- State Water Board Releases Guidelines for PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water
- San Diego Water Board Approves Orange County Water Quality Control Plan for South OC
- High E. coli Levels at Lower American River
- Agency Receives Funding for Drought Resiliency Project
- $4 Million Allocated by Bureau of Reclamation to Combat Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the West
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San Bernardino County residents support investments in water supply reliability
California Water News Daily survey shows support for investor projects facilitating more drinking water Residents of San Bernardino County have definitive opinions on the future development of water projects and conservation practices as indicated by a recent...
- Posted May 8, 2018
Salton Sea Authority, Partners complete the first State-Funded Project at the Salton Sea
The Salton Sea Authority (SSA), the Torres Martinez Tribe and numerous other partners gathered recently for a Water Flowing Ceremony to celebrate the first state-funded project to be completed at the Salton Sea. The ceremony, held at...
- Posted May 5, 2018
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers providing $1 million to help control invasive species at Lake Tahoe
The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has announced that the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will be providing $1 million in federal funding to help control, prevent, and monitor harmful aquatic invasive species in Lake Tahoe. The...
- Posted May 4, 2018
Kern County Grower Penalized for Failing to Acquire Water Quality Permit
Kern County landowner Konark Ranches LLC has been issued a $100,000 penalty by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Central Valley Water Board) for failing to get a required permit in order to discharge waste...
- Posted April 30, 2018
Updated 2018 Central Valley Project Water Allocations released by Reclamation
Updated 2018 water allocations for the Central Valley Project (CVP) contractors were recently released by the Bureau of Reclamation. Late March and early April rain and snow have allowed for water allocations increases throughout the CVP. Mid-Pacific...
- Posted April 26, 2018
New study finds arsenic and uranium levels higher than state limits
By: JIM STEINBERG HINKLEY >> Some residential wells in the unincorporated community of Hinkley have levels of arsenic many times greater than the state safe drinking water standard, U.S Geological Survey study has found. One residenital well...
- Posted April 25, 2018
DWR awards $1 Million to each of Sonoma County’s three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies
Three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSA) in Sonoma County are slated each receive a $1 million award from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to aid in the development of plans for each of the basins. California’s...
- Posted April 20, 2018
Lower American River water quality monitoring shows elevated levels of E. coli bacteria
Weekly water quality testing for E. coli bacteria along the Lower American River has indicated elevated levels of the bacteria at some sites posing an increased risk to recreational users of the river. E. coli is an...
- Posted April 18, 2018
Water Available for Aquifer Replenishment report released by Department of Water Resources
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released the final Water Available for Replenishment (WAFR) report, which shows that water available for aquifer recharge may be limited in many regions, except in years of high precipitation. The...
- Posted April 16, 2018
March’s Precipitation helped but was no Miracle; Snowpack increased to 52 percent of average
Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program, and Karla Nemeth, Department of Water Resources director, jointly conducted the April snow survey at Phillips Station snow course in the Sierra Nevada range on Monday and...
- Posted April 4, 2018