- Modoc County Grower issued penalty for failing to acquire Water Quality Permit
- Remaining East Porterville homes now connected to sustainable water
- California lacking snow; snow water equivalent at only 4.9 inches, 27 percent of date’s average
- Report seeks to provide key elements of successful groundwater management for California managers
- State Contractors see slight increase of allocation
All posts tagged "drought"
Lake Oroville Flood Season Operations Plan released
While work for the repair and reconstruction of the main Lake Oroville spillway continues, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released the operations plan for Lake Oroville during the upcoming 2017-18 rainy season. The plan is...
- Posted October 19, 2017
Central Valley Project begins 2017/18 water year with “bountiful water supplies”
The news of the annual water carry-over from the Bureau of Reclamation’s Central Valley Project (CVP) is a far cry different this year versus anything from the past five years. As CVP began Water Year (WY) 2017/18...
- Posted October 15, 2017
Conservation District appoints Steve Sentes as new Executive Director
Veteran restoration and watershed manager Steve Sentes, most recently of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), has been appointed as executive director of the Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD). Sentes most recent position was managing...
- Posted October 14, 2017
SAWPA Appoints New General Manager
The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) Commission recently announced the appointment of Richard E. Haller as the new General Manager. Mr. Haller had been serving as Interim General Manager since July 1, 2017. Prior to July,...
- Posted October 10, 2017
California American Water to Purchase Hillview Water Company
California American Water has entered into a Purchase Agreement to acquire the operating assets of Hillview Water Company. California American Water aims to complete the transaction and assume the provision of water service within the Hillview Water...
- Posted October 8, 2017
Celebrate California’s first-ever Water Professionals Appreciation Week Oct. 7-15
California’s water professionals are on the front lines of one of the state’s most important lifelines. It is a life-sustaining profession and it continues 24/7, 365 days a year; the public depends on water professionals to guarantee...
- Posted October 7, 2017
State Water Contractors invest $380,000 to research effects of water operations on Delta Smelt
The 27 public agencies throughout California that comprise the State Water Contractors (SWC) are investing $380,000 as their contribution to habitat studies in the San Joaquin-Sacramento Delta this fall. The habitat studies are being conducted by the...
- Posted October 4, 2017
State Supreme Court declines final issue in MWD and San Diego County Water Authority case
The California State Supreme Court denied to review an appellate court ruling earlier this week brought forward by the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) regarding a case over rates set by the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water...
- Posted October 2, 2017
Palo Verde Irrigation District files suit against MWD alleging CEQA violations, illegal scheme
Blythe-based Palo Verde Irrigation District (PVID) filed a lawsuit against Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California last week alleging California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) violations. Filed in Riverside County, the lawsuit contends that CEQA laws were...
- Posted September 29, 2017
Trinity County developers cited for water quality violations related to cannabis cultivation
Trinity County developer Clay Tucker, and several corporations with which he is associated, have been cited for violations of federal and state law for property either sold or leased to other parties for cannabis cultivation. The California...
- Posted September 27, 2017