- 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
- West Basin Municipal Water District Funds Surfrider Foundation’s Teach and Test Program
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UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA
UCLA Scientist Dr. Bin Guan is the Department of Water Resources (DWR) 2018 Climate Science Service Award honoree for his tool that identifies atmospheric rivers in weather models. Dr. Guan is employed by the University of California,...
- Posted December 13, 2018
Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Approved by Metropolitan Water District Board
A sweeping plan among seven states will ensure that Colorado River water will continue to be a reliable supply of water to Southern California and the Southwest in the coming decade was approved by the Metropolitan Water...
- Posted December 12, 2018
Twin Tunnels on Hold, DWR Withdraws Request for Certification from Delta Stewardship Council
Although former Republican California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and current Democrat Governor Jerry Brown agreed on the need for a new conveyance system to transport water from the north end to the southern end of the Sacramento-San Joaquin...
- Posted December 11, 2018
DWR Announces Draft Decisions for Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications
Draft decisions for groundwater basin boundary modification requests have just been announced by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) based on the modification requests submitted by local agencies as part of the implementation of the Sustainable...
- Posted December 2, 2018
West Basin Municipal Water District Funds Surfrider Foundation’s Teach and Test Program
A $9,000 check was recently presented to the Surfrider Foundation South Bay Chapter by West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWD) Division III Director Carol W. Kwan in support of the foundation’s Teach and Test Program for high...
- Posted December 1, 2018
Memorandum of Agreement Signed to Expedite Reliable Delivery, Supply of Water to the West
Paul Souza, currently the regional director for the Pacific Southwest Region of the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, has been appointed as the Lead Official in charge of managing the Klamath Irrigation and Central Valley Projects’ compliance...
- Posted November 26, 2018
Are You Prepared for Possible Flooding and Debris Flows This Fall/Winter?
If the recent, catastrophic fires in both northern and southern California aren’t enough, Mother Nature may continue to wreak havoc with rains that are predicted to roll across the state this week. Although none of the forecasts...
- Posted November 25, 2018
EPA Reaches Settlement with Salinas Co. American Cooling, Inc. Over Clean Water Act Violations
Salinas County American Cooling, Inc. will pay a $28,900 penalty for violations associated with its unauthorized stormwater and wastewater discharges between August 2013 and June 2018. The settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pertains to...
- Posted November 10, 2018
Sativa Water District Now Under Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Works Management
The long-troubled Sativa Water District was effectively shut-down on Wednesday. The Los Angeles County (LAC) Department of Public Works will temporarily run the small water district which serves approximately 6,850 residents in parts of Southern California’s Willowbrook...
- Posted November 6, 2018
School Districts still eligible for millions in drinking water grants
More than 300 school districts and individual schools serving low-income communities throughout California are eligible to apply for $9.5 million worth of grants to increase access to safe drinking water. The grants are available for a range...
- Posted October 27, 2018