- State Water Project allocations for 2018 inch up to 35 percent for State Water Contractors
- Attorney General Becerra and San Diego Water Board Ready to File Suit over Tijuana River Sewage
- 2017 Water Year Storage and Recovery Results for Seaside Groundwater Basin
- Feds call for drought contingency plans be put into effect
- Central Valley Water Board settles with Seven Hill LLC for lack of Water Quality Permit
All posts tagged "drought"
State’s Snow Water Equivalent measures 9.4 inches, 39 percent of early March normal
The second snow survey of Water Year (WY) 2017-18 was conducted Monday at Phillips Station by Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program, and the results paint an improving – but by no means...
- Posted March 6, 2018
Report on Fight Against Invasive Mussels released by Department of the Interior
Following a set of incentives to protect western ecosystems and hydroelectric facilities from invasive zebra and quagga mussels launched last June by U.S. Secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI) Ryan Zinke, DOI recently released a...
- Posted March 5, 2018
Santa Barbara County Issues Recommended Evacuation Warning prior to approaching winter storm
Santa Barbara County (SBC) officials are working to help prepare residents and businesses for the next approaching winter storm by elevating a prior Pre-Evacuation Advisory to a Recommended Evacuation Warning for the Thomas, Sherpa and Whittier burn...
- Posted March 1, 2018
Reclamation posts funding opportunity for Desalination and Water Purification Research Program
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Desalination and Water Purification Research Program (DWPR) has announced a funding opportunity aimed at increasing water supplies by reducing the cost, energy consumption and environmental impacts of treating impaired and otherwise unusable...
- Posted February 28, 2018
Nutria Response Team looks to stop spread of destructive rodent in inland waters of Central California
The semi-aquatic nutria – native to South America and reaching up to 20 pounds and 2.5 feet in body length with a 12-inch tail – are wreaking havoc in in the wetlands, rivers, canals and other freshwater...
- Posted February 24, 2018
Central Valley Project contractors looking at bleak 2018 allocations
Although the 2017 water year was the wettest on record for most of northern California and Central Valley Project (CVP) reservoirs were essentially full for the first time since California’s five-year drought ravaged the state, it’s a...
- Posted February 22, 2018
Department of Fish and Wildlife Soliciting Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposals
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has announced it is now accepting proposals for projects under its FY 2018-19 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN). The PSN invites restoration projects that meet the funding...
- Posted February 20, 2018
Eastern Municipal Water District urges customers to be “Sewer Smart”
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has set out to educate their customers on being “Sewer Smart” with information that could be used by all water customers regardless of location. The message is short and simple: don’t dispose...
- Posted February 19, 2018
Modoc County Grower issued penalty for failing to acquire Water Quality Permit
Modoc County landowner Renee Larranaga has been cited and issued a $19,773 penalty by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) for failing to obtain a required permit for discharging waste from his irrigated cropland...
- Posted February 14, 2018
Remaining East Porterville homes now connected to sustainable water
It’s time to breathe a sigh of relief and celebrate. The remaining approximately 450 homes in East Porterville have now been connected to clean, sustainable water after years of relying on deliveries of tanked water and bottled...
- Posted February 10, 2018