- State Water Board Adopts Bay-Delta Plan Update, Makes Allowances for Voluntary Agreements
- UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA
- Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Approved by Metropolitan Water District Board
- Twin Tunnels on Hold, DWR Withdraws Request for Certification from Delta Stewardship Council
- DWR Announces Draft Decisions for Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications
All posts tagged "drought"
Attorney General Becerra and San Diego Water Board Ready to File Suit over Tijuana River Sewage
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (SDWB) have submitted a 60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (US Commission)...
- Posted May 22, 2018
2017 Water Year Storage and Recovery Results for Seaside Groundwater Basin
It was a typical year for rainwater injection into the Seaside Groundwater Basin in Northern California, officials said. “Seasonal rains came later this year,” Eric Sabolsice, California American Water Operations director, said. During the rainy months of...
- Posted May 21, 2018
Feds call for drought contingency plans be put into effect
By Jim Steinberg WASHINGTON>>Record-low snowpack levels in the Colorado River Basin means Lake Powell runoff will amount to just 42 percent of the historical average this year, experts say. With the drought and its related low runoff...
- Posted May 18, 2018
Central Valley Water Board settles with Seven Hill LLC for lack of Water Quality Permit
Shasta County Landowner Seven Hill LLC has been assessed a settlement fee of $27,720 by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) for failing to obtain the required permit for discharging waste from irrigated cropland....
- Posted May 16, 2018
With West Nile Virus on the rise Californians urged to eliminate stagnant, standing water
Although West Nile Virus isn’t commanding the headlines it did in years past, the California Department of Public Health and the Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California have reported increased concern over the growing number of...
- Posted May 9, 2018
San Bernardino County residents support investments in water supply reliability
California Water News Daily survey shows support for investor projects facilitating more drinking water Residents of San Bernardino County have definitive opinions on the future development of water projects and conservation practices as indicated by a recent...
- Posted May 8, 2018
Salton Sea Authority, Partners complete the first State-Funded Project at the Salton Sea
The Salton Sea Authority (SSA), the Torres Martinez Tribe and numerous other partners gathered recently for a Water Flowing Ceremony to celebrate the first state-funded project to be completed at the Salton Sea. The ceremony, held at...
- Posted May 5, 2018
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers providing $1 million to help control invasive species at Lake Tahoe
The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has announced that the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will be providing $1 million in federal funding to help control, prevent, and monitor harmful aquatic invasive species in Lake Tahoe. The...
- Posted May 4, 2018
Kern County Grower Penalized for Failing to Acquire Water Quality Permit
Kern County landowner Konark Ranches LLC has been issued a $100,000 penalty by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Central Valley Water Board) for failing to get a required permit in order to discharge waste...
- Posted April 30, 2018
Updated 2018 Central Valley Project Water Allocations released by Reclamation
Updated 2018 water allocations for the Central Valley Project (CVP) contractors were recently released by the Bureau of Reclamation. Late March and early April rain and snow have allowed for water allocations increases throughout the CVP. Mid-Pacific...
- Posted April 26, 2018