- CVP Water Allocations Updated by Reclamation; Some South-of-Delta Contractors Express Dismay
- Multi-Year Investigation Finds 15 Defendants in Violation of Multiple UST Requirements and will pay a fine
- World Water Day Message from SAWPA – Tap Water is Rigorously Tested and Safe to Drink
- Reclamation Launches Competition for Ideas to Lower Cost of Continuous Streamflow Monitoring
- Third 2019 Phillips Station Snow Survey Records 43.5 Inches Versus January’s 18 Inches
All posts tagged "drought"
New DWR Flood Maintenance Assistance Program Seeking Proposals
California’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced funds for eligible flood maintenance activities through a new program — the Flood Maintenance Assistance Program (FMAP) — for Local Maintaining Agencies (LMAs) and Maintenance Areas (MAs). The FMAP...
- Posted December 27, 2018
Draft California Water Plan Update 2018 Released by DWR
As directed by California Water Code, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) is required to update the California Water Plan every five years. The California Water Plan is the state’s comprehensive strategic plan for sustainably managing and...
- Posted December 23, 2018
CA Conservation Dept. Taking Applications for Forest Health Watershed Coordinator Grant Program
A study by the Sierra Institute for Community and Environment to evaluate the success of grants for watershed coordinators — provided between 2000 and 2015 by the California Department of Conservation – to facilitate collaborative efforts to...
- Posted December 20, 2018
Agreement Between LADWP and Lockheed Martin to Expand San Fernando Groundwater Cleanup
Approximately 1.5 billion gallons of clean drinking will be forthcoming annually to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) thanks to Lockheed Martin Corporation and an historic settlement agreement between the two businesses to expand...
- Posted December 19, 2018
E. coli Outbreak from Romaine Lettuce Traced Back to at Least One California Farm, Reservoir
At least one California farm has been identified as a source of the recent multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 from romaine lettuce. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)...
- Posted December 18, 2018
State Water Board Adopts Bay-Delta Plan Update, Makes Allowances for Voluntary Agreements
A controversial plan designed to restore water flows through the Lower San Joaquin River and its tributaries—the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced rivers—was approved by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) on Wednesday after a nine-year process...
- Posted December 14, 2018
UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA
UCLA Scientist Dr. Bin Guan is the Department of Water Resources (DWR) 2018 Climate Science Service Award honoree for his tool that identifies atmospheric rivers in weather models. Dr. Guan is employed by the University of California,...
- Posted December 13, 2018
Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Approved by Metropolitan Water District Board
A sweeping plan among seven states will ensure that Colorado River water will continue to be a reliable supply of water to Southern California and the Southwest in the coming decade was approved by the Metropolitan Water...
- Posted December 12, 2018
Twin Tunnels on Hold, DWR Withdraws Request for Certification from Delta Stewardship Council
Although former Republican California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and current Democrat Governor Jerry Brown agreed on the need for a new conveyance system to transport water from the north end to the southern end of the Sacramento-San Joaquin...
- Posted December 11, 2018
DWR Announces Draft Decisions for Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications
Draft decisions for groundwater basin boundary modification requests have just been announced by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) based on the modification requests submitted by local agencies as part of the implementation of the Sustainable...
- Posted December 2, 2018