- DWR and Project WET offering workshops for Teachers to Learn About Climate Change
- Humboldt County’s Copper Bluff Mine Proposed for Superfund Program’s National Priorities List
- Metropolitan to Supply Water to Sycuan Tribe’s Unannexed Area of San Diego Reservation
- Reclamation schedules public input meetings on proposed new fee program at Lake Berryessa
- Public Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Funding available in West Basin Municipal Water District
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DWR announces $86.3 million available for Groundwater Sustainability Plans and Projects
A 2014, $7.5 billion water bond, overwhelmingly supported by California’s voters, is now making $86.3 million available for Groundwater Sustainability Plans and Projects. The Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced the release of 2017 Draft Proposal Solicitation...
- Posted May 20, 2017
Bipartisan water conservation working group formed by Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia
On the heels of Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget calling for additional water conservation plans, Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia (D-56th District-Coachella) chair of Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife, has mobilized a bipartisan working group to...
- Posted May 19, 2017
Inland Empire Utilities’ Board President receives inaugural WaterNow Alliance Impact Award
Steve Elie, Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) board president, is the inaugural recipient of the WaterNow Alliance Impact Award recognizing his leadership in the negotiations of a non-litigated resolution of a longstanding groundwater contamination in the city...
- Posted May 18, 2017
Lake Tahoe Laundry Works ordered to cleanup tetrachloroethylene plume
The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board (LRWQCB) issued a Cleanup and Abatement Order last Friday to the Lake Tahoe Laundry Works’ (LTLW) responsible parties to identify and clean up a tetrachloroethylene plume (PCE) the board claims...
- Posted May 17, 2017
California water agencies receive $22M from Reclamation for “stretching limited water supplies”
As part of the Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse program, the Bureau of Reclamation has awarded more than $23,000,000 to water agencies and projects in seven states for planning, designing and constructing water recycling and re-use...
- Posted May 16, 2017
DWR Releases Initial Findings from Forensics Team Regarding Lake Oroville Spillways
Earlier this week, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) released preliminary findings of the independent Forensics Team investigating what may have contributed to the Lake Oroville main spillway failure on Feb. 7. “This memo outlines the...
- Posted May 15, 2017
Quail Valley sewer project construction to begin soon
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) recently announced it has received funding and will soon begin construction on the first phase of a sewer system in the Quail Valley area of Menifee. Earlier this year EMWD finalized an...
- Posted May 13, 2017
Bill Overhauling State Water Management Passes First Hurdle
Assembly Bill 313 was approved by the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks and Wildlife. Committee members voted 13-0 to send the bill onto the next step towards providing solutions for California’s broken water management structure. The bill,...
- Posted May 12, 2017
Region off Water Alert, but Agency maintains call for voluntary water conservation
A month after Gov. Jerry Brown declared an end to the statewide drought emergency, Southern California’s largest wholesale water supplier, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) moved from their “Condition 2 – Water Supply Alert” to...
- Posted May 11, 2017
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