- Department of Fish and Wildlife Soliciting Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposals
- Eastern Municipal Water District urges customers to be “Sewer Smart”
- Modoc County Grower issued penalty for failing to acquire Water Quality Permit
- Remaining East Porterville homes now connected to sustainable water
- California lacking snow; snow water equivalent at only 4.9 inches, 27 percent of date’s average
All posts tagged "drought"
California’s disaster agencies appeal to residents of fire-ravaged areas to prepare for floods and debris
With the next round of winter storms headed to California, a consortium of state and federal agencies are appealing to Californians to plan ahead and remain alert for flooding, debris flows and further erosion of vegetation and...
- Posted January 22, 2018
Western Municipal Water District provides free on-line database of water-wise plants for local area
Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) is going the next step in helping residents and businesses in the Riverside and Murrieta areas find ways to find water-wise landscaping options. The Inland Empire water agency has uploaded an extensive...
- Posted January 21, 2018
Water Scholar Program opportunity for Inland Empire/San Gabriel Valley high school seniors
High school seniors planning to attend a two or four-year college or university in the upcoming school year are invited to apply for the Water Scholar Program scholarships through the Water Education/ Water Awareness Committee (WEWAC). WEWAC...
- Posted January 20, 2018
$2.1 million awarded by U.S. EPA for California’s wetlands and streams
More than $2.1 million in grants has been awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help protect and restore wetlands and streams throughout California. In announcing the funds EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said, “Healthy wetlands...
- Posted January 14, 2018
Montecito Water District issues “Boil Water” notice, provides emergency water distribution sites
Montecito Water District (MWD), located in Santa Barbara County, has issued an urgent notice for its customers to boil all water or bottled water for drinking and cooking purposes due to recent flash flood events. On the...
- Posted January 12, 2018
San Francisco PUC increases reimbursement to $100K for flood proofing structures for property owners
In anticipation of this year’s winter storms, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) recently announced an increase in funds they can reimburse eligible property owners for structures to help protect against potential flooding. The increased funds...
- Posted January 10, 2018
Central Valley Water Quality Board reaches Clean Water settlement with Kirkwood Mountain Resort
In winter 2015-16, Kirkwood Mountain Resort allegedly violated the federal Clean Water Act when recycled asphalt pavement grindings from snow removal activities entered drainages that flow into Kirkwood Creek and Kirkwood Meadows. Potential impacts from discharging asphalt...
- Posted December 31, 2017
EPA reaches settlement with Salinas biodiesel company to reduce risk of spills in watershed
Encore Oils, LLC – a division of SeQuential – and Ottone-Salinas, Inc. have reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce the risk of oils spills in the Monterey Bay watershed after Encore...
- Posted December 30, 2017
Paramount-based Cal Tech Environmental Laboratories charged with criminal wrongdoing
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has charged Cal Tech Environmental Laboratories, LLC (CTEL) and its owner, Roobik Yaghoubi, with multiple criminal crimes after an investigation by the State Water Resources Control Board. The charges are...
- Posted December 27, 2017
State Water Project Allocation Set at 15 Percent
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced an initial water allocation of 15 percent for most State Water Project (SWP) contractors for the 2018 calendar year earlier this month. That allocation will likely change depending on rain...
- Posted December 23, 2017