- Modoc County Grower issued penalty for failing to acquire Water Quality Permit
- Remaining East Porterville homes now connected to sustainable water
- California lacking snow; snow water equivalent at only 4.9 inches, 27 percent of date’s average
- Report seeks to provide key elements of successful groundwater management for California managers
- State Contractors see slight increase of allocation
All posts tagged "conservation"
PG&E announces grant recipients for better management of forests and watershed lands
In support of projects that examine new and better ways of managing forests and watershed lands to help prevent wildfires, Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced grants to two nonprofit organizations in northern California. Better Together...
- Posted November 30, 2017
Chinook salmon and steelhead return in impressive numbers to the Mokelumne River
Cooperative ventures, long-term plans and patience can pay off. Just ask the participants in the effort to nurture the return of Chinook salmon and steelhead on the Mokelumne River. Over 14,000 Chinook salmon have migrated to the...
- Posted November 20, 2017
Natural Resources Agency awards 39 grants in CA for urban greening improved air and water quality
After evaluating 143 applications the California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) has announced that 39 projects will share $76 million for green infrastructure projects. Funding by Cap-and-Trade revenues will provide for the green infrastructure projects that convert built...
- Posted November 15, 2017
Landmark agreement on Salton Sea management approved by State Water Resources Control Board
After years of negotiations, petitions and delays by participating agencies, the State Water Resources Control Board approved a landmark agreement on Tuesday for the management and restoration of the Imperial Valley’s Salton Sea. The plan outlines actions...
- Posted November 9, 2017
Two upcoming QWEL training series offered at Chino Basin Water Conservation District
Landscape professionals, businesses and interested individuals interested in earning their EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) WaterSense Qualified Water Efficient Landscape (QWEL) certification are invited to attend one of two, three-day training series offered at the Montclair-based Chino Basin...
- Posted November 8, 2017
San Diego County Water Authority urges home owners to adjust irrigation as daylight saving time ends
Between Saturday and Sunday nights most Californians will remember to adjust their clocks (it’s time to “fall back” one hour) as daylight saving time ends. For those who forget to make this annual adjust they will show...
- Posted November 4, 2017
Santa Clara Valley Water District to award $100,000 in grants for water conservation programs
As part of the 15-year Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program, the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) will be awarding up to $100,000 in grants for testing new and innovative water conservation programs and...
- Posted November 1, 2017
Nestlé Waters’ Livermore and Sacramento factories earn rigorous water stewardship certification
As part of its commitment to certifying 20 bottling sites worldwide as sustainability leaders by 2020, Nestlé Waters’ North America announced this week that its Livermore and Sacramento factories have received certification for meeting the rigorous Alliance...
- Posted October 29, 2017
In partnership with UC Davis, Moulton Niguel WD tests new ways to optimize energy, save money
Laguna Niguel-based Moulton Niguel Water District (MNWD) is partnering with University of California Davis’ Center for Water and Energy Efficiency (CWEE) to investigate news ways to save money and reduce energy consumption while continuing to meet the...
- Posted October 27, 2017
CDFA and DWR award $4.6 million to bring surface water to San Joaquin farms
Grant funds from California’s Proposition 1 and the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) have made possible $4.6 million in joint water efficiency grants for the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District (NSJWCD) and 19 farm...
- Posted October 26, 2017