- EPA Reaches Settlement with Salinas Co. American Cooling, Inc. Over Clean Water Act Violations
- Sativa Water District Now Under Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Works Management
- School Districts still eligible for millions in drinking water grants
- State Water Board Addressing Erosion Control after Carr Fire
- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
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Encinitas-based CycloPure Awarded $725,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Grant
A leading innovator in water purification technologies, Encinitas-based CycloPure, Inc., has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant in the amount of $725,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). CycloPure, the developer of...
- Posted September 30, 2018
Central Coast Water Board Offers Free Domestic Well Testing
The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board is providing free water quality testing for residents that get their drinking water from domestic wells. Previous testing suggests the likelihood of widespread groundwater contamination problems that warrants periodic...
- Posted September 28, 2018
Sacramento-area Sanitation District to Pay Penalty for Violations at Wastewater Treatment Plant
Inspections by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in May 2016 at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant found that facility staff had not immediately notified the National Response Center of three separate releases of chlorine in...
- Posted September 20, 2018
DWR and Project WET offering workshops for Teachers to Learn About Climate Change
A partnership between the Department of Water Resources (DWR) and Project Water Education for Teachers (Project WET) is offering K-12 teachers two workshops on “Understanding Climate Change in California.” The workshops are sponsored by DWR’s Climate Change...
- Posted September 15, 2018
Humboldt County’s Copper Bluff Mine Proposed for Superfund Program’s National Priorities List
Historically used for mining copper, zinc, silver and gold, the Copper Bluff Mine, in Humboldt County, is being proposed for addition to the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL). The announcement of the possible addition of Copper...
- Posted September 13, 2018
Metropolitan to Supply Water to Sycuan Tribe’s Unannexed Area of San Diego Reservation
Water reliability for an unannexed portion of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation’s Reservation took a major step forward earlier this week when the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California agreed...
- Posted August 23, 2018
Reclamation schedules public input meetings on proposed new fee program at Lake Berryessa
Three public meetings to gather feedback on the proposed new fee program at Lake Berryessa in the Napa Valley have been scheduled and the Bureau of Reclamation is seeking input on how to best use the collected...
- Posted August 22, 2018
Public Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Funding available in West Basin Municipal Water District
As a means to helping prevent the use of approximately 68,000 plastic water bottles annually, decreasing the potentially harmful environmental impacts of single-use plastics while also providing access to free, high-quality water at local schools, community centers...
- Posted August 18, 2018
Reclamation includes four California projects for desalination and water purification research
The Bureau of Reclamation has selected 16 projects throughout the country to receive $3.5 million for desalination and water purification research. Four of the projects are in California and will receive a total of $778,424. Two of...
- Posted August 16, 2018
Four Oakland Companies Cited, Fined over Clean Water Act Violations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced settlements with four Oakland industrial companies last week for Clean Water Act violations. Each of the companies had failed to develop and implement an adequate stormwater pollution prevention plan and...
- Posted August 15, 2018