Tag Archives: conservation

Reclamation releases steelhead into American River

The US Bureau of Reclamation and California Department of Fish and Wildlife released more than 400,000 steelhead trout into the Lower American River earlier this month according to a statement on the Agency’s website. “Reclamation is appreciative of our partnership with CDFW to operate our Nimbus Fish Hatchery on the …

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Yuba Water Agency Approves $6.5 million for forest restoration

Yuba Water Agency’s board of directors approved $6.5 million in funding for forest restoration projects this week as a part of the North Yuba Forest Partnership. The partnership is made up of nine organizations working collaboratively to plan, finance and implement forest restoration across 275,000 acres of private and public …

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State Water Board awards $97.9 million in Prop 1 funds

The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has announced the award of $97.9 million in Proposition 1 funds for 24 stormwater projects to cities, counties, and special districts statewide in an effort to capture stormwater and put it to beneficial use for communities. According to SWRCB, the stormwater projects will …

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Santa Fe Heights neighborhood now connected to recycled water

Olivenhain Municipal Water District recently announced that it has connected the newly developing Santa Fe Heights neighborhood to its recycled water system, supplying the community with locally produced recycled water. “We are excited to see another neighborhood begin using recycled water for irrigation,” said OMWD Board Secretary Ed Sprague. “Using …

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Reclamation launches new prize competition

The Bureau of Reclamation announced last week the launch of a new prize competition. The Water America’s Crops Challenge seeks to improve water delivery efficiency and minimize canal failures for America’s agriculture by reducing water seeping from a canal into the ground. “We want to deliver water to farmers as efficiently …

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