- 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"
Toro Launches Land. Water. Thrive. Initiative to Foster Water Use Efficiency, Sustainable Practices
Honoring a commitment to helping customers and communities worldwide enhance the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land, The Toro Company is proud to introduce its new Land. Water. Thrive. initiative. The initiative is part of the...
- Posted July 18, 2018
Saving Water and Money Drive MWD’s New Landscape Transformation Program
Saving water and money go hand-in-hand with a new conservation program launched Monday by the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California. As temperatures edge upwards of 100 degrees even in Los Angeles and nearby cities, MWD...
- Posted July 11, 2018
U.S. Water Use in 2015 Lower than 1970 Levels per United States Geological Survey
A new United States Geological Survey (USGS) report indicates that water use across the country has fallen to its lowest recorded level in 45 years. The report found that 322 billion gallons of water per day (Bgal/d)...
- Posted June 22, 2018
Nestlé Announces Intent to Certify all Sites to the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard by 2025
Nestlé Waters, headquartered in Vittel, France recently announced its intent to certify all of its sites to the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard by 2025. This decision is an extension of its commitment to water stewardship;...
- Posted June 14, 2018
Two federal agencies aim to improve California Agricultural Water Efficiency with $2.5 Million
Portions of six California water/irrigation districts are slated to share in $2.5 million to improve the efficiency of agricultural water use. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service NRCS) in California, in partnership with...
- Posted June 13, 2018
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