- EPA Reaches Settlement with Salinas Co. American Cooling, Inc. Over Clean Water Act Violations
- Sativa Water District Now Under Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Works Management
- School Districts still eligible for millions in drinking water grants
- State Water Board Addressing Erosion Control after Carr Fire
- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
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Governor Brown announces two appointments to State Board
California’s Governor Jerry Brown has announced two appointments to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) — one being a reappointment and the other a new appointee to the water board. Tam Doduc, of Sacramento, who has...
- Posted March 17, 2017
Marin County faces an estimated $8.76 million for winter storm-related damages
Representatives of the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Marin County Parks addressed the county’s Board of Supervisors earlier this week, indicating that the county is facing an estimated $8.76 million cost to repair...
- Posted March 16, 2017
New irrigated lands agricultural order signed by Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
An order addressing the serious contamination of farming areas brought about by over application of fertilizers and pesticides was recently signed by the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (CCRWQCB). The order continues the 2012 monitoring...
- Posted March 15, 2017
Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority earns California Water Environments Engineering Award
The California Water Environment Association (CWEA) recently awarded the Inland Empire Regional Composting Facility (IERCF) Conveyor Project with the Santa Ana River Basin Section Engineering Achievement Award. The program seeks to honor outstanding achievements within the wastewater...
- Posted March 14, 2017
Ninth Circuit Court upholds Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians groundwater rights
A three-judge federal appeals court panel has upheld a 2015 lower court ruling that the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has a right to groundwater in the Coachella Valley. Groundwater in the Coachella Valley aquifer is...
- Posted March 13, 2017
Climate change resolution adopted by State Water Resources Control Board
Responding to AB 32, the landmark climate change law adopted in 2006, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has adopted a resolution requiring a proactive approach to climate change in all Board actions, including drinking water...
- Posted March 12, 2017
Central Valley growers face penalties for failing to obtain water quality permits
Growers in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus and Tulare counties who failed to obtain regulatory coverage or who failed to submit required farm evaluations that identify management practices that prevent pollution into surface and groundwater are now faced...
- Posted March 11, 2017
City of San Bernardino Water Department to move into new Customer Service Center
The City of San Bernardino Water Department has announced its plans to move into a new Customer Service Center. The city has determined that City Hall, and the current location of the city’s water department, is not...
- Posted March 10, 2017
January’s water savings of 20.5 percent surpasses last January’s 17.2 percent
Californians clearly understand the need for water conservation. Though this winter’s epic storms have made water more abundant in previously parched California, urban Californians monthly water conservation was 20.5 percent this January (when compared to the January...
- Posted March 9, 2017
Following flooding at Coyote Creek San Jose names new director of Emergency Services
In the wake of the flooding at Coyote Creek, the city of San Jose has named Ray Riordan as director of Emergency Services. Fire Chief Curtis Jacobsen made the announcement of Riordan’s new position with the city...
- Posted March 8, 2017