Household water use declines according to report

The first quarter 2022 update to the Household Water Use Index by Flume Data Lab shows that in single-family homes across America, outdoor use is a significant driver of water demand, even in winter months. Flume Data Labs publishes the Household Water Use Index quarterly, regularly assessing water use across …

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IEUA activates level 3 of water storage contingency plan

Last week the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) Board of Directors adopted a drought resolution in response to current water supply conditions and Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s (MWD) Water Shortage Emergency Condition declaration in April. This resolution declares a Water Shortage Emergency Condition, activating Level 3 of the …

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Mojave Water Agency begins water delivery to thirsty basin

Eastern completes new groundwater replenishment facility

Earlier this month the Mojave Water Agency began delivering imported water to a storage aquifer near Barstow, bringing welcome relief to the water table that has hit a record low. The Mojave Water Agency Board of Directors unanimously approved the delivery of 5,000-acre feet of water to the Centro Basin …

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DWR awards $150 million to communities that rely on groundwater

California American Water Offers Inclusion and Diversity Grants

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) selected 20 regional groundwater agencies to receive a combined $150 million in funding from the Sustainable Groundwater Management Grant Program. Funding is for 119 projects focused on water efficiency, groundwater recharge, feasibility studies for alternative water supplies, and the installation of monitoring wells. …

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