All posts tagged "conservation"

  • California Water Conservation Efforts
    CVWD helps school district upgrade landscape irrigation at 18 schools

    Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) announced rebates totaling more than $60,000  have been awarded to Desert Sands Unified School District (DSUSD) for installing smart irrigation controllers at 18 schools. “We’re very pleased to work with DSUSD to...

    • Posted December 3, 2020
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  • MWD Launches California Friendly Plants Campaign

    Just in time for fall planting season, Metropolitan Water District today launched a new campaign featuring whimsical, animated plant characters who bring to life the joy and water-saving benefits California Friendly® plants can deliver to gardens and...

    • Posted November 24, 2020
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  • West Basin Delivers Recycled Water to SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park

    The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced its first delivery of recycled water to SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park, home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers, in the city of Inglewood, Calif....

    • Posted November 20, 2020
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  • Valley Water builds a new wetland and restores portion of Llagas Creek

    Valley Water is putting the finishing touches on new wetland habitat in south Santa Clara County. Located at Lake Silveira, Valley Water is planting more than 9,100 native trees, shrubs, and wetland vegetation to support the area’s...

    • Posted November 6, 2020
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  • Delta smelt
    DWR Water Flow Experiment Successful

    The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently announced they have found a way to improve habitat conditions for endangered delta smelt within the upper San Francisco Estuary. DWR began by experimenting with how salty ocean water...

    • Posted November 5, 2020
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  • Administration awards $40 million for Sacramento River salmon habitat improvements

    The Bureau of Reclamation has announced the selection of four funding award recipients to complete salmon habitat improvement projects along the Sacramento River. The $40 million in restoration projects will enhance and improve spawning and rearing habitat...

    • Posted October 31, 2020
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  • Helix Water District Honors Student Poster Contest Winners

    Like many water agencies in California, the Helix Water District (HWD) honored local student artists for their winning Water Is Life posters at a virtual awards ceremony during the district’s board meeting on October 28, 2020. The competition...

    • Posted October 30, 2020
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  • Reclamation and partners synchronize Sacramento River water diversions to benefit salmon

    Reclamation, working with the Sacramento River Settlement Contractors and federal and state fish and wildlife agencies, are implementing fall water operations to benefit salmon populations in the Sacramento River. Reclamation is coordinating with the Sacramento River Settlement...

    • Posted October 27, 2020
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  • Solar Power Generation Systems.
    MWD to Optimize Solar Energy with Battery Storage System

    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) is preparing to build four new battery energy storage systems that will boost the district’s energy resilience and cut operational costs by optimizing solar power and reducing peak load...

    • Posted October 23, 2020
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  • California Launches “Turf and Toilet” Program
    MWD Offers New Rebates for Water Saving Devices

    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) has announced new rebates available for the purchase of flow monitoring devices that provide real-time data on water usage or premium high efficiency toilets to replace older models in apartment...

    • Posted October 19, 2020
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