- DWR and Project WET offering workshops for Teachers to Learn About Climate Change
- Humboldt County’s Copper Bluff Mine Proposed for Superfund Program’s National Priorities List
- Metropolitan to Supply Water to Sycuan Tribe’s Unannexed Area of San Diego Reservation
- Reclamation schedules public input meetings on proposed new fee program at Lake Berryessa
- Public Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Funding available in West Basin Municipal Water District
All posts tagged "drought"
Recreational Activities at Diamond Valley Lake Temporarily Suspended due to Cyanobacteria
Diamond Valley Lake (DVL) near Hemet in southwest Riverside County, the largest of Metropolitan Water District’s (MWD) reservoirs, has temporarily suspended all recreational activities at the lake due a bloom of cyanobacteria—also known as blue-green algae—covering the...
- Posted June 23, 2018
DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
Twenty-five grants have been proposed by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for Round 3 of the Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grant Program. DWR has launched a public comment period regarding the Draft List of Awards...
- Posted June 18, 2018
UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
Scientists and engineers at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) may have a new method for projecting wet or dry weather in the Southwest for the coming winter. Lead author Antonios Mamalakis, a UCI graduate student in...
- Posted June 15, 2018
San Diego Water Board fines Pardee Homes $291,286 for Uncontrolled Sediment during Storms
Pardee Homes, the residential home building company, has been fined by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (SDWB) for numerous instances of uncontrolled sediment runoff at the 204-acre Castlerock Weston construction site near Santee in...
- Posted June 10, 2018
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