- 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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Disadvantaged communities eligible for 50 percent principal forgiveness funds for drinking water projects
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) recently approved the 2017-2018 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Intended Use Plan (DWSRF IUP) — thereby creating a new designation of Expanded Small Community Water Systems — and making these...
- Posted July 11, 2017
Russian River has elevated levels of coliform and E. coli bacteria; Monte Rio beach closed
As of July 6, Monte Rio beach along the Russian River has been closed due to bacterial levels testing result which have shown elevated levels of both coliform and E. coli (Escherichia coli). The Sonoma County Department...
- Posted July 10, 2017
Desert water agencies file petitions with the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Agua Caliente water rights
Effective July 5, two California desert water agencies — Coachella Valley Water district (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) – have filed petitions with the U.S. Supreme Court requesting a review on the water rights lawsuit involving...
- Posted July 9, 2017
Comments requested on the San Joaquin River Restoration Program to help guide fish restoration
On behalf of the San Joaquin River Restoration Program, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has released the “Draft Fisheries Framework: Spring-run and Fall-run Chinook Salmon” for public review and are asking for public comments on the plan....
- Posted July 8, 2017
Aqua Science Engineers to pay $50,000 fee for alleged abuses of Storage Tank Fund
Environmental consulting company Aqua Science Engineers (ASE) of Contra Costa and Orange counties recently reached a settlement with the State Water Resources Control Board regarding allegations of overbilling and other abuses against the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup...
- Posted July 7, 2017
Department of the Interior awards 46 million to 12 California projects for drought preparation
The U.S. Department of the Interior announced late last week that the Bureau of Reclamation would be awarding $4.6 million in funding to 12 California agencies and businesses to proactively prepare for and address drought in their...
- Posted July 6, 2017
Dublin San Ramon Services District to build a fourth anaerobic digester at wastewater treatment plant
Responding to the growth in the local community, the Dublin San Ramon Services District’s (DSRSD) Board of Directors has opted to move forward with plans to build a fourth anaerobic digester and a receiving station for fats,...
- Posted July 5, 2017
Mesa Water District restructures finances to save $8.96 million over the next 10 years
Customers of Orange County’s Mesa Water District can rest easy regarding the water district’s financial status and the recent restructuring of the district’s debt. An estimated $8.96 million in cost savings for the district is anticipated over...
- Posted July 3, 2017
San Diego County Water Authority poll shows high level of public confidence in water reliability
A recent poll of 1,001 adults in San Diego County has shown a high level of public confidence in the reliability of the San Diego region’s water supply. The poll, conducted by Probe Research between May 3...
- Posted July 2, 2017
Inyo County Supervisors amend Emergency Proclamation with ongoing support for runoff damage
Inyo County Supervisors adopted an amended version of their March 28 proclamation regarding flooding and widespread damage to roads and other infrastructure earlier this week in an effort to shore up the county’s ongoing emergency response. In...
- Posted July 1, 2017