- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
- Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
- Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
- Three California Water Agencies Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Develop Water Market Strategies
- $5 Million Fund Established by Fenner Valley Water Authority and Cadiz, Inc. for Water Quality Investments in Disadvantaged Communities
All posts tagged "conservation"
Agencies announce grant recipients for water saving projects
A total of $570,000 has been awarded to a dozen recipients—ranging from private businesses, public agencies and universities— for water saving projects by the Innovative Conservation Program (ICP) and six agencies. The agencies and grant funding source...
- Posted June 7, 2018
Modernization of Fremont Weir seeks to Restore Migration Corridor for Native Fish Species
Federal and state representatives gathered together earlier this week to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Fremont Weir Adult Fish Passage Modification Project within the Yolo Bypass. The project is one of six California EcoRestore breaking ground this...
- Posted June 1, 2018
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Partners with The Nature Conservancy on Watershed Protection
By Jim Steinberg Over the next three years the Dr Pepper Snapple Group will give $750,000 in support of the Los Angeles River and the American and Sacramento rivers in Northern California. These new California projects continue...
- Posted May 20, 2018
District receives grant for predicting surface and groundwater flows along the Santa Ana River
By: Jim Steinberg San Bernardino Valley’s water wholesaler has received a $1 million grant to develop a mathematical model for predicting surface and groundwater flows along the Santa Ana River. The study, funded by the California Department...
- Posted May 19, 2018
Popular turf removal rebate program returning
By JIM STEINBERG Are you tired of the way your lawn looks? The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s popular turf removal rebates are returning. Starting in July, business and residential customers will again have incentives to...
- Posted April 21, 2018
San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority approves $18 Million in Wetlands Restoration Projects
Nearly $18 million in grants has been allocated by the Governing Board of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority, the local agency responsible for allocating funding raised by Measure AA, for wetlands restoration projects in the Bay...
- Posted April 17, 2018
Three Southern California tribes receive U.S. EPA approval to implement water, air programs
Three Southern California tribes recently received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to implement specific programs under federal Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act regulations. Representations from the three tribes were presented with Certificates...
- Posted April 15, 2018
Inland Valley Water Users asked to Reduce Use during Temporary Water Main Repair Shutdown
Residents and businesses in nine Inland Valley cities are being asked to minimize water usage from Monday, April 23 through Saturday, April 28 when deliveries from a regional water line are suspended while the state repairs upstream...
- Posted April 14, 2018
Caltrans to pay nearly $2 Million to North Coast Regional Water Board for water quality violations
A settlement agreement of $1,954,999 has been reached between the North Coast Regional Water Board (NCRWB) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) regarding alleged water quality violations of stormwater permits associated with construction of the Highway...
- Posted April 13, 2018
$85.8 Million in Grants announced by DWR for Groundwater Sustainability Projects
Earlier this week the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced they had awarded $85.8 million in grants for groundwater sustainability projects that directly benefit severely disadvantaged communities and aid in the development of Groundwater Sustainability Plans...
- Posted April 7, 2018