- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
- 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
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City of San Diego assessed $3.2 million for failing to protect waterways from loose sediment
The city of San Diego has agreed to a $3.2 million assessment by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board to settle allegations that the city failed to protect local streams and coastal lagoons from loose...
- Posted August 11, 2017
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