- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
- Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
- Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
- Three California Water Agencies Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Develop Water Market Strategies
- $5 Million Fund Established by Fenner Valley Water Authority and Cadiz, Inc. for Water Quality Investments in Disadvantaged Communities
All posts tagged "conservation"
Santa Clara offering mini-grants to support wildlife habitat restoration
The Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) has opened a grant application process to award up to $200,000 in mini-grants. The Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program mini-grants program is designed to provide seed funding...
- Posted October 20, 2018
Irvine Ranch Water District Recognized for Water Recycling at Dual-Plumbed Hyatt House Irvine
Whereas other hotels may have dual-plumbing in their lobby areas, the new Hyatt House in Irvine has the distinction of being the first dual-plumbed hotel in California. The WateReuse Association recently recognized Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD)...
- Posted October 14, 2018
Bureau of Reclamation selects 12 California projects to receive $7.5 million to improve water efficiency
In announcing a total of 54 projects to receive a total of $26.5 million through WaterSMART water and energy efficiency grants, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Commissioner Brenda Burman indicated that 12 of the projects, totaling $7.5 million,...
- Posted October 6, 2018
CDFW Selects 24 Ecosystem and Watershed Restoration, Protection Projects to share $27.8 Million
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently announced that 24 California projects will share $27.8 million from the department’s Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Prop. 1) Restoration Grant Programs. The funds...
- Posted September 26, 2018
Los Angeles City Officials Break Ground for 8th City Golf Course to Implement Recycled Water System
A retrofit project at the Griffith Park Roosevelt Golf Course will soon switch the irrigation system from drinking water to recycled water thanks to an annual $3-million grant from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power...
- Posted September 22, 2018
Volunteers Collect More than 367 Tons of Trash on 34th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day
Though its name is the California Coastal Cleanup Day, some 367 tons of trash was collected along beaches and shorelines – plus numerous inland waterways – during the 34th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept...
- Posted September 18, 2018
Moulton Niguel Water District Celebrates a Milestone — 50 Years of Water Recycling
Moulton Niguel Water District (MNWD) and their pioneer customers, El Niguel Country Club and Mission Viejo Country Club, began using recycled water in 1968. Over the years both the wter district and the country clubs have expanded...
- Posted September 10, 2018
Ontario-Montclair School District Recognized for Water-Savings Efficiencies
San Bernardino County’s Ontario-Montclair School District (OMSD) has been recognized by Monte Vista Water District (MVWD) for its ongoing commitment to water-use efficiency in the past decade. The school district is the third largest elementary district in...
- Posted August 31, 2018
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Groundwater Re-use Project Saves up to 29 Million Gallons Annually
Representatives of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and its new Groundwater Re-use Project were lauded last Thursday during a celebration of the new water reuse system. The system is projected to save up to 29 million gallons of drinking...
- Posted August 28, 2018
Irvine Ranch Water District and UC Irvine Save 80 Million Gallons of Drinking Water Annually
A joint conservation program between Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) and University of California, Irvine is now poised to save more than 80 million gallons of drinking water annually with the renovation of the university’s Central Plant...
- Posted August 24, 2018