 200,000-plus acre-feet of imported water to replenish aquifer
A joint effort by Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) have allowed the two agencies to import more than 200,000 acre-feet of water to replenish the aquifer for use by Coachella Valley businesses...
- Posted September 2, 2017
American Society of Civil Engineers honors Los Angeles DWP with two awards
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch, recently presented two awards to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) for their work on the City Trunk Line South SEM Tunnel Project....
- Posted September 1, 2017
Reclamation grants $20M for western U.S. water delivery improvements including $8M for CA
The Bureau of Reclamation has announced the selection of 43 projects in the western United States to receive nearly $21 million for various water delivery efficiency improvements. The selected projects range from automated gates and control systems...
- Posted August 31, 2017
Key deadline to form local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies met by 99 percent of required basins
The State Water Resources Control Board announced on Monday that 99 percent of the state’s high- and medium-priority groundwater basins have met a key deadline to form local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) as required by the state’s...
- Posted August 30, 2017