- Governor Newsom Releases Final Water Resilience Portfolio
- Harmful Algal Blooms Identified at Big Bear Lake
- Bacterial Outbreak Forces Euthanization of Fish at Three Southern California Hatcheries
- Imperial Irrigation District Files Opening Brief in CEQA Challenge
- Developer to Pay Penalty for Stormwater Violations
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Sites Project Authority to Revise and Recirculate EIR
The Sites Project Authority (Authority) has announced it will revise and recirculate its environmental document for the Sites Reservoir project. The plan was to build the largest new reservoir in California in more than 40 years to...
- Posted May 13, 2020
Water Authority Distributes Protective Masks to Regional Water Agencies
Last week the San Diego County Water Authority started distributing 25,000 cloth facemasks to water and wastewater agency employees in six Southern California counties as part of the national effort to ensure essential workers have enough protective...
- Posted May 12, 2020
State Water Board Adopts Regulations for Lab Accreditation Program
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has adopted comprehensive regulations to modernize the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP), which oversees more than 650 laboratories that regulate testing of drinking water, wastewater discharges and hazardous waste cleanup...
- Posted May 11, 2020
USGS report shows increasing groundwater levels in Coachella Valley
A new article by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) calls efforts to mitigate land subsidence in the Coachella Valley “an emerging success story,” a finding that is echoed by analysis completed by local water agencies. The USGS...
- Posted May 9, 2020
Palmdale WD urges businesses to flush water lines before reopening
Palmdale Water District (PWD) is urging businesses that are reopening after a prolonged closure due to the Stay-at-Home order to flush all their water lines in their buildings to ensure water quality. Water that has remained in...
- Posted May 8, 2020
$5 million Allocated for lead testing in California Child Care Centers
The State Water Resources Control Board announced this week that agreement to provide approximately $5 million in grant funds for testing and remediation of lead in drinking water at licensed Child Care Centers has been executed. Assembly...
- Posted May 7, 2020
Broad Support for Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Legislation
A bipartisan group of senators and stakeholders are voicing support for the draft water resources development legislation, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 (AWIA 2020), and the draft drinking water legislation, the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act...
- Posted May 6, 2020
Funding opportunity available to build drought resiliency through WaterSMART
The Bureau of Reclamation has released a funding opportunity for communities to take a proactive approach to drought through building projects that increase water supply reliability, improve water management, or provide benefits for fish, wildlife and the...
- Posted May 5, 2020
Customers in areas of Western Riverside County asked to stop outdoor watering during emergency pipeline repair
More than 250,000 consumers in Moreno Valley and nearby Riverside County communities are being called on to immediately stop outdoor water use – including landscape irrigation, washing cars and filling pools – while a state-operated pipeline undergoes...
- Posted May 4, 2020
CVWD receives $3.3 million in grants to improve water systems in the Eastern Coachella Valley
Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will use two construction grants totaling about $3.3 million to fund three projects that will bring safe, reliable domestic water and fire protection to two Disadvantaged Communities and one elementary school in...
- Posted May 2, 2020