All posts tagged "conservation"

  • Desert Water Agency earns $425,000 in Grants for Grass Removal Program

    Desert Water Agency (DWA) was awarded $425,000 from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) for its grass removal program. These funds will help residents, businesses and homeowners associations within Desert...

    • Posted July 5, 2020
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  • Impressive water conservation numbers posted throughout California
    Reclamation provides $3.3 million to 52 WaterSMART Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects

    The Bureau of Reclamation has selected 52 projects in 13 states in the West to share $3.3 million in WaterSMART grants for small-scale water efficiency improvements. These projects deliver on the Department of the Interior and Reclamation’s...

    • Posted June 30, 2020
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  • Recycled Water
    West Basin expands recycled water use at Torrance Commerce Center

    West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced the completion of a new recycled water project at the Torrance Commerce Center (Center) earlier this week. The Center, which is located on the former Toyota North American Headquarters...

    • Posted June 13, 2020
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  • West Basin Recognizes Community Volunteers

    Since 2014, West Basin has provided more than 8,000 free rain barrels to residents throughout the District’s 180-square mile service area. West Basin’s rain barrel events regularly attract hundreds of participants at a time, requiring a dedicated...

    • Posted June 7, 2020
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  • West Basin Announces Water Education Series

    West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) has announced their a summer lineup of virtual education classes and other family-friendly resources. The District’s “Summer Splash” series offers free interactive learning opportunities for adults and students covering important...

    • Posted June 1, 2020
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  • Contra Costa Water District Offers Water Wise Phone Consultations

    In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and practice social distancing, the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is offering Water Wise Phone Consultations to district customers. District staff are available to provide personalized phone assistance...

    • Posted April 19, 2020
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  • BREAKING: EPA’s water rules overturned by Senate
    EPA to Maintain WaterSense Program Specifications

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that the agency will not make updates or changes to the WaterSense program specifications as directed by America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) of 2018. “Today’s action is yet another...

    • Posted April 8, 2020
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  • CDFW Awards $37 Million for Ecosystem and Watershed Restoration, Protection and Scientific Study Projects

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently announced the selection of 40 multi-benefit ecosystem restoration and protection projects to receive funding under its Proposition 1 and Proposition 68 grant programs. The awards, totaling $37 million,...

    • Posted March 31, 2020
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  • IEUA and The City of Chino Cancel Annual Earth Day Celebration

    Since 2008, Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA/ Agency) and the City of Chino have hosted an annual two-day Earth Day event for students and the community to learn about water conservation and environmental stewardship through activities and...

    • Posted March 30, 2020
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  • Vallecitos employee leads by example with WaterSmart Landscape Makeover

    We hear all the time that Californians need to conserve water through watersmart landscaping and using drought tolerant plants. Well, one Vallecitos Water District employee has taken that message to heart. Development Services Coordinator Eileen Koonce recently...

    • Posted March 15, 2020
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