- State Water Board Releases Guidelines for PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water
- San Diego Water Board Approves Orange County Water Quality Control Plan for South OC
- High E. coli Levels at Lower American River
- Agency Receives Funding for Drought Resiliency Project
- $4 Million Allocated by Bureau of Reclamation to Combat Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the West
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Department of Fish and Wildlife Soliciting Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposals
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has announced it is now accepting proposals for projects under its FY 2018-19 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN). The PSN invites restoration projects that meet the funding...
- Posted February 20, 2018
Eastern Municipal Water District urges customers to be “Sewer Smart”
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has set out to educate their customers on being “Sewer Smart” with information that could be used by all water customers regardless of location. The message is short and simple: don’t dispose...
- Posted February 19, 2018
Modoc County Grower issued penalty for failing to acquire Water Quality Permit
Modoc County landowner Renee Larranaga has been cited and issued a $19,773 penalty by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) for failing to obtain a required permit for discharging waste from his irrigated cropland...
- Posted February 14, 2018
Remaining East Porterville homes now connected to sustainable water
It’s time to breathe a sigh of relief and celebrate. The remaining approximately 450 homes in East Porterville have now been connected to clean, sustainable water after years of relying on deliveries of tanked water and bottled...
- Posted February 10, 2018
California lacking snow; snow water equivalent at only 4.9 inches, 27 percent of date’s average
Is California headed for another drought? Early season indicators do not bode well for the thirsty state after Thursday’s monthly manual snow survey east of Sacramento at Phillips Station. “The snow survey today shows water content far...
- Posted February 3, 2018
Report seeks to provide key elements of successful groundwater management for California managers
A report released Monday by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI), which has investigated the tools and strategies used by groundwater managers across the Western U.S., indicates...
- Posted February 1, 2018
State Contractors see slight increase of allocation
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced Monday a slight increase of the projected water delivery estimate for State Water Project recipients. Recipients’ allocation estimate increased from 15 percent to 20 percent. “This incremental adjustment to allocations...
- Posted January 31, 2018
Food & Water Watch campaign seeks a stop to California food grown with toxic oilfield wastewater
Food & Water Watch, a Washington D.C.-based, non-governmental agency, has announced a campaign to ban the practice of using toxic oilfield wastewater for produce grown in California’s Central Valley. The practice threatens not only those who consume...
- Posted January 28, 2018
Eastern Municipal Water District installs water bottle fill stations in Hemet and Menifee schools
Perris-based Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has completed the installation of water bottle fill stations in all Hemet and Menifee schools within EMWD’s service area. In total, 10 Hemet schools and nine Menifee schools have had the...
- Posted January 26, 2018
West Valley Water District Board votes to rebate approximately $2.4 million to ratepayers
After reviewing an impact report, prepared by the staff of the West Valley Water District (WVWD), on a proposed rebate of 15 percent at their Jan. 18 meeting, the WVWD Board of Directors has voted to rebate...
- Posted January 24, 2018