- Orange County Nursery donates 300 plants for Irrigation Field Trials at two UC campuses
- Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling, won’t hear water agencies’ appeal on groundwater rights
- Emergency Declaration for flooding in Owens Valley lifted by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
- PG&E launches funding challenge for “California Climate Challenge” with $1 million
- Restoration funded for watersheds impacted by unregulated cannabis cultivation
All posts tagged "conservation"
Moulton Niguel celebrates 500 million gallons of water saved through turf replacement program
Moulton Niguel Water District (MNWD) is celebrating the success of the turf removal program they launched in 2011 and the success is clearly evident in the numbers: 500 million gallons of water have been saved through this...
- Posted December 9, 2017
San Bernardino area leaders resolve pending litigation, establish recycled water reliability agreement
The city of San Bernardino and two area water agencies have come to terms for a new partnership for recycled water reliability. With a pending December hearing before a state district court judge in San Diego, water...
- Posted December 8, 2017
Court rules that San Diego has “sufficient facts” to support allegations against Monsanto’s PCBs
Judge William Q. Hayes of the United States District Court, Southern District of California, ruled earlier this week in favor of the city of San Diego and thereby defeating Monsanto Company’s motion to dismiss the city’s lawsuit...
- Posted December 2, 2017
PG&E announces grant recipients for better management of forests and watershed lands
In support of projects that examine new and better ways of managing forests and watershed lands to help prevent wildfires, Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced grants to two nonprofit organizations in northern California. Better Together...
- Posted November 30, 2017
Chinook salmon and steelhead return in impressive numbers to the Mokelumne River
Cooperative ventures, long-term plans and patience can pay off. Just ask the participants in the effort to nurture the return of Chinook salmon and steelhead on the Mokelumne River. Over 14,000 Chinook salmon have migrated to the...
- Posted November 20, 2017
Natural Resources Agency awards 39 grants in CA for urban greening improved air and water quality
After evaluating 143 applications the California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) has announced that 39 projects will share $76 million for green infrastructure projects. Funding by Cap-and-Trade revenues will provide for the green infrastructure projects that convert built...
- Posted November 15, 2017
Landmark agreement on Salton Sea management approved by State Water Resources Control Board
After years of negotiations, petitions and delays by participating agencies, the State Water Resources Control Board approved a landmark agreement on Tuesday for the management and restoration of the Imperial Valley’s Salton Sea. The plan outlines actions...
- Posted November 9, 2017
Two upcoming QWEL training series offered at Chino Basin Water Conservation District
Landscape professionals, businesses and interested individuals interested in earning their EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) WaterSense Qualified Water Efficient Landscape (QWEL) certification are invited to attend one of two, three-day training series offered at the Montclair-based Chino Basin...
- Posted November 8, 2017
San Diego County Water Authority urges home owners to adjust irrigation as daylight saving time ends
Between Saturday and Sunday nights most Californians will remember to adjust their clocks (it’s time to “fall back” one hour) as daylight saving time ends. For those who forget to make this annual adjust they will show...
- Posted November 4, 2017
Santa Clara Valley Water District to award $100,000 in grants for water conservation programs
As part of the 15-year Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program, the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) will be awarding up to $100,000 in grants for testing new and innovative water conservation programs and...
- Posted November 1, 2017