- State Water Board Releases Guidelines for PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water
- San Diego Water Board Approves Orange County Water Quality Control Plan for South OC
- High E. coli Levels at Lower American River
- Agency Receives Funding for Drought Resiliency Project
- $4 Million Allocated by Bureau of Reclamation to Combat Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the West
All posts tagged "drought"
Judge Upholds Water Board’s penalties on Developer
San Diego Superior Court Judge Joan M. Lewis recently ruled to uphold a $595,367 fine by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board in a lawsuit against housing developer San Altos-Lemon Grove, LLC. The developer had...
- Posted June 4, 2018
State Reminds Public of the Hazards of Harmful Algal Bloom Season
With schools already dismissed for the year – or soon will be – and the summer recreational season about to swing into full gear, the California State Water Resources Control Board has issued a reminder to the...
- Posted June 3, 2018
2018 Central Valley Project Water Allocations Updated for South-of-Delta Contractors
South-of-Delta Central Valley Project contractor allocations for the 2018 contract year have been updated by the Bureau of Reclamation. South-of-Delta agricultural water service contractors’ allocations have been increased from 40 percent to 45 percent. The allocation for...
- Posted May 30, 2018
Unauthorized Napa River Diversion Cited by State Water Board
A multi-year extensive investigation into unauthorized water diverters on California’s North Coast has been concluded after more than 350 letters were sent to property owners notifying them of the need to have a water right. Property owners...
- Posted May 27, 2018
State Water Project allocations for 2018 inch up to 35 percent for State Water Contractors
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced a slight increase in State Water Project (SWP) allocations for the 29 SWP contractors, rising from April’s 30 percent allocation to now 35 percent of allocation requests. SWP...
- Posted May 23, 2018
Attorney General Becerra and San Diego Water Board Ready to File Suit over Tijuana River Sewage
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (SDWB) have submitted a 60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (US Commission)...
- Posted May 22, 2018
2017 Water Year Storage and Recovery Results for Seaside Groundwater Basin
It was a typical year for rainwater injection into the Seaside Groundwater Basin in Northern California, officials said. “Seasonal rains came later this year,” Eric Sabolsice, California American Water Operations director, said. During the rainy months of...
- Posted May 21, 2018
Feds call for drought contingency plans be put into effect
By Jim Steinberg WASHINGTON>>Record-low snowpack levels in the Colorado River Basin means Lake Powell runoff will amount to just 42 percent of the historical average this year, experts say. With the drought and its related low runoff...
- Posted May 18, 2018
Central Valley Water Board settles with Seven Hill LLC for lack of Water Quality Permit
Shasta County Landowner Seven Hill LLC has been assessed a settlement fee of $27,720 by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) for failing to obtain the required permit for discharging waste from irrigated cropland....
- Posted May 16, 2018
With West Nile Virus on the rise Californians urged to eliminate stagnant, standing water
Although West Nile Virus isn’t commanding the headlines it did in years past, the California Department of Public Health and the Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California have reported increased concern over the growing number of...
- Posted May 9, 2018