- State Water Project Allocations Off to a Dry Start
- California Partners with NASA’s JPL to Enlist Earth-Observing Satellite Data in Climate Change Efforts
- California American Water Refiles Coastal Commission Application for Water Supply Project
- BC Laboratories Fined for Delayed Reporting of Drinking Water Test Results
- CW3E Launches New Forecast Tools for the Atmospheric River Scale
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State Water Project Allocations Off to a Dry Start
Yesterday the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced their initial State Water Project (SWP) allocation for contractors and the picture isn’t so great. Only 10 percent of requested supplies is expected to be delivered for the...
- Posted December 2, 2020
California Partners with NASA’s JPL to Enlist Earth-Observing Satellite Data in Climate Change Efforts
Last week the California Natural Resources Agency, California Environmental Protection Agency and California Department of Food and Agriculture signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL) that will help state agencies better...
- Posted November 29, 2020
California American Water Refiles Coastal Commission Application for Water Supply Project
California American Water (Cal Am) refiled its application for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project last week and is urging the California Coastal Commission to schedule a new hearing as soon as possible. “We needed to take...
- Posted November 18, 2020
BC Laboratories Fined for Delayed Reporting of Drinking Water Test Results
A Central Valley environmental testing laboratory accused of failing to notify water systems of drinking water samples that exceeded crucial maximum contamination levels has been fined $18,000 by the State Water Resources Control Board’s Environmental Laboratory Accreditation...
- Posted November 15, 2020
CW3E Launches New Forecast Tools for the Atmospheric River Scale
The Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) recently launched new tools focused on forecasting the Atmospheric River (AR) Scale. The new tools offer a 7-day forecast and review of the past 7 days for the...
- Posted November 7, 2020
NOAA Predicts Warmer, Drier Conditions for Winter in California
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released their winter forecast for the U.S. and it’s not a particularly rosy picture for California. NOAA’s forecast shows warmer, drier conditions across the southern tier of the U.S....
- Posted October 20, 2020
Groundwater Increasing in Coachella Valley According to USGS Report
A new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shows that local aquifers in the Coachella Valley are increasing leading to stabilization of land subsidence in the Valley. Efforts to replenish the aquifers, led by the Coachella...
- Posted October 15, 2020
Reclamation selects three California projects to receive Water Use Efficiency grants
The Bureau of Reclamation has announced the selection of three California projects to receive $1.3 million total in CALFED Water Use Efficiency grants near the cities of Pittsburg, Shafter and Biggs. Combined with local cost-share contributions, these...
- Posted October 14, 2020
Water Year 2020 Ends on a Dry Note in California
Wednesday marked the end of California’s Water Year, which runs from October 1 to September 30, and the best news coming out of 2020 was above average precipitation for parts of Southern California. However, Northern California was...
- Posted October 2, 2020
DWR Awards $37 Million for Water Resilience Projects in LA Area
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced yesterday the award of nearly $37 million in grants for water resilience projects in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Funding for the projects is part of Proposition 1 and is...
- Posted October 1, 2020