- John Rossi, General Manager at Western Municipal Water District, announces his year-end retirement
- Two CWA Members participate in NARUC Summer Policy Summit in San Diego
- Foothill Municipal Water District announces September 23 water celebration at Descanso Gardens
- Halla Razak appointed as Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s new General Manager effective Dec. 1
- Workshop for mercury-impaired reservoirs operators, owners scheduled for Oct. 11
All posts tagged "drought"
Los Vaqueros Reservoir expansion seeks $434 million in state funding from Proposition 1
Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is pursuing $434 million in state funding to assist in paying for the public benefits of expanding the Los Vaqueros Reservoir. The state deadline for water agencies submitting applications requesting funding from...
- Posted August 17, 2017
Pasadena’s Tetra Tech contracted for technical support of EPA’s Watershed Protection Program
Pasadena-based Tetra Tech, Inc. has been awarded a $113 million contract for technical support services for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water. The five-year, multiple-award contract will support the EPA Office of Water’s Assessment...
- Posted August 15, 2017
DWR’s Joel Ledesma provides Oroville Dam crisis overview at Water Conference
Speaking to a crowd of more than 300 attendees at Friday’s San Bernardino County (SBC) Water Conference, Joel Ledesma, deputy director, State Water Project with the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), detailed the events leading up...
- Posted August 14, 2017
San Bernardino County Water Conference honors 18 Inland Empire H2O Heroes
More than 300 attendees honored 18 individuals and organizations as Inland Empire (IE) H2O Water Heroes at the 11th annual San Bernardino County Water Conference. The conference was held at the Ontario DoubleTree Conference Center and was...
- Posted August 12, 2017
City of San Diego assessed $3.2 million for failing to protect waterways from loose sediment
The city of San Diego has agreed to a $3.2 million assessment by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board to settle allegations that the city failed to protect local streams and coastal lagoons from loose...
- Posted August 11, 2017
State Water Board announces Eileen Sobeck as new Executive Director
The former assistant administrator for the Department of Commerce at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, Eileen Sobeck, will assume the position as Executive Director for the State Water Resources Control Board, effective after the...
- Posted August 10, 2017
Off-line Suburban Rosemont District/Cal American Water well found with elevated PFAA levels
An off-line well at California American Water’s Suburban Rosemont District has been found with elevated levels of perfluorinated alkyl acids (PFAAs). The well in question is one of 29 wells serving customers in the Suburban Rosemont District...
- Posted August 9, 2017
Inland Empire Utilities Agency earns procurement excellence award
Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) Contracts and Facilities Services Department was recently notified that they are the recipient of the 14th Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award sponsored by a coalition of procurement agencies and institutes including...
- Posted August 7, 2017
Orange County Water District invests in purchasing additional water for groundwater basin
The Orange County Water District (OCWD) Board of Directors recently voted to purchase up to an additional 100,000 acre-feet of imported water from the Municipal Water District of Orange County, the local representative of the Metropolitan Water...
- Posted August 4, 2017
Judge’s ruling prompts State Water Board to remove drinking water standard for Hexavalent Chromium
The State Water Resources Control Board approved a resolution on Tuesday to eliminate the current maximum contaminant level (MCL) for hexavalent chromium – also known as chrome 6 – found in drinking water. The board’s action was...
- Posted August 3, 2017