- NOAA Predicts Warmer, Drier Conditions for Winter in California
- Groundwater Increasing in Coachella Valley According to USGS Report
- Reclamation selects three California projects to receive Water Use Efficiency grants
- Water Year 2020 Ends on a Dry Note in California
- DWR Awards $37 Million for Water Resilience Projects in LA Area
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Harder, Feinstein Introduce Bill to Improve Water Management with Airborne Snow Observation Program
Last week Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) and Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced the Snow Water Supply Forecasting Program Authorization Act to establish an airborne snow observatory (ASO) and measurement program within the Department of the Interior. Without accurate...
- Posted August 20, 2020
El Cajon Homeowner Selected Winner of the WaterSmart Landscape Contest
El Cajon resident Patricia Wood has taken the title of “Best in District” in the Otay Water District’s 2020 WaterSmart Landscape Contest. Her landscape demonstrates a well thought-out design, methods for efficient irrigation, and appropriate plant selection...
- Posted August 19, 2020
Vista Irrigation District Will Not Increase Water Charges In 2020
Vista Irrigation District has, like many other districts around the State, decided to not increase their water service charge in 2020 in an effort to support its customers facing financial challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our board...
- Posted August 18, 2020
Trump Administration advances plan to increase water reliability in Bay Area and Central Valley
The Bureau of Reclamation has released the Final Feasibility Report, which documents potential costs and benefits of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project. As part of a continuing effort to increase storage capability throughout California, Reclamation and the Contra...
- Posted August 17, 2020
Reclamation Commissioner selects Rob Manning as Chief of Public Affairs
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman announces the selection of Rob Manning, former Pentagon spokesperson, as Reclamation’s chief of Public Affairs. “Rob Manning is an outstanding addition to our team, as he brings a unique blend of...
- Posted August 16, 2020
Crowfoot addresses SoCal Water Conference regarding State’s Water Resilience Portfolio
~ CA Secretary of Natural Resources indicates that there’s a lot more that can be done ~ On July 28 of this year, Governor Gavin Newsom released the final version of the California Water Resilience Portfolio. The...
- Posted August 15, 2020
City of Galt Agrees to Settlement in Sewage Spill Case
The city of Galt has agreed to pay $110,715 to settle a case that began two years ago when 301,000 gallons of untreated sewage overflowed into Dead Man Gulch, a tributary of South Laguna Creek. The spill...
- Posted August 14, 2020
Santa Ana Water Board Postpones Decision on Huntington Beach Desalination Permit Renewal
The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board announced that it is postponing its decision on a waste discharge permit renewal for a proposed desalination project in Orange County and requested more information from staff. The announcement...
- Posted August 13, 2020
Rancho California Water Appoints New Board Member
On August 6, Rancho California Water District’s Board of Directors unanimously appointed Joseph Kuebler to fill a vacancy after long-time board member Lisa Herman resigned last month. Mr. Kuebler has a long history in water having served...
- Posted August 12, 2020
Public comment period open for critical Shasta Dam proposal
The Bureau of Reclamation has proposed raising the Shasta Dam and is seeking public input on the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. By raising the 600-foot-tall Shasta Dam by 3% or an...
- Posted August 10, 2020