Conservation

SBMWD awarded Reclamation WaterSMART grant

California American Water Offers Inclusion and Diversity Grants

The San Bernardino Municipal Water Department (SBMWD) recently announced it has been selected to receive a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant program. The grant will fund Phase I of SBMWD’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project which will install data communication infrastructure, …

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EMWD Launches Landscapes for Living Program

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) recently announced a new outdoor water use efficiency program for residential customers called Landscapes for Living. Program participants can expect step-by-step instructions, EMWD customer support, and can recover up to 100 percent of project costs. “Landscapes for Living is an exciting new program that bundles …

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Biogeochemistry Group Expands its Monitoring of Water Quality in the Delta

The USGS California Water Science Center’s Biogeochemistry Group continues to address surface water quality issues and food web dynamics throughout California, particularly in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and San Francisco Bay. Recently, this work has expanded to include sampling for cyanotoxins and in situ sensors that detect changes in phytoplankton community composition, along with nutrient measurements …

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