- 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
All posts tagged "drought"
Aqua Science Engineers to pay $50,000 fee for alleged abuses of Storage Tank Fund
Environmental consulting company Aqua Science Engineers (ASE) of Contra Costa and Orange counties recently reached a settlement with the State Water Resources Control Board regarding allegations of overbilling and other abuses against the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup...
- Posted July 7, 2017
Department of the Interior awards 46 million to 12 California projects for drought preparation
The U.S. Department of the Interior announced late last week that the Bureau of Reclamation would be awarding $4.6 million in funding to 12 California agencies and businesses to proactively prepare for and address drought in their...
- Posted July 6, 2017
Mesa Water District restructures finances to save $8.96 million over the next 10 years
Customers of Orange County’s Mesa Water District can rest easy regarding the water district’s financial status and the recent restructuring of the district’s debt. An estimated $8.96 million in cost savings for the district is anticipated over...
- Posted July 3, 2017
Inyo County Supervisors amend Emergency Proclamation with ongoing support for runoff damage
Inyo County Supervisors adopted an amended version of their March 28 proclamation regarding flooding and widespread damage to roads and other infrastructure earlier this week in an effort to shore up the county’s ongoing emergency response. In...
- Posted July 1, 2017
Effects of California’s five-year drought still evident in San Luis Obispo County community of Nipomo
Although California Governor Jerry Brown declared California’s historic five-year drought officially over for most of the state, the small census-designated community of Nipomo is one of the few places in the state where water supplies are lacking....
- Posted June 30, 2017
Pres. Trump to nominate Brenda W. Burman for Commissioner of Bureau of Reclamation
Pres. Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate Brenda W. Burman as the commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Burman, a Reclamation veteran, is currently the director of Water Policy for Arizona’s Salt River Project...
- Posted June 29, 2017
Tulare County, Kingsburg begin recovery process after Kings River overflows
Ninety homes near the Kings River Golf Course were evacuated just after midnight on Saturday morning when the Kings River breeched its banks. Parts of the golf course were inundated with some 10 feet of standing water...
- Posted June 27, 2017
LADWP urges caution near waterways impacted by Eastern Sierra Nevada snowmelt
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is urging caution and is encouraging the public to practice general water safety as the department works to handle the massive runoff water resulting from this year’s near-record...
- Posted June 26, 2017
$3.75 million fine against National Beef slaughterhouse to be heard on Oct. 27
A proposed $3.75 million fine against a now shuttered National Beef California slaughterhouse will be considered at a public hearing on Oct. 27 by the Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board. The exact time and...
- Posted June 23, 2017
Butte Creek Salmon Recovery partners celebrate successful efforts at 20th anniversary celebration
Twenty years of restoration efforts on Butte Creek have paid off. Following the drought of the late 1980s spring-run salmon had dwindled to less than 100 returning adults in some years in Butte Creek. As one of...
- Posted June 22, 2017