- 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
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Delta Stewardship Council names new Lead Scientist, new Chief Deputy Executive Officer
The Delta Stewardship Council has announced the appointments of two individuals to key leadership positions within the organization. Dr. John Callaway, an internationally recognized expert in wetland restoration has been unanimously appointed by the Council as Lead...
- Posted July 31, 2017
Lead Oroville Spillways Recovery Project Engineer to serve as keynote speaker at SBC Water Conference
The Building Industry Association (BIA), Baldy View Chapter has announced that Joel Ledesma, Deputy Director of the State Water Project at the Department of Water Resources (DWR) will serve as the keynote speaker for the August 11...
- Posted July 28, 2017
Settlement reached between state and federal entities over Clean Water Act Violations
A settlement and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been reached between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board regarding two dredge and fill operations by the Army Corps that...
- Posted July 26, 2017
Tyson Neely appointed to Water Board’s committee on Wastewater Operator Certification Program
Fulfilling a new requirement of Assembly Bill 2890, approved by Gov. Jerry Brown in 2016, Tyson Neely, operations manager of the Orange County Water District (OCWD), has been appointed by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)...
- Posted July 23, 2017
Gov. Brown appoints Grant Davis as director of state’s Department of Water Resources
Pending confirmation by California’s Senate, Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Grant Davis, 54, as the new director of the California Department of Water Resources. The appointment will fill the vacancy first created when former Director Mark Cowin...
- Posted July 21, 2017
Drinking water standard for 1,2,3-Trichloropropane issued by State Water Board
1,2,3-Trichloropropane, a man-made chemical, historically found in industrial cleaning solvents and some soil fumigant pesticides will now be regulated by a new drinking water standard adopted this week by the State Water Resources Control Board. 1,2,3-Trichloropropane –...
- Posted July 20, 2017
Reclamation selects Jeff Rieker as Operations Manager for Central Valley Office in Sacramento
An 18-year veteran with the Bureau of Reclamation, Jeff Rieker, has been chosen as the new operations manager for Reclamation’s Central Valley Office (CVO). Rieker has most previously served as the deputy operations manager for the CVO....
- Posted July 17, 2017
Two San Fernando plastic manufacturers resolve Clean Water Act violations
Inspections in December 2015 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that found two San Fernando plastic manufacturers in violation of federal Clean Water Act standards have been resolved. Western States Packaging, located in Pacoima and Sun...
- Posted July 16, 2017
South Orange County Wastewater ordered to undergo audit concerning finances, transparency
Faced with concerns voiced by community leaders and elected officials, the South Orange County Wastewater Authority (SOCWA) is now facing an independent audit ordered by a bipartisan panel of state lawmakers. At a recent meeting, the Joint...
- Posted July 13, 2017
Desert water agencies file petitions with the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Agua Caliente water rights
Effective July 5, two California desert water agencies — Coachella Valley Water district (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) – have filed petitions with the U.S. Supreme Court requesting a review on the water rights lawsuit involving...
- Posted July 9, 2017