- Bureau of Reclamation Issues Updated Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
- Governor Adds Eight More Counties to State of Emergency Declaration Due to Winter Storms
- Abundant Snow Packs Sierra Nevada With 162 Percent of Average Statewide
- Novato Computer Data Recovery Firm Donating Up to $1 Million of Services to Russian River Residents
- Strong Winter Storms Prompt State Water Project Allocations Increase to 70 Percent
All posts tagged "conservation"
New Groundwater Storage Program Between MWD, Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Hailed
Southern California is truly an arid desert. If not for abundant water, Southern California would not be the booming metropolis we know today. But in spite of copious amounts of rain in Water Year (WY) 2016-17 and...
- Posted April 15, 2019
Metropolitan Water District and Member Agencies Offering Upgraded Turf Replacement Program
With summer and its accompanying heat, you may be asking if you really want to pay for your increased water bill thanks to your thirsty lawn. Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California and its member agencies...
- Posted April 10, 2019
To Protect Waterways, State Water Board Adopts Statewide Wetlands Definition
Based largely on the scientific conclusions used for the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ wetland definition and regulatory programs, California’s State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) adopted Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday, April 2. The...
- Posted April 5, 2019
CDFW’s First Year Nutria Eradication Effort Successful, 400-Plus Rodents Captured to Date
Invasive nutria, South American rodents originally imported and farmed in California for the fur trade, have become California’s “triple threat.” They are characterized as a destroyer of critical wetlands needed by native wildlife, a top-rated agricultural pest...
- Posted April 3, 2019
Ground Water Management Plan for Cadiz Water Project Authenticated by Third Party Public Agency Study
The Groundwater Management Plan for the Cadiz Water Project in the Mojave Desert has been authenticated by a team of experts from four separate engineering firms and was presented to the Three Valleys Municipal Water District at...
- Posted March 27, 2019
Bella Vista Water District’s 693-Kilowatt Solar Project to Provide Clean Energy for Water Pumping
Bella Vista Water District (BVWD) in Redding has announced the completion of a 693-kilowatt solar project to provide clean energy for the utility’s use in conjunction with CalCom Energy. BVWD serves approximately 20,000 customers in a service...
- Posted March 22, 2019
March 18 through 24 is the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Fix a Leak Week”
The Environmental Protection Agency has declared March 18 through 24 its annual Fix A Leak Week. If that sounds “gimmicky” or just an educational curriculum for school kids you’re mistaken. The reality is that household leaks can...
- Posted March 20, 2019
Olivenhain Municipal Water District Begins Serving Recycled Water to Local Homeowners Association
Southern California’s Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD) is now providing recycled water to the Del Rayo Downs Homeowner Association (HOA) in Rancho Santa Fe. OMWD is working with large irrigators on the benefits of retrofitting their irrigation...
- Posted March 11, 2019
Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s “Water is Life” Poster Contest Deadline is March 14
Although the deadline for Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) “Water is Life” poster contest is less than a week away there’s still time for kindergarten through grade 12 students in the agency’s service area to develop and...
- Posted March 8, 2019
Reclamation Launches Prize Competition to Keep Fish Safe from Water Diversions and Intakes
A theoretical challenge was issued by the Bureau of Reclamation earlier this week to help protect fish from water diversions and intakes. Reclamation is seeking ideas to help keep fish away from these hazards now through May...
- Posted March 7, 2019