- Metropolitan Water Joins California Resilience Challenge to Help Prepare for Climate Change
- State Water Project Announces Final Allocation with Increase to 75 Percent for 2019
- Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Water Allocations Updated by Reclamation
- North Coast Water Board Fines Four Defendants for Illegal Land Development for Cannabis Cultivators
- Ten San Diego-Area Public Agencies Ordered to Examine Their Systems for Releases of Human Waste
All posts tagged "conservation"
Reclamation Selects Eight CA Projects for WaterSMART Grants to Prepare, Build Resilience to Drought
Eight California projects will share more than $5 million in WaterSMART grants from the Bureau of Reclamation for projects to prepare and build resilience to drought. The grants are part of the recent 18 projects selected by...
- Posted June 22, 2019
Sound Advice – Check Soil Moisture Before Watering Your Landscaping
The Sacramento-area Regional Water Authority (RWA) — a joint powers authority representing two dozen water providers and affiliates in the greater Sacramento area – is urging area residents to learn how to check their soil’s moisture before...
- Posted June 21, 2019
$67.5 Million Recommended for Funding by the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority
Of the 15 grant applications received by the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority (SFBRA) for the 2018 Request for Proposals (RFP), staff members of the SFBRA are recommending allocating $67.5 million in Measure AA funding for five...
- Posted June 13, 2019
Reclamation and DWR Take Actions to Improve Yolo Bypass Fish Passage, Floodplain Improvements
Working collaboratively the Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) have reviewed options to improve fish passage and increase floodplain fisheries-rearing habitat in the Yolo Bypass, near Sacramento. The project’s aim is to...
- Posted June 12, 2019
Upper Sausal Creek Restoration Project Completed, Improves Water Quality, Fish Habitat
A multi-benefit project, funded by, the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) Urban Streams Restoration Program, has fostered a collaborative effort to provide improvements to the community of Oakland and local fish habitats. An event in mid-May celebrated...
- Posted June 10, 2019
City of San Clemente Wins 8th Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation
A water-efficient demonstration garden – or pocket park – has earned the city of San Clemente the 8th Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. Each April, cities across the nation compete in the Wyland National...
- Posted June 5, 2019
Irrigation with Closed-Loop Dripline Recycling Furthered by $2 Million from CalRecycle To Netafim
A $2.01 million award from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) will fund the expansion of Fresno-based Netafim’s closed-loop recycling operation to collect, shred, wash, and pelletize an additional 9,612 tons per year of...
- Posted June 3, 2019
Three IE Water Agencies Award Students for Posters Regarding Conservation of, Importance of Water
The on-going issues of climate change, frequent droughts, groundwater depletion, land subsidence, rising costs for imported water, water conservation and water contamination are topics which are heard on virtually a daily basis and impact the lives of...
- Posted May 29, 2019
CDFW’s Nutria Eradication Operations Expand with $8.5 Million Award; Nutria Now Found in Stockton
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has received $8.5 million in funding from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy (SSJDC) inn order to expand its efforts in eradicating nutria, the agricultural pest known for destroying critical...
- Posted May 28, 2019
UC Davis’ Urban Horticulture Center Receives Donation to Help Develop Water-Conserving Landscapes
The University of California, Davis’ California Center for Urban Horticulture (CCUH) recently received an undisclosed donation from TreeTown USA to help develop water-conserving landscapes under its SmartLandscape Initiative. TreeTown USA is a privately-owned business headquartered in Houston...
- Posted May 25, 2019