- Bureau of Reclamation Issues Updated Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
- Governor Adds Eight More Counties to State of Emergency Declaration Due to Winter Storms
- Abundant Snow Packs Sierra Nevada With 162 Percent of Average Statewide
- Novato Computer Data Recovery Firm Donating Up to $1 Million of Services to Russian River Residents
- Strong Winter Storms Prompt State Water Project Allocations Increase to 70 Percent
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Bureau of Reclamation Issues Updated Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
The abundant rain and snow of Water Year (WY) 2018-19, and the anticipated snow melt to come late this spring and summer, have banished California’s multi-year drought and eased the concern regarding allocations for most of the...
- Posted April 21, 2019
Governor Adds Eight More Counties to State of Emergency Declaration Due to Winter Storms
California Governor Gavin Newsom has issued an emergency proclamation for an additional eight counties due to extensive damage from severe February atmospheric river storm systems which caused widespread damage and flooding. Newsom’s Proclamation of a State of...
- Posted April 18, 2019
Abundant Snow Packs Sierra Nevada With 162 Percent of Average Statewide
Although inclement weather precluded journalists from trekking out to Phillips Station – near Sierra-at-Tahoe — with representatives of the state’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) for the fourth snow survey of Water Year (WY) 2018/2019, the manual...
- Posted April 4, 2019
Novato Computer Data Recovery Firm Donating Up to $1 Million of Services to Russian River Residents
Flooding along the Russian River in late February and early March saw some 2,000 business and residences in Sonoma County and turning the towns of Guerneville and Monte Rio into islands cutting them off from all forms...
- Posted April 1, 2019
Strong Winter Storms Prompt State Water Project Allocations Increase to 70 Percent
The 2019 atmospheric storms along with pineapple express rains that have deluged California thus far this year have prompted new allocations by the state’s Department of Water Resources (DWR). The department announced earlier this week that most...
- Posted March 25, 2019
Ongoing Efforts to Improve and Better Understand Lake Tahoe’s Nearshore Accepted by Board
Following a staff presentation on the updated Nearshore Plan at its March meeting, the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board (LRWQCB) has accepted an updated plan to guide ongoing efforts to monitor, protect and improve nearshore conditions...
- Posted March 21, 2019
CVP Water Allocations Updated by Reclamation; Some South-of-Delta Contractors Express Dismay
The Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) released updated 2019 allocations for Central Valley Project contractors last Friday and have met with a mix of responses from contracting agencies based on geographic locations within the state. Though the updated...
- Posted March 19, 2019
Multi-Year Investigation Finds 15 Defendants in Violation of Multiple UST Requirements and will pay a fine
The State Water Resources Control Board has conditionally banned two El Dorado County businessmen from owning or operating gas stations in California after a multi-year investigation accused them of violating multiple underground storage tank (UST) requirements. Azad...
- Posted March 17, 2019
World Water Day Message from SAWPA – Tap Water is Rigorously Tested and Safe to Drink
World Water Day is an annual United Nations observance day that highlights the importance of freshwater. The day is used to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources and is celebrated around the world with a...
- Posted March 16, 2019
Reclamation Launches Competition for Ideas to Lower Cost of Continuous Streamflow Monitoring
A new competition seeking fresh and innovative ideas to lower the cost of continuous streamflow monitoring has been announced by the Bureau of Reclamation. Reclamation and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are partnering on this prize competition....
- Posted March 2, 2019