- DWR awards $1 Million to each of Sonoma County’s three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies
- Lower American River water quality monitoring shows elevated levels of E. coli bacteria
- Water Available for Aquifer Replenishment report released by Department of Water Resources
- March’s Precipitation helped but was no Miracle; Snowpack increased to 52 percent of average
- Updated Water Allocations for Friant and North of the Delta Contractors released by Reclamation
All posts tagged "conservation"
Popular turf removal rebate program returning
By JIM STEINBERG Are you tired of the way your lawn looks? The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s popular turf removal rebates are returning. Starting in July, business and residential customers will again have incentives to...
- Posted April 21, 2018
San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority approves $18 Million in Wetlands Restoration Projects
Nearly $18 million in grants has been allocated by the Governing Board of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority, the local agency responsible for allocating funding raised by Measure AA, for wetlands restoration projects in the Bay...
- Posted April 17, 2018
Three Southern California tribes receive U.S. EPA approval to implement water, air programs
Three Southern California tribes recently received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to implement specific programs under federal Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act regulations. Representations from the three tribes were presented with Certificates...
- Posted April 15, 2018
Inland Valley Water Users asked to Reduce Use during Temporary Water Main Repair Shutdown
Residents and businesses in nine Inland Valley cities are being asked to minimize water usage from Monday, April 23 through Saturday, April 28 when deliveries from a regional water line are suspended while the state repairs upstream...
- Posted April 14, 2018
Caltrans to pay nearly $2 Million to North Coast Regional Water Board for water quality violations
A settlement agreement of $1,954,999 has been reached between the North Coast Regional Water Board (NCRWB) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) regarding alleged water quality violations of stormwater permits associated with construction of the Highway...
- Posted April 13, 2018
$85.8 Million in Grants announced by DWR for Groundwater Sustainability Projects
Earlier this week the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced they had awarded $85.8 million in grants for groundwater sustainability projects that directly benefit severely disadvantaged communities and aid in the development of Groundwater Sustainability Plans...
- Posted April 7, 2018
New California Water Board Appointee E. Joaquin Esquivel Confirmed by State Senate
Following the March 14 recommendation by the Senate Rules Committee that he be confirmed to serve on the State Water Resources Control Board and after Governor Edmund G. (“Jerry”) Brown Jr. appointed E. Joaquin Esquivel to the...
- Posted April 6, 2018
LADWP wins award for Enhanced Energy Savings Assistance Program to assist low-income customers
The California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) recently honored the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) for a joint program with the Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) that provides free energy and water efficiency upgrades for...
- Posted April 2, 2018
UTC Aerospace Systems aims to save additional 25-million gallons of water at Santa Fe Springs site
After nearly three years of initiative planning, design and construction with the state of California and the local municipal water district, UTC Aerospace Systems (UTCAS) has launched first U.S.-based water reclamation initiative at its manufacturing facility in...
- Posted March 23, 2018
Bureau of Reclamation announces three grant opportunities as part of the WaterSMART program
In an effort to plan for and implement actions to increase water supply reliability, the Bureau of Reclamation has announced three funding opportunities for fiscal year 2018. Through the Department of the Interior’s WaterSMART program initiative, Reclamation...
- Posted March 22, 2018