- 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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West Basin Municipal Water District Earns Two Distinctions in Two Weeks
West Basin Municipal Water District, based in Carson, has received two professional accolades in a two-week period of time. The first, received in mid-August, was the prestigious 23rd Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) Award for...
- Posted September 9, 2018
Palmdale Water District Hires Adam Ly as New Assistant General Manager
Water industry veteran Adam Ly has recently been hired as the new Assistant General Manager (AGM) at Palmdale Water District (PWD). Ly most recently worked at for Downey-based Liberty Utilities (LU) California, a private utilities company which...
- Posted September 8, 2018
Dept. of Water Resources updates repair status at Oroville Dam, increases budget to $1.1 million
The giant crater carved by atmospheric rivers on the main spillway of the Oroville Dam and the subsequent erosion of the hillside of the dam’s adjacent never-before-used emergency spillway in early February 2017 not only triggered the...
- Posted September 7, 2018
“Voluntary” Water Tax Dies in Legislature
Another attempt by legislators to tax Californians for clean water has failed in a last-minute attempt and the failure has received praise by many. Senate Bill (SB) 845 by State Senator Bill Monning (D-17th District-Monterey) would have...
- Posted September 6, 2018
Chula Vista joins 10 Other Cities, Public Entities to Sue Monsanto Company for PCB Contamination
The city of Chula Vista, in concert with the national law firm of Baron & Budd, announced that they have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California against Monsanto Company for...
- Posted September 5, 2018
Orange County Water District Receives Two Reclamation Grants for Water Purification Research
Orange County Water District (OCWD) was recently notified by the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation that they are to receive $350,00 for two of their Water Purification Research projects. Reclamation has selected 16 research projects to receive...
- Posted September 4, 2018
State Senate Committee Blocks Effort to Scuttle Cadiz Water Project
A last minute bill to block the Cadiz Water Project, located in San Bernardino County, was defeated Friday night in the California State Senate on a 7-0 vote of the Appropriations Committee, just hours before the end...
- Posted September 2, 2018
Legislation co-sponsored by Eastern Municipal Water District Awaits Governor’s Signature
Assembly Bill 2050 – the Small System Water Authority Act of 2018 – has passed the California Assembly and the California Senate and now awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature. Co-sponsored by Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) and...
- Posted September 1, 2018
Last-Minute Gut-and-Amend Legislation Targets Locally Approved Cadiz Water Project
A last-minute bill by State Senator Richard Roth (D- 31st District-Riverside), which seeks to give authority to the State Lands Commission in conjunction with the Department of Fish and Wildlife to further review the Cadiz Water Project,...
- Posted August 31, 2018
Ontario-Montclair School District Recognized for Water-Savings Efficiencies
San Bernardino County’s Ontario-Montclair School District (OMSD) has been recognized by Monte Vista Water District (MVWD) for its ongoing commitment to water-use efficiency in the past decade. The school district is the third largest elementary district in...
- Posted August 31, 2018