- SOMA Environmental Engineering Disqualified from Participating in State Water Board Cleanup Fund
- San Joaquin Tributaries Authority Files Suit Over Unimpaired Delta Flow Proposal
- City of Glendale to Pay $653,000 Penalty for Violating Underground Storage Tank Regulations
- Draft Procedures of Environmentally Sensitive Waterways from Dredge and Fill Activities Released
- Rowland Water District Adopts Shared Resources Agreement With Public Water Agencies Group
All posts tagged "drought"
Water Board files lawsuit against Army Corps of Engineers over drinking water violations
On Friday, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) filed a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers, saying the federal Clean Water Act was violated on two separation occasions. Both instances took place between 2011 and...
- Posted February 20, 2016
FEMA: More homeowners, businesses purchasing flood insurance
In preparation for El Nino, a record number of Californians have purchased flood insurance policies, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said. Since August, the agency has seen a 25 percent increase in policies or about 55,500...
- Posted February 18, 2016
How the drought impacted agriculture in 2015
The California Department of Food and Agriculture released their annual report regarding agricultural statistics for the year. The numbers reflect changes in the agricultural industry in 2015 due to the severe drought. Overall, the value of California’s...
- Posted February 15, 2016
Slight progress shown in weekly drought update
The U.S. Drought Monitor’s weekly update shows California is making slight progress. Although El Nino has brought an onslaught of rain throughout the state, experts say it will take time for the impact to become apparent. Current...
- Posted February 14, 2016
Redlands homeowners rejecting water rate increase
Residents in Redlands have done such a great job conserving water that homeowners are now going to see upwards of a 40 percent rate increase over the next three years. On top of that, Redlands City Council...
- Posted February 9, 2016
The drought’s lasting impact
According to the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), a nonpartisan agency, the California drought will have a long-lasting impact on rural communities and native fish, even after the drought has subsided. Because many wells in the Central Valley...
- Posted February 7, 2016
Drought conservation mandate continues
Late Tuesday evening, the State Water Resources Control Board decided to extend Governor Jerry Brown’s emergency water conservation regulations. The extension, however, has some revisions, which should ease some burden on water suppliers. The revised regulations would...
- Posted February 4, 2016
Study addresses drought prevention
The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), an independent, nonpartisan research organization, just completed a study on California’s water vulnerabilities. According to the report, California has to find a balance between water conservation and flood control. The...
- Posted February 1, 2016
How is El Nino stacking up across the state?
For months, Californians have heard that El Nino was going to bring brutal, torrential rains, especially to SoCal. Experts throughout the state have had mixed reactions to El Nino. Some say the extreme weather will solve the...
- Posted January 30, 2016
Workers disadvantaged by drought see new opportunities
Kern County’s economic development agency, known as the Employers’ Training Resources Program (ETR), just received funding from the federal government and the California Economic Development Department to provide temporary employment to those were impacted by the drought....
- Posted January 29, 2016