- 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"
United Nations ramps up response to El Nino
The highly anticipated El Nino began hitting California and other parts of the western United States this week. The heavy snow and rain have been a both a blessing and a curse. The extreme drought that is hitting other...
- Posted January 11, 2016
California drought leaves residents seeking financial assistance
Because the California drought has had a significant impact in the Central Valley, emergency programs for affected workers are popping up across the region. Tulare County, in particular, has seen an increase in needed assistance since the California drought came to...
- Posted January 8, 2016
Documentary focuses on impact of California drought
The drought in California has had a severe impact, both throughout the state and around the country. Filmmaker Conrad Weaver and his team decided it was important for the world to see how the drought has impacted people’s day-to-day lives. At...
- Posted January 7, 2016
The El Nino Effect
Because El Nino brings warmer temperatures and warmer waters, animals that thrive in warmer conditions are beginning to move up north. One animal in particular – the yellow-bellied sea snake – has moved from Baja, up to...
- Posted December 30, 2015
San Diego County water agency challenging state on conservation numbers
Water agencies in San Diego County may be moving to defy Governor Jerry Brown’s statewide mandatory water reduction. Santa Fe Irrigation District was ordered to save 36 percent, the highest mandated amount, earlier this year. Although the...
- Posted December 29, 2015
Mesa Water District eliminates outdoor watering for specific groups
After failing to meet its mandatory water conservation number in October, Mesa Water District, which covers parts of Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, decided to take drastic measures. Apartments, condominiums and business complexes are no longer allowed...
- Posted December 26, 2015
Preparing for El Nino’s potential for frozen pipes
California is expected to see an active El Nino season that will bring freezing temperatures, torrential rains and even snow. As the cold front moves into California, it’s important to make winter changes to preserve your home: Keep your...
- Posted December 24, 2015
Higher than Average Snowpack, but Drought’s Still On
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) released an update on the Sierra Nevada snowpack earlier this week. Electronic readings show its statewide water content is 9.3 inches, 112 percent of average for this time of year. To...
- Posted December 24, 2015
NASA studies impact of El Nino
For months, Californians have been hearing about the severe impact El Nino is going to have on the state and the nation. NASA has begun studying El Nino, predicting that the powerful storm will bring more rain than snow and...
- Posted December 21, 2015
Obama Administration’s water plan
On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced their two-part strategy for water conservation. Ideally, the administration wants to boost water sustainability by utilizing water-efficient and water reuse technologies as well as promoting and investing in research and development...
- Posted December 19, 2015