- EPA Reaches Settlement with Salinas Co. American Cooling, Inc. Over Clean Water Act Violations
- Sativa Water District Now Under Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Works Management
- School Districts still eligible for millions in drinking water grants
- State Water Board Addressing Erosion Control after Carr Fire
- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
All posts tagged "drought"
Agency Receives Funding for Drought Resiliency Project
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) $750,000 in grant funding for a drought resiliency project. The WaterSMART Drought Response Program focuses on projects that increase water management flexibility and water...
- Posted July 5, 2018
$4 Million Allocated by Bureau of Reclamation to Combat Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the West
More than $4 million was recently allocated by the Bureau of Reclamation in the fight against invasive quagga and zebra mussels in the western United States. The newly released funds build on the $1 million allocated in...
- Posted June 30, 2018
$8.3 Million Awarded by Reclamation to 15 Drought Resiliency Projects
Thirteen California drought resiliency projects are among 15 such projects that will share in $8.3 million awarded this week by the Bureau of Reclamation. The funding provided is part of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI)...
- Posted June 28, 2018
Recreational Activities at Diamond Valley Lake Temporarily Suspended due to Cyanobacteria
Diamond Valley Lake (DVL) near Hemet in southwest Riverside County, the largest of Metropolitan Water District’s (MWD) reservoirs, has temporarily suspended all recreational activities at the lake due a bloom of cyanobacteria—also known as blue-green algae—covering the...
- Posted June 23, 2018
DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
Twenty-five grants have been proposed by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for Round 3 of the Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grant Program. DWR has launched a public comment period regarding the Draft List of Awards...
- Posted June 18, 2018
UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
Scientists and engineers at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) may have a new method for projecting wet or dry weather in the Southwest for the coming winter. Lead author Antonios Mamalakis, a UCI graduate student in...
- Posted June 15, 2018
San Diego Water Board fines Pardee Homes $291,286 for Uncontrolled Sediment during Storms
Pardee Homes, the residential home building company, has been fined by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (SDWB) for numerous instances of uncontrolled sediment runoff at the 204-acre Castlerock Weston construction site near Santee in...
- Posted June 10, 2018
Judge Upholds Water Board’s penalties on Developer
San Diego Superior Court Judge Joan M. Lewis recently ruled to uphold a $595,367 fine by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board in a lawsuit against housing developer San Altos-Lemon Grove, LLC. The developer had...
- Posted June 4, 2018
State Reminds Public of the Hazards of Harmful Algal Bloom Season
With schools already dismissed for the year – or soon will be – and the summer recreational season about to swing into full gear, the California State Water Resources Control Board has issued a reminder to the...
- Posted June 3, 2018
2018 Central Valley Project Water Allocations Updated for South-of-Delta Contractors
South-of-Delta Central Valley Project contractor allocations for the 2018 contract year have been updated by the Bureau of Reclamation. South-of-Delta agricultural water service contractors’ allocations have been increased from 40 percent to 45 percent. The allocation for...
- Posted May 30, 2018