- Western Municipal Water District appoints Craig Miller as new General Manager
- California American Water distributes 400 turkeys Monterey County nonprofits
- Interior Secretary Zinke applauds Senate’s confirmation of Brenda Burman to lead Reclamation
- President Trump appoints Tim Petty for Interior Department; Secretary Zinke cheers the nomination
- Eastern Municipal Water District honored with 2017 Sensus Reach Customer Service Award
All posts tagged "conservation"
Public funds and private donations helping to fund the Advancing Potable Reuse Initiative
The Water Environment and Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) is seeking partners and funding to further fund its newly launched Advancing Potable Reuse Initiative. Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, recently made a $100,000 contribution...
- Posted October 5, 2017
Orange County middle-schoolers offered an innovative water education program
A new water education program is now being offered to middle school students thanks to an innovative partnership between Moulton Niguel Water District (MNWD) and Orange County Coastkeeper (OCC) W.H.A.L.E.S. (Watershed Heroes: Actions Linking Education to Stewardship)...
- Posted October 1, 2017
Chino Basin Water Conservation District plans October Landscape and Water Conservation Festival
The Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD) has announced the plans and schedule for their annual Landscape and Water Conservation Festival. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m., to 2 p.m. at the...
- Posted September 30, 2017
New U.S.-Mexico agreement slated for signature for management of overused Colorado River water
An agreement between the U.S. and Mexico was slated for signature earlier this week for the management of the overused Colorado River water. The agreement details the investment of $31.5 million by the United States in conservation...
- Posted September 28, 2017
Districts Partner to Launch New Regional Recycled Water Program
Earlier this week the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County launched a water recycling program that could help refill groundwater basins across Southern California and provide water to...
- Posted September 22, 2017
WateReuse Association honors 11 water leaders at 32nd Annual WateReuse Symposium
The WateReuse Association honored 11 water leaders for their extraordinary leadership in advancing sustainable, locally controlled water supplies during the Annual WateReuse Awards Luncheon as part of the Sept. 12 32nd Annual WateReuse Symposium. The honorees include...
- Posted September 14, 2017
Interior Secretary Zinke announces grants for wetland conservation and national wildlife refuges
Grants made through the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) have been announced by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, chair of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners. The $21.9...
- Posted September 12, 2017
Sierra magazine rates UCI among top 10 “Cool Schools” for green energy, water conservation, etc.
Sierra magazine recently published its 2017 “Cool Schools” ranking placing the University of California, Irvine (UCI) as the only school scoring in the top 10 list for eight consecutive years. The university was rated in the top...
- Posted August 24, 2017
Summer of Love’s 50th anniversary becomes MWD’s “Summer of H2Love” campaign message
If you made or are planning to make one last beach run this summer to the Santa Monica Pier on a Saturday evening don’t be surprised when you see a water-saving message on the pier’s Ferris wheel....
- Posted August 20, 2017
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