- 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
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District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
Historically the Orange County Water District (OCWD) has had to rely on Mother Nature for water. Although, due to climate change, that is no longer a realistic water strategy for OCWD. The agency has instead made significant...
- Posted October 19, 2018
Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) Board of Directors has voted to develop a Climate Action Plan with a goal of providing a complete framework of how to reduce the district’s carbon footprint. The plan will include reducing...
- Posted October 17, 2018
Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
With funding provided through WaterSMART’s Cooperative Watershed Management Program, the Bureau of Reclamation recently opened a funding opportunity for watershed groups seeking to implement on-the-ground watershed management projects in their communities. The competitive funding is designed to...
- Posted October 15, 2018
Three California Water Agencies Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Develop Water Market Strategies
Three California water agencies are among the seven total agencies that will share in $1.3 million from the Bureau of Reclamation to establish or expand water markets or water marketing activities. The four other water agencies receiving...
- Posted October 8, 2018
$5 Million Fund Established by Fenner Valley Water Authority and Cadiz, Inc. for Water Quality Investments in Disadvantaged Communities
A $5 million fund has been established and is dedicated to providing assistance to eligible small water systems pursuing water quality improvements in Southern California. The Southern California Clean Water Fund (SCCWF) has been created by the...
- Posted October 5, 2018
California’s Water Year 2018 Summary: Below Average Precipitation
Although Water Year (WY) 2017 was the second-wettest year on record for California, WY 2018 wrapped up on Sunday with below-average precipitation. On Monday, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) released its annual water year summation...
- Posted October 4, 2018
Encinitas-based CycloPure Awarded $725,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Grant
A leading innovator in water purification technologies, Encinitas-based CycloPure, Inc., has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant in the amount of $725,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). CycloPure, the developer of...
- Posted September 30, 2018
Central Coast Water Board Offers Free Domestic Well Testing
The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board is providing free water quality testing for residents that get their drinking water from domestic wells. Previous testing suggests the likelihood of widespread groundwater contamination problems that warrants periodic...
- Posted September 28, 2018
Sacramento-area Sanitation District to Pay Penalty for Violations at Wastewater Treatment Plant
Inspections by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in May 2016 at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant found that facility staff had not immediately notified the National Response Center of three separate releases of chlorine in...
- Posted September 20, 2018
DWR and Project WET offering workshops for Teachers to Learn About Climate Change
A partnership between the Department of Water Resources (DWR) and Project Water Education for Teachers (Project WET) is offering K-12 teachers two workshops on “Understanding Climate Change in California.” The workshops are sponsored by DWR’s Climate Change...
- Posted September 15, 2018