- Public Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Funding available in West Basin Municipal Water District
- Reclamation includes four California projects for desalination and water purification research
- Four Oakland Companies Cited, Fined over Clean Water Act Violations
- 12th Annual SBC Water Conference’s Common Message: There’s Enough Water, it’s how it’s Managed
- Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program Awards Grants to Three California Projects
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Two state legislators request Governor to declare a statewide Salmon Fishery Disaster
Pointing to California’s five-year drought, poor ocean conditions and federal water management policies as the causes for the high mortality and exceptionally low survival of juvenile salmon, California’s Senator Mike McGuire (D-District 2-Eureka) and Assemblymember Jim Wood...
- Posted May 10, 2017
Cucamonga Valley Water District honors 2017 Water Scholar Program recipient
Rancho Cucamonga High School senior Lauren Hartogh has been honored by Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) as the winner of the 2017 Water Education Water Awareness Committee (WEWAC) Water Scholar Program. Hartogh’s essay, “From Africa to Abundance...
- Posted May 9, 2017
Request for Proposals applicants needed for Coho Habitat Restoration within the Klamath River
A joint Request for Proposals (RFP) has been issued for applicants to help implement coho salmon habitat restoration projects within the Klamath River and its tributaries downstream of Iron Gate Dam. Two grants totaling $1.1 million will...
- Posted May 8, 2017
Seawater desalination overwhelmingly support by Californians in every demographic group
Californians have overwhelmingly stated their support for seawater desalination projects as a way to bring more reliable water to the state. Although water year (WY) 2016-17 has provided abundant precipitation, the memory of the state’s worst five-year...
- Posted May 7, 2017
Two Californians win Bureau of Reclamation’s downstream fish passage at tall dams competition
A competition to aid in helping migrating juvenile over or around tall dams, sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, has identified four submissions to share in $20,000 for their proposed solutions. Moving migrating juvenile fish past...
- Posted May 6, 2017
New San Bernardino Municipal Water Department Customer Service Office to open May 30
A new San Bernardino Municipal Water Department (SBMWD) Customer Service Office is scheduled to open its doors to the public on Tuesday, May 30, immediately following the Memorial Day holiday. The new facility is a reuse of...
- Posted May 5, 2017
State Water Board updates mercury limits to better protect people, wildlife consuming freshwater fish
Citing a primary goal to restore and improve the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of California’s water bodies by reducing levels of mercury, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted new rules earlier this week to protect...
- Posted May 4, 2017
State’s snowpack measures 190 percent of historic average, Snow Water Equivalent of 27.8 inches
After five seasons of punishing drought Californians can celebrate the 2016-17 water year – and keep conserving the state’s precious resource. “California’s cities and farms can expect good water supplies this summer,” said DWR Acting Director Bill...
- Posted May 3, 2017
President Trump nominates former Westlands Water District lobbyist for Interior Deputy Secretary
David Longly Bernhardt, veteran Department of the Interior employee, has been nominated by President Donald Trump and Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke as the Interior’s Deputy Secretary. Bernhardt has previously held a variety of positions in the...
- Posted May 2, 2017
Santa Barbara looks to re-activate desalination facility, producing water by mid-May
The city of Santa Barbara’s Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility is targeted to be re-activated and actively producing water by mid-May after investing some $70 million financed over 40 years. The desalination plant was originally constructed and...
- Posted May 1, 2017