All posts tagged "conservation"

  • The Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project
    NOAA Fisheries Approves Habitat Conservation Plan on Calaveras River

    Stockton East Water District (Stockton East) announced this week that a final Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) has been approved by NOAA Fisheries for the Calaveras River. This plan is designed to protect threatened fish species while also...

    • Posted September 16, 2020
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  • Valley Water District Relocates Threatened Steelhead

    Last month Valley Water biologists rescued federally threatened Central California Coast Steelhead from Coyote Creek and relocated them to a more suitable environment in the Coyote watershed ahead of the drawdown of Anderson Reservoir on Oct. 1....

    • Posted September 9, 2020
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  • Reclamation Working to Streamline NHPA Compliance

    The Bureau of Reclamation’s (Reclamation) Policy and Programs office is working on an effort to streamline the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 compliance on water distribution infrastructure, including ditches and canals. Reclamation sent a letter...

    • Posted September 6, 2020
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  • California/Nevada Tahoe Science Advisory Council elevates efforts to protect and restore Lake Tahoe

    Nevada and California joined forces last week at the 24th annual Lake Tahoe Summit to advance the states’ shared priorities to protect and restore Lake Tahoe. The combined pressures of climate change, population growth, and increased visitation...

    • Posted September 5, 2020
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  • Study finds wastewater treatment plants could profit by processing food waste while reducing greenhouse gases

    A new report issued earlier this week by the California Environmental Protection Agency (CAEPA) shows that at least half of California’s landfill-bound food waste could be processed at the state’s wastewater treatment plants and serve as an innovative power...

    • Posted August 31, 2020
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  • Water suppliers, water and wildlife agencies join the Sacramento River Science Partnership

    Six California and federal agencies representing water management, fish, and wildlife, along with the Sacramento River Settlement Contractors, signed onto the Sacramento River Science Partnership this month. The Partnership establishes an interagency science collaborative in which members...

    • Posted August 27, 2020
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  • Impressive water conservation numbers posted throughout California
    El Cajon Homeowner Selected Winner of the WaterSmart Landscape Contest

    El Cajon resident Patricia Wood has taken the title of “Best in District” in the Otay Water District’s 2020 WaterSmart Landscape Contest. Her landscape demonstrates a well thought-out design, methods for efficient irrigation, and appropriate plant selection...

    • Posted August 19, 2020
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  • Helix Water Completes New Demonstration Landscape

    Helix Water District’s new demonstration landscape, located at its administration office in La Mesa, is complete. The project beautifies the neighborhood and inspires others to install WaterSmart landscaping. The demonstration landscape includes three unique water-wise gardens on...

    • Posted August 8, 2020
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  • Olivenhain MWD Continues to Expand Recycled Water Use

    Earlier this month Olivenhain Municipal Water District announced they began supplying locally produced recycled water to the Seagate Village Homeowner Association in Encinitas. The project is a collaboration between OMWD and San Elijo Joint Powers Authority since...

    • Posted July 31, 2020
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  • IEUA Launches New Digital Education Program

    Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) has announced the launch of a new digital education program geared toward educating kids and the entire family about sustaining our natural resources. Wally’s Water Conservation Camp is a 20 day, at-home...

    • Posted July 24, 2020
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