- Orland Sand and Gravel Corporation to Pay $675,000 Penalty for Water Quality Violations
- Cease and Desist Order Served on Kern County Oil Field Wastewater Disposal Center Company
- Both DWR and California State Water Board Issue Annual Warnings Regarding Waterborne Illnesses
- Reclamation Announces Updates for Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
- President Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration for 17 Northern California Counties
All posts tagged "conservation"
$3 Million Earmarked for Three California Coastal Habitats by U.S. Department of the Interior
Three California coastal wetlands habitats will each be receiving $1 million for restoration projects according to an announcement by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced last week that...
- Posted May 16, 2019
Reclamation Seeking to Underwrite New, Innovative Processes for Desalination, Water Purification
The Bureau of Reclamation is looking to fund new, innovative technologies or processes for desalination and water purification. Referring to the process as the “pitch to pilot” funding opportunity, Reclamation anticipates awarding four to six agreements with...
- Posted May 7, 2019
Proposal Solicitation Package for Proposition 1 Implementation Grants Released by DWR
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently released the final Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) for the Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Implementation Grant Program. Approximately $222.3 million in grant funding is available for implementation projects,...
- Posted May 2, 2019
Dennis Underwood Conservation Area Dedicated in the Palo Verde Valley by BOR and MWD
A project is now underway to transform a 635-acre site in the Palo Verde Valley into a natural habitat of cottonwood, willow and honey mesquite trees as part of a broad program to protect threatened and endangered...
- Posted May 1, 2019
Quagga & Zebra Mussel Prevention Grant Applications Available for Uninfested CA Water Bodies
Public agencies with waterways uninfested with quagga and zebra mussels are being encouraged to apply for grants to prevent the spread of invasive mussels in California water bodies by May 10 by 5 p.m. The Division of...
- Posted April 25, 2019
New Groundwater Storage Program Between MWD, Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Hailed
Southern California is truly an arid desert. If not for abundant water, Southern California would not be the booming metropolis we know today. But in spite of copious amounts of rain in Water Year (WY) 2016-17 and...
- Posted April 15, 2019
Metropolitan Water District and Member Agencies Offering Upgraded Turf Replacement Program
With summer and its accompanying heat, you may be asking if you really want to pay for your increased water bill thanks to your thirsty lawn. Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California and its member agencies...
- Posted April 10, 2019
To Protect Waterways, State Water Board Adopts Statewide Wetlands Definition
Based largely on the scientific conclusions used for the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ wetland definition and regulatory programs, California’s State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) adopted Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday, April 2. The...
- Posted April 5, 2019
CDFW’s First Year Nutria Eradication Effort Successful, 400-Plus Rodents Captured to Date
Invasive nutria, South American rodents originally imported and farmed in California for the fur trade, have become California’s “triple threat.” They are characterized as a destroyer of critical wetlands needed by native wildlife, a top-rated agricultural pest...
- Posted April 3, 2019
Ground Water Management Plan for Cadiz Water Project Authenticated by Third Party Public Agency Study
The Groundwater Management Plan for the Cadiz Water Project in the Mojave Desert has been authenticated by a team of experts from four separate engineering firms and was presented to the Three Valleys Municipal Water District at...
- Posted March 27, 2019