- UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
- San Diego Water Board fines Pardee Homes $291,286 for Uncontrolled Sediment during Storms
- Judge Upholds Water Board’s penalties on Developer
- State Reminds Public of the Hazards of Harmful Algal Bloom Season
- 2018 Central Valley Project Water Allocations Updated for South-of-Delta Contractors
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Salton Sea Authority, Partners complete the first State-Funded Project at the Salton Sea
The Salton Sea Authority (SSA), the Torres Martinez Tribe and numerous other partners gathered recently for a Water Flowing Ceremony to celebrate the first state-funded project to be completed at the Salton Sea. The ceremony, held at...
- Posted May 5, 2018
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers providing $1 million to help control invasive species at Lake Tahoe
The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has announced that the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will be providing $1 million in federal funding to help control, prevent, and monitor harmful aquatic invasive species in Lake Tahoe. The...
- Posted May 4, 2018
Two Siskiyou County Water Treatment Operators lose Licenses for Falsifying Public Water Test Results
A criminal investigation has resulted in two Siskiyou County water treatment operators surrendering their licenses to operate public drinking water systems after they pleaded no contest to one count of making a false statement or representation, a...
- Posted May 3, 2018
LA Councilman Englander seeks to place Floating Solar Panels on Los Angeles Reservoirs
Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander is looking to launch a pilot project to establish “floating solar” panels on Los Angeles reservoirs in an effort to test the feasibility of these environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient projects. Fifty percent...
- Posted May 2, 2018
Water Quality Control Board reaches $2.2 Million Settlement for Treatment Plant Sewage Spill
Two September 2015 that released partially treated municipal wastewater — containing plastic waste and other debris which was discharged into Santa Monica Bay — have resulted in a $2.2 million settlement between the Los Angeles Regional Water...
- Posted May 1, 2018
Kern County Grower Penalized for Failing to Acquire Water Quality Permit
Kern County landowner Konark Ranches LLC has been issued a $100,000 penalty by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Central Valley Water Board) for failing to get a required permit in order to discharge waste...
- Posted April 30, 2018
DWR Apprentice Exam Applications Due Saturday, May 5, in person, for June Exam
Looking for a paid apprenticeship as a Hydroelectric Plant Electrician, Mechanic or Operator or as a Utility Craftsworker? If so, make plans now to submit your application, in person, on Saturday, May 5 between the hours of...
- Posted April 29, 2018
Major Retrofit to Perris Dam Completed, Reduces Seismic Risks
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced the completion of major retrofit to Riverside County’s Perris Dam. The recently completed work will reduce seismic risk to the dam which was originally constructed from 1970 to...
- Posted April 28, 2018
Four Environmental Projects along California’s U.S.-Mexico border awarded $327,000
Four environmental projects in California and Baja California, along the U.S.-Mexico border, will share in $327,000 awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for assessing transboundary wastewater spill impacts, understanding of binational airshed data, improving waste management...
- Posted April 27, 2018
Updated 2018 Central Valley Project Water Allocations released by Reclamation
Updated 2018 water allocations for the Central Valley Project (CVP) contractors were recently released by the Bureau of Reclamation. Late March and early April rain and snow have allowed for water allocations increases throughout the CVP. Mid-Pacific...
- Posted April 26, 2018