- Orange County Nursery donates 300 plants for Irrigation Field Trials at two UC campuses
- Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling, won’t hear water agencies’ appeal on groundwater rights
- Emergency Declaration for flooding in Owens Valley lifted by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
- PG&E launches funding challenge for “California Climate Challenge” with $1 million
- Restoration funded for watersheds impacted by unregulated cannabis cultivation
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Orange County Nursery donates 300 plants for Irrigation Field Trials at two UC campuses
Village Nurseries – founded in 1976 and serving the re-wholesale, retail and landscape contractor markets throughout the western United States – has donated 300 plants to the University of California Landscape Plant Irrigation Trials to help determine...
- Posted December 4, 2017
Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling, won’t hear water agencies’ appeal on groundwater rights
A plea by two desert water agencies for the United States Supreme Court to hear an appeal regarding an earlier decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding a lawsuit by the Agua Caliente Band of...
- Posted November 28, 2017
Emergency Declaration for flooding in Owens Valley lifted by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has lifted the emergency declaration for the Owen Valley he originally mandated in March. The declaration was initiated to guard against and better manage the potential flooding near the Los Angeles Aqueduct...
- Posted November 27, 2017
PG&E launches funding challenge for “California Climate Challenge” with $1 million
The reality in the Golden state is drought, atmospheric storms, heatwaves and wildfires, all of which have been exacerbated by the growing effects of climate change. California’s five-plus year record-breaking drought, increasingly hot summers, record-breaking precipitation due...
- Posted November 26, 2017
Restoration funded for watersheds impacted by unregulated cannabis cultivation
Four watershed sites have been identified by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) to collectively receive awards of $1.3 million for unregulated cannabis cultivation. As part of Assembly Bill (AB) 243, Governor Jerry Brown had...
- Posted November 25, 2017
East Bay Municipal Utility District begins lead testing at all Oakland Unified School District schools
Water quality testing for lead began Thursday at all Oakland Unified School District-run (OUSD) K-12 schools in conjunction with East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). This testing is part of a state move to test all schools...
- Posted November 12, 2017
Reclamation and American Membrane Technology Association announce fellowship funding
Graduate students seeking to utilize membrane technology research to study water treatment and desalination systems are being encouraged by the Bureau of Reclamation and American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) to apply for graduate student fellowships. Students must...
- Posted November 11, 2017
Cucamonga Valley Water District recognized with two awards for energy conservation efforts
Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) has been recently recognized for energy conservation by two major industry leaders. The American Water Works Association (AWWA) honored CVWD the 2017 Outstanding Energy Management Award for exceptional energy management in the...
- Posted November 6, 2017
Rowland Water District named finalist for 2017 Huell Howser Best in Blue Award
Southern California’s Rowland Water District (RWD) initiated a first-of-its-kind fire hydrant improvement and painting initiative in January 2016, in partnership with OPARC, a non-profit organization that facilitates meaningful employment opportunities for adults with disabilities in Southern California....
- Posted November 5, 2017
Agencies work ahead of pending storms to prevent debris flow from recent fires
In the wake of northern California’s deadly wildfires last month multiple agencies are now working ahead of pending storms and the rainy season to prevent post-fire floods, debris flow and pollution to local streams and waterways. Several...
- Posted November 3, 2017