All posts by California Water News Daily

  • Advanced Water Treatment Operator Certification Program Now Available

    The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) announced yesterday that the new Advanced Water Treatment Operator™ (AWTO™) certification program is available. Planning and development of the certification program was done in partnership with...

    • Posted July 29, 2020
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  • Scammers Target Water Utility Customers

    In tough times scammers are more active, taking advantage when people are already on edge and feeling vulnerable. Recent reports indicate that water agency customers are once again the target of their underhanded scheme. Some examples of...

    • Posted July 28, 2020
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  • Callendar Selected to Lead Valley Water as CEO

    Congratulations to Rick Callender who has been selected at the new chief executive officer for Valley Water, becoming the first African American to serve in the role. Callender’s immediate priorities will be navigating the agency through COVID-19,...

    • Posted July 27, 2020
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  • Awards
    Rowland Receives Honors for Customer Outreach

    Rowland Water District is pleased to announce that it has received multiple honors in this year’s California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) Epic Awards.  The District received a pair of awards in the Graphic Design-Print Category...

    • Posted July 26, 2020
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  • District awards college scholarships to 26 local high school students

    The Imperial Irrigation District (IID), during its meeting of July 21, awarded $19,250 in scholarship awards to 26 local high school students who are pursuing their education at an accredited college, university or trade school this fall....

    • Posted July 25, 2020
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  • IEUA Launches New Digital Education Program

    Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) has announced the launch of a new digital education program geared toward educating kids and the entire family about sustaining our natural resources. Wally’s Water Conservation Camp is a 20 day, at-home...

    • Posted July 24, 2020
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  • Harmful Algal Blooms Identified at Big Bear Lake

    The State Water Resources Control Board and Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board are urging recreational water users and dog owners to avoid water contact until further notice while visiting Mallard Lagoon and the eastern end...

    • Posted July 23, 2020
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  • Garamendi Secures Key Provisions for Central Valley in Water Resources Development Act

    Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has announced several key provisions in the “Water Resources Development Act of 2020” (H.R.7575) have been added for the California Delta and...

    • Posted July 22, 2020
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  • Bacterial Outbreak Forces Euthanization of Fish at Three Southern California Hatcheries

    Three California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) fish hatchery facilities in the eastern Sierra and Southern California have been battling a bacterial outbreak that has affected 3.2 million fish. This week, after consultation with fish pathology...

    • Posted July 21, 2020
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  • State Water Board fraud.
    Allterra Environmental settles with state over fraud allegations

    A Santa Cruz-based consulting company accused of inflating invoices tied to work with the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund has agreed to pay more than $100,000 in penalties as part of a settlement agreement with the State...

    • Posted July 20, 2020
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