- DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
- UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
- San Diego Water Board fines Pardee Homes $291,286 for Uncontrolled Sediment during Storms
- Judge Upholds Water Board’s penalties on Developer
- State Reminds Public of the Hazards of Harmful Algal Bloom Season
All posts tagged "conservation"
January 2018 Statewide Conservation Data Reflects a Dismal 0.8 Percent Savings
In spite of mid-Water Year (WY) 2018 concerns of another drought and discussions of mandatory and enforceable water restrictions, the State Water Resources Control Board reported on Tuesday that the state’s water savings for January were a...
- Posted March 11, 2018
Western Municipal Water District completes new recycled waterline
Western Municipal Water District’s Meridian Recycled Water Pipeline project, which began in 2014, has recently been completed and was celebrated by the district’s Board of Directors, staff and regional partners earlier this week. The new recycled waterline...
- Posted March 9, 2018
Partnership between Caltrans and Elkhorn Slough Foundation transfers 167 acres of pristine wetlands
Being hailed as a “first of its kind partnership” the Transportation Agency for Monterey County and Caltrans recently transferred 167 acres of land to the Elkhorn Slough Foundation (ESF) for the permanent conservation of the Elkhorn Highlands...
- Posted February 18, 2018
San Diego County seeks commercial applicants for WaterSmart Landscape Efficiency Program
San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) knows that its commercial landscape efficiency program works and has opened the application process seeking some 20 commercial-scale landscapes for participation in the most recent iteration of the program. “We are...
- Posted February 17, 2018
Innovative Conservation Program seeks proposals for water-saving devices and technologies
The Innovative Conservation Program (ICP) — a partnership among Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Reclamation, Western Resource Advocates, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Central Arizona Project and Southern California Gas Company – is seeking grant applications for...
- Posted February 16, 2018
Two SoCal agencies launch Santa Ana River Watershed Educational Signage Project
Sixty-four educational signs have recently been erected throughout the Santa Ana River Watershed to increase the public’s knowledge of the watershed and to help people better understand the role it plays in the community. The project is...
- Posted February 6, 2018
Irvine Ranch public-private partnership earns Innovation Award for Energy Storage Program
Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) and Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) have been recognized for their public-private partnership to install the largest network of energy storage systems at a public water agency in the United States. The partnership...
- Posted February 2, 2018
OC’s North Basin Groundwater Cleanup site listed as proposed EPA federal priority
The Orange County North Basin Groundwater Cleanup site, located in the cities of Fullerton, Anaheim and Placentia, has recently been listed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a proposed site on the National Priority List...
- Posted January 19, 2018
DWR and Reclamation release draft EIR for Yolo Bypass
The California Department of Water Resources and federal Bureau of Reclamation took steps toward improving fish passage and rearing habitat in the Yolo Bypass last week with the release of the draft environmental document for the proposed...
- Posted December 26, 2017
Mammoth Community WD concerned over Ormat’s project, possible contamination of groundwater
The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) has questioned and expressed their concern that a groundwater monitoring well under construction by Ormat Technologies Inc. for their expanded geothermal extraction project, CD IV, is insufficient and could lead to...
- Posted December 18, 2017