- 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"
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
California’s disaster agencies appeal to residents of fire-ravaged areas to prepare for floods and debris
With the next round of winter storms headed to California, a consortium of state and federal agencies are appealing to Californians to plan ahead and remain alert for flooding, debris flows and further erosion of vegetation and...
- Posted January 22, 2018
Western Municipal Water District provides free on-line database of water-wise plants for local area
Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) is going the next step in helping residents and businesses in the Riverside and Murrieta areas find ways to find water-wise landscaping options. The Inland Empire water agency has uploaded an extensive...
- Posted January 21, 2018
Water Scholar Program opportunity for Inland Empire/San Gabriel Valley high school seniors
High school seniors planning to attend a two or four-year college or university in the upcoming school year are invited to apply for the Water Scholar Program scholarships through the Water Education/ Water Awareness Committee (WEWAC). WEWAC...
- Posted January 20, 2018
$2.1 million awarded by U.S. EPA for California’s wetlands and streams
More than $2.1 million in grants has been awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help protect and restore wetlands and streams throughout California. In announcing the funds EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said, “Healthy wetlands...
- Posted January 14, 2018
Montecito Water District issues “Boil Water” notice, provides emergency water distribution sites
Montecito Water District (MWD), located in Santa Barbara County, has issued an urgent notice for its customers to boil all water or bottled water for drinking and cooking purposes due to recent flash flood events. On the...
- Posted January 12, 2018