- Final California Water Plan Update 2018 Released by Department of Water Resources
- EPA Releases Cyanobacteria Assessment Network Mobile Application Using Satellite Data
- California Tree Die-Off Triggered by Diminished Supplies of Subsurface Water in Drought Years
- Diverse Coalition Seeks to Protect California’s Drinking Water Systems Caught in Wildfire Liability
- Public Encouraged to Provide Input on Creating Climate-Resilient Water System
All posts tagged "drought"
Third 2019 Phillips Station Snow Survey Records 43.5 Inches Versus January’s 18 Inches
A water-rich snowpack has blessed the Sierra Nevada thus far this year and indicators are that Californians should expect even more rain and snow this year. The Department of Water Resources (DWR) conducted its third manual 2019...
- Posted March 1, 2019
CDFA and Shasta County Agricultural Commissioners Office Eradicate Hydrilla
A quarantine that began on July 18, 1996 to purge the invasive aquatic weed, hydrilla, ended successfully this week after the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the Shasta County Agricultural Commissioner’s office eradicated two...
- Posted February 28, 2019
EPA Orders Greka Energy to Study Potentially Hazardous Waste Releases at Santa Maria refinery
Santa Barbara County oil and gas operator Greka Energy may have run afoul of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), again, and is now being required to conduct sampling at its Santa Maria, Calif. refinery to determine...
- Posted February 26, 2019
Central Valley Water Board Fines Shasta County Unpermitted Cannabis Grow Site Property Owners
Shasta County property owners Kongkeo Khamvongsa and Alexandra Kensavath have been fined $150,000 by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) for their failure to clean up a cannabis grow site on their property. The...
- Posted February 23, 2019
State Water Project Allocations Up to 35 Percent, Final Allocations Announcement Expected in May
On the heels of the Central Valley Project’s (CVP) announcement on their most recent allocations on Wednesday, the State Water Project (SWP) also made their second allocation status report on Wednesday. Based on improved water supply conditions,...
- Posted February 22, 2019
Initial Water Supply Allocations for Central Valley Project Contractors Ranges From 35 to 100 Percent
In order to help Central Valley Project (CVP) water service contractors, farmers and the general public begin to plan for this year’s planting, irrigation and general water use, the Bureau of Reclamation announced the initial 2019 water...
- Posted February 21, 2019
Water Quality Officials Continue Monitoring Surface Waters Pollutants Following Camp Fire
The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB), in coordination with Butte County, the California Department of Water Resources, and the California Department of Transportation, is continuing to test surface waters throughout the burn area that...
- Posted February 19, 2019
Fluence’s Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor Technology Validated for CA Water Recycling Standard
Information released earlier this week have confirmed that independent test results gathered from a Stanford, California demonstration plant have been published and validate compliance of Fluence’s membrane aerated biofilm reactors (MABR) technology with California’s Title 22 water...
- Posted February 18, 2019
Sacramento San Joaquin River Delta to Use Blockchain and IoT Sensors for Groundwater Sustainability
Farming, drought management and groundwater sustainability are about to move to the next level as pilot technologies to monitor and track groundwater using blockchain and remote IoT sensors will demonstrate the real time usage of water. The...
- Posted February 12, 2019
New Scale Created to Describe the Strength and Impacts of Atmospheric Rivers
A new storm-weather predicting “atmospheric rivers” (ARs) scale has been created by a team of researchers led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The scale was featured in the February...
- Posted February 8, 2019