- State Water Board Adopts Bay-Delta Plan Update, Makes Allowances for Voluntary Agreements
- UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA
- Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Approved by Metropolitan Water District Board
- Twin Tunnels on Hold, DWR Withdraws Request for Certification from Delta Stewardship Council
- DWR Announces Draft Decisions for Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications
All posts tagged "conservation"
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
Reclamation invests nearly $2 million in CA Agricultural Water Conservation and Efficiency Grants
Three California water agencies were recently notified that they had been selected to share in nearly $2 million in Agricultural Water Conservation and Efficiency (AWCE) grants for Fiscal Year 2018. The Bureau of Reclamation announced that with...
- Posted August 21, 2018
“’Bee’yond the Water Wise Garden” Educational Book debuts at Eastern Municipal Water District
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is marking the 10th year of it’s annual “Write-Off” contest in collaboration with Rancho California Water District (RCWD) and the middle schools within the two agencies’ service areas. The collaboration has just...
- Posted August 19, 2018
Malibu and Topanga Canyons Challenge Community to Save 28-Million Gallons of Water Annually
On May 31, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 606 establishing an indoor water use goal of 55 gallons of water per person per day through 2025. The legislation reaches ever further by instituting water...
- Posted August 2, 2018
San Diego Water Expands Partnership with San Diego Gas & Electric for Low-Income Residents
In an effort to increase the availability of devices that save both water and energy for low-income residents, San Diego County Water Authority (SDWA) is expanding a long-running partnership with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E). SDWA...
- Posted July 31, 2018
Two Water-Wise Landscaping Exhibits Available at Community Fairs
Water-wise landscaping continues to be a priority for Californians as we potentially face more drought conditions including longer periods of drought and increased hot temperatures. Two water-wise landscaping exhibits re currently available at California Fairs – one...
- Posted July 23, 2018