- North Coast Board Issues General Waste Discharge Requirements for Dairies
- Reclamation Announces 2020 Colorado River Operating Conditions
- Water right license revoked by State Water Board
- Reclamation Offering Grant Funding to Prepare for Drought Resiliency Projects in 2020 and 2021
- Rhys Vineyards, LLC Agrees to Pay $3.7 Million for Multiple Violations of Federal Clean Water Act
All posts tagged "drought"
North Coast Board Issues General Waste Discharge Requirements for Dairies
Last week, the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (Board) issued General Waste Discharge Requirements for Dairies (GWDR) in the North Coast Region that ensures that activities on dairy properties are protective of both surface and...
- Posted August 22, 2019
Reclamation Announces 2020 Colorado River Operating Conditions
The Bureau of Reclamation recently released its Colorado River Basin August 2019 24-Month Study, which sets the annual operations for Lake Mead and Lake Powell in 2020. Based on projections in the 24-Month Study, Lake Mead will...
- Posted August 19, 2019
Water right license revoked by State Water Board
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), acting through the Delta Watermaster, recently revoked a water right license of a Delta landowner for repeated failure to file annual diversion and use reports. All surface water diverters are...
- Posted August 16, 2019
Reclamation Offering Grant Funding to Prepare for Drought Resiliency Projects in 2020 and 2021
Extended, multi-year droughts have become more the norm in the exception throughout the western United States and the Bureau of Reclamation is keenly aware of the situation. Consequently, Reclamation recently announced that it is making grant funding...
- Posted August 11, 2019
Rhys Vineyards, LLC Agrees to Pay $3.7 Million for Multiple Violations of Federal Clean Water Act
The State Water Resources Control Board announced on Friday that Rhys Vineyards, LLC, has agreed to pay $3.7 million in penalties for committing multiple violations of the federal Clean Water Act following a civil liability settlement. A...
- Posted August 7, 2019
Nevada Irrigation District Establishes Program to Help Low-Income Residents
Low-income residents in the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) will now have help in paying their monthly water bills, ensuring them access to healthy, clean and affordable water service thanks to a new program. The NID five-member board...
- Posted August 6, 2019
Western Municipal Water District Acquires Its First-Ever Groundwater Right
Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) announced earlier this week that it has acquired nearly 23,000 shares of common stock in the Meeks and Daley Water Company (M&D), a private individual shareholder. This purchase will further ensure WMWD’s...
- Posted August 1, 2019
West Basin Municipal WD’s Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Program Returns for a Third Year
Carson-based West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWD) is expanding its popular program to provide community members with access to safe, reliable drinking water via water bottle filling stations throughout its 17-city geographic footprint. The program encourages customers...
- Posted July 31, 2019
Department of Water Resources Posts Notice of Toxic Blue-Green Algae at Silverwood Lake
Although a danger advisory was put in place July 20 at San Bernardino County’s Silverwood Lake due to the presence of toxic blue-green algae, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) issued a notice to avoid physical contact...
- Posted July 29, 2019
Nine Alternatives to Groundwater Sustainability Plans Approved by Department of Water Resources
The state’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced last week that after extensive review nine alternatives to groundwater sustainability plans (GSPs) have been approved and that these alternative plans meet the requirements of the Sustainable Groundwater Management...
- Posted July 23, 2019