- Reclamation Announces Updates for Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
- President Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration for 17 Northern California Counties
- Federal Court Dismisses Key Claims in Agua Caliente Tribe’s Water Lawsuit Against Public Agencies
- Year’s Final Manual Snow Survey Finds Snowpack is Cold and Dense with Depth of 47 Inches
- Groundwater Levels in the Coachella Valley Showing Significant Increases in Last Decade
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New Groundwater Storage Program Between MWD, Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Hailed
Southern California is truly an arid desert. If not for abundant water, Southern California would not be the booming metropolis we know today. But in spite of copious amounts of rain in Water Year (WY) 2016-17 and...
- Posted April 15, 2019
Two Montclair High School Seniors Receive Scholarships from Monte Vista WD Board of Directors
The April 10 Board of Directors meeting at Monte Vista Water District (MVWD) included the annual presentation of two $1,000 scholarships. Montclair High School seniors Maria Farias and Ixchel Hernandez were awarded the “2019 Bruce J. Lance,...
- Posted April 14, 2019
Wade Crowfoot Confirmed as California Secretary for Natural Resources by the State Senate
The former environmental advisor to former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is now Governor Gavin Newsom’s Secretary for Natural Resources after being confirmed by the State Senate on Monday in a bi-partisan vote of 38-0. Gov. Newsom...
- Posted April 13, 2019
Reps Huffman & Grijalva Initiate New Inquiry on Secretary Bernhardt’s Ties with Westlands Water
Water, Oceans, & Wildlife Subcommittee Chair Rep. Jared Huffman (D-2nd District-San Rafael), along with Natural Resources Committee Chair Arizona Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-3rd District-Tucson, AZ) initiated a new inquiry last Friday regarding David Bernhardt, the current...
- Posted April 12, 2019
U.S. Representatives Looking to Rebuild Whitter Narrows Dam Before Catastrophic Flood Occurs
Citing the urgent need to repair the 62-year-old Whittier Narrows Dam, U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano, (D-32 District-El Monte) and U.S. Rep. Linda Sánchez, (D-38th District-Norwalk) have written a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and...
- Posted April 11, 2019
Metropolitan Water District and Member Agencies Offering Upgraded Turf Replacement Program
With summer and its accompanying heat, you may be asking if you really want to pay for your increased water bill thanks to your thirsty lawn. Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California and its member agencies...
- Posted April 10, 2019
Olivenhain Municipal Water District Designated as State’s Medium Recycled Water Agency of the Year
Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD) was recognized late last month as the medium-sized Agency of the Year by the WaterReuse Association of California. The award honors OMWD’s development of local and regional recycled water resources that conserve...
- Posted April 9, 2019
Shivaji Deshmukh Joins Inland Empire Utilities Agency as the New General Manager
Nineteen-year water industry veteran Shivaji Deshmukh will assume his new position as general manager at the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) beginning Monday morning, April 8. The IEUA Board of Directors announced Deshmukh’s appointment late last month....
- Posted April 8, 2019
OCWD President Sarmiento Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
Orange County Water District (OCWD) President Vicente Sarmiento was in Washington D.C. earlier this week to testify before the House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife regarding the provision of a safe and reliable water supply in...
- Posted April 6, 2019
To Protect Waterways, State Water Board Adopts Statewide Wetlands Definition
Based largely on the scientific conclusions used for the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ wetland definition and regulatory programs, California’s State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) adopted Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday, April 2. The...
- Posted April 5, 2019