- California Department of Water Resources Announces Initial State Water Project Allocation
- DWR Releases Initial Study/Proposed Mitigated Negative for Soil Investigations in the Delta
- Floodwater Diversions and Other High Flow Groundwater Capture Efforts Permitting Streamlined
- UC Davis Collected Drought-Surviving Pine Trees’ Seeds Years Ago, Now They’re Planting the Seedlings
- Has UC Riverside-led Team’s Discovery Found Hope for Crops Despite Frequently Occurring Drought?
All posts tagged "conservation"
California Wildlife Conservation Board awards $2.98 million to the California Tahoe Conservancy
Development in the 20th century destroyed much of the Upper Truckee Marsh, the largest wetland in the Lake Tahoe Basin, through dredging and filling, and channelizing the Upper Truckee River as it nears Lake Tahoe. But the...
- Posted December 3, 2019
Nine Organizations Announce Partnership to Reduce Wildfire Risk in the North Yuba River Watershed
The Blue Forest Conservation, Camptonville Community Partnership, National Forest Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, Nevada City Rancheria, Sierra County, South Yuba River Citizens League, The United States Forest Service – Tahoe National Forest, and Yuba Water Agency now...
- Posted November 19, 2019
Metropolitan Water District to Launch Further Stormwater Recharge Potential Study
On the heels of a similar $5 million pilot program approved by the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California Board of Directors in September, the board approved a new $7.5 million pilot program last week to...
- Posted November 13, 2019
Two California Projects Awarded Reclamation/CALFED Water Use Efficiency Grants for Reliability
The Bureau of Reclamation recently awarded two $500,000 in CALFED Water Use Efficiency grants to two California projects for what is expected to conserve approximately 4,000 acre-feet annually and improve infrastructure for fiscal year 2020. Along with...
- Posted October 28, 2019
UCLA Environmental Report Card Dings LA County for Water Sustainability
Felicia Federico, executive director of UCLA’s California Center for Sustainable Communities and the lead author – along with a team of recent UCLA graduates — of the center’s latest environmental report card, indicated that whereas the city...
- Posted October 25, 2019
MWD and Partners Helping to Bring More Native Plants to SoCal to be More Water Efficient
A new pilot program has been launched by numerous organizations in Southern California to aid residents in selecting more native plants for their homes and gardens to become even more water-efficient. Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern...
- Posted October 23, 2019
MWD and LA Sanitation Districts Partner for New Water Recycling Demo Plant for New Water Source
Although projected to take 11 years to fully complete – and a host of required approvals in the process – the Regional Recycled Water Advanced Purification Center, a new water recycling demonstration plant, celebrated the start of...
- Posted October 21, 2019
Recycled Water Now Flows Through Repurposed Agricultural Pipeline Benefiting Area’s Watershed
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD), Riverside County Flood and Water Conservation District (RCFCWCD) and the City of Lake Elsinore recently celebrated the transformation of an abandoned agricultural pipeline that has now been converted to move water...
- Posted September 30, 2019
$750 Million to Caltech for Environmental Sustainability Research from Stewart and Lynda Resnick
Philanthropists and entrepreneurs Stewart and Lynda Resnick have announced a pledge of $750 million to Caltech for cutting-edge research into the most pressing challenges in environmental sustainability. The pledge is the largest ever for environmental sustainability research,...
- Posted September 28, 2019
Santa Clara Valley Water District Now Accepting Applications for Fiscal Year 2020 Grants
A 2012 ballot measure approved by the voters of Santa Clara County has made available up to $2.1 million in grant funds for projects that can help conserve water, prevent pollution, or restore wildlife habitats in Santa...
- Posted September 27, 2019