- Tulare County, Kingsburg begin recovery process after Kings River overflows
- LADWP urges caution near waterways impacted by Eastern Sierra Nevada snowmelt
- $3.75 million fine against National Beef slaughterhouse to be heard on Oct. 27
- Butte Creek Salmon Recovery partners celebrate successful efforts at 20th anniversary celebration
- Moulton Niguel Water District wins “Golden Hub of Innovation Award”
All posts tagged "drought"
Tulare County, Kingsburg begin recovery process after Kings River overflows
Ninety homes near the Kings River Golf Course were evacuated just after midnight on Saturday morning when the Kings River breeched its banks. Parts of the golf course were inundated with some 10 feet of standing water...
- Posted June 27, 2017
LADWP urges caution near waterways impacted by Eastern Sierra Nevada snowmelt
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is urging caution and is encouraging the public to practice general water safety as the department works to handle the massive runoff water resulting from this year’s near-record...
- Posted June 26, 2017
$3.75 million fine against National Beef slaughterhouse to be heard on Oct. 27
A proposed $3.75 million fine against a now shuttered National Beef California slaughterhouse will be considered at a public hearing on Oct. 27 by the Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board. The exact time and...
- Posted June 23, 2017
Butte Creek Salmon Recovery partners celebrate successful efforts at 20th anniversary celebration
Twenty years of restoration efforts on Butte Creek have paid off. Following the drought of the late 1980s spring-run salmon had dwindled to less than 100 returning adults in some years in Butte Creek. As one of...
- Posted June 22, 2017
Moulton Niguel Water District wins “Golden Hub of Innovation Award”
The Moulton Niguel Water District (MNWD) has been honored by the Association of California Cities—Orange County (ACC-OC) with the “Golden Hub of Innovation Award.” MNWD was the winner in the “Technology/E-Government” category which underscored their unique innovations...
- Posted June 20, 2017
Shasta Dam Fish Passage Evaluation Public Scoping Meetings scheduled by Reclamation
Information from agencies, interested parties and the public will be gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation at two upcoming public scoping meetings regarding the Shasta Dam Fish Passage Evaluation (SDFPE) project. The information will be gathered...
- Posted June 19, 2017
Water Foundation honors Stuart Krasner with the 2017 Dr. Pankaj Parekh Research Innovation Award
The Water Research Foundation (WRF) recently announced Stuart Krasner of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California as the 2017 Dr. Pankaj Parekh Research Innovation Award honoree. For the past 40 years Krasner has been actively involved...
- Posted June 18, 2017
San Diego-based RainThanks & Greywater receives national award
Green America, a leading green economy organization has recognized and honored San Diego-based RainThanks & Greywater and two other U.S. “green” gardening businesses with their “People & Plant Award.” The award recognizes innovative U.S. small businesses that...
- Posted June 17, 2017
Six Cal Water employees honored for hatchery efforts during Oroville Spillway emergency
Cal Water employees Lynne McGhee, Kim Gregory, John Graham, Mike Jones, Greg Silva, and the recently retired Toni Ruggle were among those recognized last week by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for their assistance during...
- Posted June 13, 2017
San Diego County Water Authority awards prizes in Live WaterSmart Photo Contest on Instagram
In its first-ever Instagram Live WaterSmart Photo Contest, the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) recently announced the winners for the photos and captions submitted for the contest. The contest – held throughout May in celebration of...
- Posted June 12, 2017