Reclamation issues Record of Decision for Mendota Pool Group program offering affordable, reliable water for farmers

The Bureau of Reclamation issued a Record of Decision Friday for an action that optimizes water supply and reduces pumping impacts through the Mendota Pool Group 20-Year Exchange Program, expected to begin in early 2020. Reclamation and Westlands Water District evaluated alternatives and recommended an action to allow annual exchanges …

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Kettleman City Welcomes New Water Treatment Facility

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

Kettleman City will no longer be plagued by contaminated groundwater thanks to a new $11 million water treatment plant built with state and federal funds. Previously, the community had relied on delivery of replacement drinking water for years. In December, residents, community leaders, environmental justice groups, and local and state …

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Advanced Metering Infrastructure Could Be Coming to San Jose

San Jose Water announced last week that it had filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to deploy Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) throughout its service area. AMI technology includes advanced meters that can take up to hourly readings daily, along with a data transmission system to provide …

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