All posts by California Water News Daily

  • Wendell Johnson Hired as West Basin’s New Manager of Engineering

    West Basin Municipal Water District has announced the hiring of Wendell Johnson as the manager of engineering. Johnson brings more than 20 years of engineering and public service experience to the district. “Wendell brings a wealth of...

    • Posted August 30, 2020
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  • California Association of Sanitation Agencies’ Names New Board Vice President

    California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jasmin A. Hall, Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) Board Vice President, as CASA’s new Board Vice President for the 2020-21 fiscal year. Hall was...

    • Posted August 29, 2020
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  • Coachella Valley Water District Receives National Award for New Building

    Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) announced their new Critical Support Services (CSS) building has received National Award of Merit in the water/wastewater category from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). The CSS Building was one of three...

    • Posted August 28, 2020
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  • Water suppliers, water and wildlife agencies join the Sacramento River Science Partnership

    Six California and federal agencies representing water management, fish, and wildlife, along with the Sacramento River Settlement Contractors, signed onto the Sacramento River Science Partnership this month. The Partnership establishes an interagency science collaborative in which members...

    • Posted August 27, 2020
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  • Cal Water Recommends Residents Flush Taps

    As residents begin returning home from the mandatory evacuations caused by the River Fire, California Water Service (Cal Water) recommends customers flush their taps briefly before use to move water that had been stagnant out of their...

    • Posted August 26, 2020
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  • OCWD Receives Grant Funding for Groundwater Replenishment System Expansion Project

    The Orange County Water District (OCWD) announced last week they have been awarded $5 million in grants from the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Division of Financial Assistance to use in the construction of the District’s...

    • Posted August 25, 2020
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  • IEUA and Staff Members Receive Awards from the U.S. Department of Defense

    The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) was recently awarded the “Above and Beyond Award” along with five IEUA staff members who received the “Patriot Award” from the U.S. Department of Defense through the Employer Support of the...

    • Posted August 24, 2020
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  • Tamaribuchi Joins Metropolitan Water District Board

    Water industry veteran Satoru “Sat” Tamaribuchi on Tuesday began representing the Municipal Water District of Orange County on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Tamaribuchi, who took his seat virtually, replaces...

    • Posted August 23, 2020
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  • San Francisco Refinery agrees to Settlement for Discharge Violation

    Phillips 66 Co. has been fined $285,000 by the San Francisco Bay Water Board for discharging more than 5 million gallons of partially treated wastewater from its San Francisco Refinery to San Pablo Bay. The incident in...

    • Posted August 22, 2020
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  • Water Main Replacement Begins in Portola Valley

    Cal Water has started an important water infrastructure upgrade in Portola Valley as part of its commitment to keeping critical infrastructure safe and reliable. The water main replacement project will ensure customers and firefighters continue to have...

    • Posted August 21, 2020
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