- 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
- Report seeks to provide key elements of successful groundwater management for California managers
- State Contractors see slight increase of allocation
All posts tagged "drought"
Prize competition to eradicate invasive quagga and zebra mussels initiated by Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation is looking for solutions to eradicate invasive quagga and zebra mussels in open waters especially large reservoirs, lakes and rivers. The prize competition is for 100-percent eradication of the invasive mussels in both...
- Posted December 17, 2017
USDA Forest Service announces another 27 million California trees have died since November 2016
The effects of California’s prolonged drought continue to be felt and seen throughout the state. The state and local water agencies continue to promote water conservation, dead vegetation can still be found in residential and commercial properties...
- Posted December 13, 2017
Eleven projects funded by Prop 1 water funds for disadvantaged Trinity County communities
The State Water Resources Control Board, in conjunction with the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, recently approved the funding of 11 projects in the North Coast region including more than $15 million for the consolidation...
- Posted December 12, 2017
Orange County Nursery donates 300 plants for Irrigation Field Trials at two UC campuses
Village Nurseries – founded in 1976 and serving the re-wholesale, retail and landscape contractor markets throughout the western United States – has donated 300 plants to the University of California Landscape Plant Irrigation Trials to help determine...
- Posted December 4, 2017
Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling, won’t hear water agencies’ appeal on groundwater rights
A plea by two desert water agencies for the United States Supreme Court to hear an appeal regarding an earlier decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding a lawsuit by the Agua Caliente Band of...
- Posted November 28, 2017
Emergency Declaration for flooding in Owens Valley lifted by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has lifted the emergency declaration for the Owen Valley he originally mandated in March. The declaration was initiated to guard against and better manage the potential flooding near the Los Angeles Aqueduct...
- Posted November 27, 2017
PG&E launches funding challenge for “California Climate Challenge” with $1 million
The reality in the Golden state is drought, atmospheric storms, heatwaves and wildfires, all of which have been exacerbated by the growing effects of climate change. California’s five-plus year record-breaking drought, increasingly hot summers, record-breaking precipitation due...
- Posted November 26, 2017
Restoration funded for watersheds impacted by unregulated cannabis cultivation
Four watershed sites have been identified by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) to collectively receive awards of $1.3 million for unregulated cannabis cultivation. As part of Assembly Bill (AB) 243, Governor Jerry Brown had...
- Posted November 25, 2017
East Bay Municipal Utility District begins lead testing at all Oakland Unified School District schools
Water quality testing for lead began Thursday at all Oakland Unified School District-run (OUSD) K-12 schools in conjunction with East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). This testing is part of a state move to test all schools...
- Posted November 12, 2017
Reclamation and American Membrane Technology Association announce fellowship funding
Graduate students seeking to utilize membrane technology research to study water treatment and desalination systems are being encouraged by the Bureau of Reclamation and American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) to apply for graduate student fellowships. Students must...
- Posted November 11, 2017