- Yuba Water Agency funds project to improve Wheatland drinking water system
- Study Shows Droughts Affecting So Cal Water Sources Six Times a Century
- Public Comment on Draft Water Resilience Portfolio Happening Now
- Yuba Water Agency Partners with Scripps, DWR to Study Atmospheric Rivers
- Sierra Snowpack Off to Good Start Following December Storms
All posts tagged "conservation"
District Continues to Go Green by Expanding Use of 100 Percent Renewable Energy
At its January board meeting, Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s (OMWD) Board of Directors approved a two-year contract extension with 3 Phases Renewables, ensuring that OMWD is on track to use 100 percent renewable power at its water...
- Posted January 22, 2020
Three California agencies receive nearly $1 million for water reclamation and reuse research studies
The Bureau of Reclamation announced awards totaling $1.6 million for four Title XVI water reclamation and reuse research studies. Three of the awards went to California agencies totaling more than $950,000. These studies will lead to increased...
- Posted January 4, 2020
MWD & Bard Partner for Colorado River Sustainability In California
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) and Bard Water District have announced a landmark, seven-year seasonal land fallowing agreement that will provide Colorado River water to benefit California cities and farms. The long-term seasonal fallowing agreement...
- Posted December 31, 2019
California Wildlife Conservation Board awards $2.98 million to the California Tahoe Conservancy
Development in the 20th century destroyed much of the Upper Truckee Marsh, the largest wetland in the Lake Tahoe Basin, through dredging and filling, and channelizing the Upper Truckee River as it nears Lake Tahoe. But the...
- Posted December 3, 2019
Nine Organizations Announce Partnership to Reduce Wildfire Risk in the North Yuba River Watershed
The Blue Forest Conservation, Camptonville Community Partnership, National Forest Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, Nevada City Rancheria, Sierra County, South Yuba River Citizens League, The United States Forest Service – Tahoe National Forest, and Yuba Water Agency now...
- Posted November 19, 2019
Metropolitan Water District to Launch Further Stormwater Recharge Potential Study
On the heels of a similar $5 million pilot program approved by the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California Board of Directors in September, the board approved a new $7.5 million pilot program last week to...
- Posted November 13, 2019
Two California Projects Awarded Reclamation/CALFED Water Use Efficiency Grants for Reliability
The Bureau of Reclamation recently awarded two $500,000 in CALFED Water Use Efficiency grants to two California projects for what is expected to conserve approximately 4,000 acre-feet annually and improve infrastructure for fiscal year 2020. Along with...
- Posted October 28, 2019
UCLA Environmental Report Card Dings LA County for Water Sustainability
Felicia Federico, executive director of UCLA’s California Center for Sustainable Communities and the lead author – along with a team of recent UCLA graduates — of the center’s latest environmental report card, indicated that whereas the city...
- Posted October 25, 2019
MWD and Partners Helping to Bring More Native Plants to SoCal to be More Water Efficient
A new pilot program has been launched by numerous organizations in Southern California to aid residents in selecting more native plants for their homes and gardens to become even more water-efficient. Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern...
- Posted October 23, 2019
MWD and LA Sanitation Districts Partner for New Water Recycling Demo Plant for New Water Source
Although projected to take 11 years to fully complete – and a host of required approvals in the process – the Regional Recycled Water Advanced Purification Center, a new water recycling demonstration plant, celebrated the start of...
- Posted October 21, 2019