- Western Municipal Water District appoints Craig Miller as new General Manager
- California American Water distributes 400 turkeys Monterey County nonprofits
- Interior Secretary Zinke applauds Senate’s confirmation of Brenda Burman to lead Reclamation
- President Trump appoints Tim Petty for Interior Department; Secretary Zinke cheers the nomination
- Eastern Municipal Water District honored with 2017 Sensus Reach Customer Service Award
All posts tagged "drought"
Agencies work ahead of pending storms to prevent debris flow from recent fires
In the wake of northern California’s deadly wildfires last month multiple agencies are now working ahead of pending storms and the rainy season to prevent post-fire floods, debris flow and pollution to local streams and waterways. Several...
- Posted November 3, 2017
Orange County Sanitation District becomes first to have nationally accredited municipal laboratory
Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) announced last week that they have become the first public agency in California to receive accreditation from the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Council’s (NELAC) and The NELAC Institute (TNI) by meeting TNI’s national standards. OCSD has...
- Posted October 31, 2017
Shasta County Land Owner assessed penalty for cannabis cultivation water quality violations
A Shasta County property owner has been assessed a $143,640 penalty by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQB) for illegally developing his property for cannabis cultivation. Lawrence Gasper’s activities resulted in unlawful sediment discharge...
- Posted October 30, 2017
Riverside-area teachers eligible for water education grants from Western Municipal Water District
Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) is encouraging all K-12 teachers in western Riverside County to apply for the 2017-18 Lois B. Krieger Water Project Grants for Educators. Grant applications and funding are open to private and public...
- Posted October 25, 2017
California American Water and related Charitable Foundation donate to California Wildfire Relief Efforts
Relief efforts for the victims and communities impacted by the recent Northern California wildfires have received a generous donation from California American Water (CAW) and the American Water Charitable Foundation (AWCF). AWCF, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and...
- Posted October 23, 2017
Middle school teachers study SoCal water scarcity compliments of EarthEcho and Northrop Grumman
Twenty-six middle school teachers from throughout the U.S. have been selected to explore water scarcity in southern California. EarthEcho Expedition: Water by Design is led by explorer and environmental advocate Philippe Cousteau, Jr. through the support of...
- Posted October 22, 2017
Municipal Information System Association of CA honors Western Municipal Water with two awards
Western Municipal Water District’s (WMWD) IT Department was recently earned top honors from the Municipal Information System Association of California (MISAC), receiving the prestigious Excellence in IT Practices Award. WMWD’s Director of Administration Greg Duecker was bestowed...
- Posted October 21, 2017
Environmental Standards for Cannabis Cultivation adopted by State Water Board
Intent on protecting water flows and water quality in the state’s rivers and streams, the California State Water Resources Control Board adopted a new statewide policy for strict environmental standards for cannabis cultivation earlier this week. With...
- Posted October 20, 2017
Lake Oroville Flood Season Operations Plan released
While work for the repair and reconstruction of the main Lake Oroville spillway continues, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released the operations plan for Lake Oroville during the upcoming 2017-18 rainy season. The plan is...
- Posted October 19, 2017
Central Valley Project begins 2017/18 water year with “bountiful water supplies”
The news of the annual water carry-over from the Bureau of Reclamation’s Central Valley Project (CVP) is a far cry different this year versus anything from the past five years. As CVP began Water Year (WY) 2017/18...
- Posted October 15, 2017