- 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"
Cannabis Cultivation Policy Updated by State Water Board to Protect Waterways
The evolving state Cannabis Cultivation Policy was further defined earlier this week when the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) voted to clarify implementation issues while ensuring growers continue to be environmentally responsible in both urban and...
- Posted February 7, 2019
Western Municipal Water District Awards $14,000 in Water Education Grants
Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) has announced awards totaling $14,000 to 19 Riverside County teachers as Lois B. Krieger Water Project Grants for Educators recipients for various water related educational projects. The projects ranged from water quality...
- Posted February 6, 2019
Marin Municipal Water District Reports Encouraging Spawning for Coho Salmon, Steelhead Trout
Initial reports from Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) for this year’s coho salmon and steelhead trout spawning is showing significant increases over prior years thanks to years of work by the water district and other Northern California...
- Posted February 5, 2019
Reclamation’s Burman Calls Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan into Question
Citing the lack of consensus plans by both California and Arizona for the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan (DCP), Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman announced on Thursday that the Department of the Interior is stepping in...
- Posted February 3, 2019
February’s Manual Phillips Station Snow Survey: 50 inches of snow depth, 98 Percent of Average
When it comes to California’s snowpack thus far this year it seems to be safe to say, ‘so far, so good.’ In comparison to the Feb. 1, 2018 manual measurement at Phillips Station, Thursday’s measurement at the...
- Posted February 2, 2019
Guggia Farms Settles for $55,164 with Central Coast Water Board Over Reporting Violations
A $55,164 settlement has been levied against Guggia Farms, Inc. of Santa Barbara County by the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (CCRWQCB) for failure to submit data and information used to monitor water quality impacts...
- Posted January 26, 2019
Camp Fire Destruction Leaves Behind Contaminated Streams and Surface Waters
The destruction of homes, businesses and property that occurred during the 2018 Camp Fire has left a secondary blight on the heavily burned community. The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB), in coordination with Butte...
- Posted January 23, 2019
SOMA Environmental Engineering Disqualified from Participating in State Water Board Cleanup Fund
Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund (Cleanup Fund) Consultant SOMA Environmental Engineering Inc. (SOMA) and its principal, Mansour Sepehr, have been disqualified from participating in any further State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) reimbursement programs, including the Cleanup...
- Posted January 19, 2019
San Joaquin Tributaries Authority Files Suit Over Unimpaired Delta Flow Proposal
Members the San Joaquin Tributaries Authority (SJTA) filed suit last week challenging the state’s right to arbitrarily increase flows in the Stanislaus and two other rivers. Plaintiffs in the suit are the Oakdale Irrigation District (OID), South...
- Posted January 18, 2019
City of Glendale to Pay $653,000 Penalty for Violating Underground Storage Tank Regulations
The Southern California city of Glendale has entered into a settlement agreement with the state of California via the State Water Resources Control Board for violating various laws and regulations governing the operation and maintenance of underground...
- Posted January 16, 2019