- Los Vaqueros Reservoir expansion seeks $434 million in state funding from Proposition 1
- Pasadena’s Tetra Tech contracted for technical support of EPA’s Watershed Protection Program
- DWR’s Joel Ledesma provides Oroville Dam crisis overview at Water Conference
- San Bernardino County Water Conference honors 18 Inland Empire H2O Heroes
- City of San Diego assessed $3.2 million for failing to protect waterways from loose sediment
All posts tagged "conservation"
Feather River salmon spawning improvement project underway
Mature salmon looking for key spawning areas received a boost earlier this week when the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) commenced a salmon spawning improvement project by placing 5,000 cubic yards of spawning gravel into the...
- Posted August 16, 2017
June 2017 water conservation data released by State Water Resources Control Board
The State Water Resources Control Board released the statewide water conservation data for the month of June earlier this week which reflects the state’s residents and water districts are still attuned to the need for water conservation....
- Posted August 6, 2017
West Basin Municipal Water District grants available for water stations at public facilities
A new program to fund and encourage water bottle filling stations at public facilities has been initiated by the Carson-based West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin). The district is now accepting applications for grants up to...
- Posted August 5, 2017
Collaboration for Balboa Park water-use efficiency upgrades to save both water and energy
A collaborative project between the San Diego County Water Authority and San Diego Gas & Electric® (SDG&E) and the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, is aiming to reduce both water use and energy consumption at Balboa Park. The...
- Posted July 29, 2017
Grants for WaterSMART small-scale water efficiency projects announced by Bureau of Reclamation
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Secretary Ryan Zinke, on behalf of the Bureau of Reclamation has announced grant funding for 57 communities in 15 states including 10 projects in California. The 57 projects will receive a...
- Posted July 25, 2017
Water conservation is not a thing of the past – see DWR’s State Fair exhibit for new ideas
“Water Conservation: Rain or Shine” is the theme of the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) 2017 California State Fair exhibit. And despite the abundant precipitation the state received in Water Year 2016/17, conservation is still critically important...
- Posted July 18, 2017
Russian River has elevated levels of coliform and E. coli bacteria; Monte Rio beach closed
As of July 6, Monte Rio beach along the Russian River has been closed due to bacterial levels testing result which have shown elevated levels of both coliform and E. coli (Escherichia coli). The Sonoma County Department...
- Posted July 10, 2017
Comments requested on the San Joaquin River Restoration Program to help guide fish restoration
On behalf of the San Joaquin River Restoration Program, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has released the “Draft Fisheries Framework: Spring-run and Fall-run Chinook Salmon” for public review and are asking for public comments on the plan....
- Posted July 8, 2017
Soquel Creek Water District receives two industry awards
The Soquel Creek Water District (SCWD) announced earlier this week they are the recipients of two industry awards – the “Transparency Certificate of Excellence” Award from the California Special District Leadership Foundation and from the Government Finance...
- Posted June 25, 2017
Threatened Desert Tortoise receives a helping hand from Cadiz Water Project
The once common desert tortoise has had a rough road in the past 20 years and one California desert landowner has – and is – going above and beyond to ensure the well-being and conservation of the...
- Posted June 15, 2017