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San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency Hires New General Manager

The San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency (SGPWA) recently announced the hiring of Lance Eckhart as General Manager. Eckhart, a resident of Rancho Cucamonga, will replace Jeff Davis, who is retiring after 15 years as General Manager. Eckhart comes to SGPWA with more than 15 years experience in water resource management, …

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West Valley Water District Joins Regional Groundwater Council

On behalf of the San Bernardino Basin (SBB) area Groundwater Council (GC), the San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District (Valley District) announced that the West Valley Water District (WVWD) will join the basin area council. The SBB GC currently has 12 partners, with West Valley Water District joining as a …

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Irvine Ranch’s Dave Paulson Named Operator of the Year

Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) has announced that Operations Supervisor Dave Paulson has been named the American Membrane Technology Association’s Operator of the Year for 2020. “We are incredibly proud that Dave was recognized with this award,” General Manager Paul Cook said. “This is a really big deal, and well …

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Palmdale Water District to Reopen Lobby Next Week

Three months after closing its lobby to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Palmdale Water District (PWD) has announced they will start a phased reopening next week on June 22 with appointments available on Mondays and Thursdays. The in-person appointments will be for customers who have difficulty taking care …

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State Board Increases Grant Award for Eastern Municipal Water District

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) recently announced that a final agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has been reached that will significantly increase what was already the largest grant award in EMWD’s history. EMWD’s $36.3 million grant has been increased to $44.9 million for the Perris North Groundwater …

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