- SOMA Environmental Engineering Disqualified from Participating in State Water Board Cleanup Fund
- San Joaquin Tributaries Authority Files Suit Over Unimpaired Delta Flow Proposal
- City of Glendale to Pay $653,000 Penalty for Violating Underground Storage Tank Regulations
- Draft Procedures of Environmentally Sensitive Waterways from Dredge and Fill Activities Released
- Rowland Water District Adopts Shared Resources Agreement With Public Water Agencies Group
All posts tagged "drought"
Memorandum of Agreement Signed to Expedite Reliable Delivery, Supply of Water to the West
Paul Souza, currently the regional director for the Pacific Southwest Region of the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, has been appointed as the Lead Official in charge of managing the Klamath Irrigation and Central Valley Projects’ compliance...
- Posted November 26, 2018
Are You Prepared for Possible Flooding and Debris Flows This Fall/Winter?
If the recent, catastrophic fires in both northern and southern California aren’t enough, Mother Nature may continue to wreak havoc with rains that are predicted to roll across the state this week. Although none of the forecasts...
- Posted November 25, 2018
EPA Reaches Settlement with Salinas Co. American Cooling, Inc. Over Clean Water Act Violations
Salinas County American Cooling, Inc. will pay a $28,900 penalty for violations associated with its unauthorized stormwater and wastewater discharges between August 2013 and June 2018. The settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pertains to...
- Posted November 10, 2018
Sativa Water District Now Under Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Works Management
The long-troubled Sativa Water District was effectively shut-down on Wednesday. The Los Angeles County (LAC) Department of Public Works will temporarily run the small water district which serves approximately 6,850 residents in parts of Southern California’s Willowbrook...
- Posted November 6, 2018
School Districts still eligible for millions in drinking water grants
More than 300 school districts and individual schools serving low-income communities throughout California are eligible to apply for $9.5 million worth of grants to increase access to safe drinking water. The grants are available for a range...
- Posted October 27, 2018
State Water Board Addressing Erosion Control after Carr Fire
Staff for the state and regional water boards are racing against the clock to implement erosion control measures following the enormous Carr Fire that burned through Shasta and Trinity counties this past summer. Native seeds must take...
- Posted October 25, 2018
District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
Historically the Orange County Water District (OCWD) has had to rely on Mother Nature for water. Although, due to climate change, that is no longer a realistic water strategy for OCWD. The agency has instead made significant...
- Posted October 19, 2018
Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) Board of Directors has voted to develop a Climate Action Plan with a goal of providing a complete framework of how to reduce the district’s carbon footprint. The plan will include reducing...
- Posted October 17, 2018
Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
With funding provided through WaterSMART’s Cooperative Watershed Management Program, the Bureau of Reclamation recently opened a funding opportunity for watershed groups seeking to implement on-the-ground watershed management projects in their communities. The competitive funding is designed to...
- Posted October 15, 2018
Three California Water Agencies Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Develop Water Market Strategies
Three California water agencies are among the seven total agencies that will share in $1.3 million from the Bureau of Reclamation to establish or expand water markets or water marketing activities. The four other water agencies receiving...
- Posted October 8, 2018