Conservation

Inland agencies partner on stormwater recharge pilot program

Inland agencies partner on stormwater recharge pilot program

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) and Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD) have partnered on a grant under the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s (MWD) Stormwater for Recharge Pilot Program. MWD’s Stormwater for Recharge Pilot Program was created to fund construction of new direct-use stormwater capture projects and …

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State agencies collaborate to support salmon populations

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) are actively working to respond to drought and climate change impacts on native species and ecosystems. Collaborating through shared projects, funding, and research efforts, DWR and CDFW are identifying critical challenges facing salmon and using the best …

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New report shows improved groundwater levels in Coachella Valley

New report shows improved groundwater levels in Coachella Valley

Groundwater levels have increased in most of the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) service area since 2009, according to a new report presented to the Board of Directors on April 26. The 2022-2023 Engineer’s Report summarizes the condition of groundwater supplies, need for replenishment and replenishment assessment charges (RACs). The West Whitewater River …

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Coachella Valley takes steps to increase water conservation

West Basin offers generous rebate for turf replacement program

Last week Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Board of Directors approved steps to voluntarily increase domestic water conservation before statewide restrictions become mandatory. The actions are part of the District Water Shortage Contingency Plan adopted last June. The plan includes six shortage levels, ranging from normal water supplies to severe shortage. …

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