- Reclamation Announces Funding Opportunity for Cost-Effective Desalination and Water Purification
- San Diego Foundation Awards $364,000 to Six Agencies to Assist with Diminishing Water Supplies
- Department of Water Resources Enlists New Wildfire Prevention Staff – Goats and Sheep
- Stored Water Provides Strong Start to Water Year 2020
- Oilfield Activities in Western Kern County are Increasing Groundwater Salinity
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Reclamation Announces Funding Opportunity for Cost-Effective Desalination and Water Purification
A new funding opportunity has been released by the Bureau of Reclamation its Desalination and Water Purification Research (DWPR) Program. The DWPR Program seeks to increase water supplies by reducing the cost, energy consumption and environmental impacts...
- Posted October 13, 2019
San Diego Foundation Awards $364,000 to Six Agencies to Assist with Diminishing Water Supplies
Six nonprofit agency programs will share in $364,000 in 2019 grants from The San Diego Foundation (TSDF) to increase equity and strengthen regional resilience as it relates to diminishing water supplies due to the impacts of climate...
- Posted October 12, 2019
Department of Water Resources Enlists New Wildfire Prevention Staff – Goats and Sheep
Unlike some of the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) staff the newest recruits never complain about their hours or supervisors, never request vacation time and never question their working conditions or ask for a computer upgrade. However,...
- Posted October 7, 2019
Stored Water Provides Strong Start to Water Year 2020
Oh, what a difference a year can make! A year ago, at the start of Water Year (WY) 2019 water storage in the State Water Project’s (SWP) largest reservoir, Lake Oroville, was at just 62 percent of...
- Posted October 4, 2019
Oilfield Activities in Western Kern County are Increasing Groundwater Salinity
In accordance with Senate Bill 4 authored by former Senator Frances J. “Fran” Pavley (D-27st District-Agoura Hills) in 2013, the State Water Resources Control Board, is now required to develop and implement a regional groundwater monitoring program....
- Posted September 26, 2019
Nevada County Issues South Yuba River No Swim Advisory, Prelim Results Show High levels of E. coli
Nevada County Environmental Health issued a No Swim Advisory for the South Yuba River below Washington to Englebright Lake on Friday officially due to high level of sediments of unknown origin suspended in the water creating potentially...
- Posted September 25, 2019
Metropolitan Water District to Study Rainfall and Stormwater Runoff
The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California has launched a new pilot program to provide vital data on the most efficient and cost-effective methods to capture and use rainfall and stormwater runoff. The $5 million pilot...
- Posted September 23, 2019
DLC Rocklin Violates Storm Water Rules, Settles with State Water Board for $153,460
Violations of a stormwater permit that occurred between November 2018 and January 2019 by contractor DLC Rocklin has result in a $153,460 settlement between the company and the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. Although DLC...
- Posted September 22, 2019
Reclamation Releases Grant Funding Opportunity for Developing Local Water Management Solutions
The Bureau of Reclamation has released a grant funding opportunity, the “Cooperative Watershed Management Program” to help communities establish a new watershed group, expand an existing group and complete restoration planning efforts. Reclamation is working to encourage...
- Posted September 16, 2019
Fourteen CA Cities Water Agencies Received BOR Funding for Water Efficiency and Reliability Projects
Sixty-three projects throughout the western United States have been selected to share in $4.1 million from the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) for small-scale water efficiency and reliability grants. Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects are part of Reclamation’s WaterSMART...
- Posted September 6, 2019