Tag Archives: conservation

Study finds wastewater treatment plants could profit by processing food waste while reducing greenhouse gases

A new report issued earlier this week by the California Environmental Protection Agency (CAEPA) shows that at least half of California’s landfill-bound food waste could be processed at the state’s wastewater treatment plants and serve as an innovative power source. Waste can be “co-digested” at these facilities, which involves adding organic wastes including …

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Water suppliers, water and wildlife agencies join the Sacramento River Science Partnership

Six California and federal agencies representing water management, fish, and wildlife, along with the Sacramento River Settlement Contractors, signed onto the Sacramento River Science Partnership this month. The Partnership establishes an interagency science collaborative in which members will develop, share and discuss science to inform water management activities and protection …

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Helix Water Completes New Demonstration Landscape

Helix Water District’s new demonstration landscape, located at its administration office in La Mesa, is complete. The project beautifies the neighborhood and inspires others to install WaterSmart landscaping. The demonstration landscape includes three unique water-wise gardens on the streets around the building, including a Mediterranean garden on University Avenue, a …

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Olivenhain MWD Continues to Expand Recycled Water Use

Earlier this month Olivenhain Municipal Water District announced they began supplying locally produced recycled water to the Seagate Village Homeowner Association in Encinitas. The project is a collaboration between OMWD and San Elijo Joint Powers Authority since 2014 to bring recycled water to the Village Park neighborhood. San Elijo Water …

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IEUA Launches New Digital Education Program

Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) has announced the launch of a new digital education program geared toward educating kids and the entire family about sustaining our natural resources. Wally’s Water Conservation Camp is a 20 day, at-home digital program booklet that will teach kids of all ages and families about …

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