- President Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration for 17 Northern California Counties
- Federal Court Dismisses Key Claims in Agua Caliente Tribe’s Water Lawsuit Against Public Agencies
- Year’s Final Manual Snow Survey Finds Snowpack is Cold and Dense with Depth of 47 Inches
- Groundwater Levels in the Coachella Valley Showing Significant Increases in Last Decade
- Legal Water Doesn’t Always Mean Safe Water Study Finds Combined Tap Water Pollutants Hazardous
All posts tagged "drought"
Crystal Geyser, Two Other Companies Charged with Transporting Arsenic in Wastewater
CG Roxane, LLC (Crystal Geyser), United Pumping Services, Inc. and United Storm Water, Inc. are now each facing a statutory maximum fine of $8 million on a 16-count indictment recently returned by a United States Attorney’s Office,...
- Posted July 26, 2018
Lab Owner Pleads Guilty to Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund Fraud
A recent investigation by the California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) and the State Water Resources Control Board at the Cal Tech Environmental Laboratories (CTEL) in Paramount uncovered evidence of gaps in the chain of custody, altered...
- Posted July 24, 2018
State Water Board Releases Guidelines for PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water
The State Water Resources Control Board released on Friday new guidelines for testing and reporting on PFOA and PFOS in drinking water. The new guidelines will allow local water agencies procedures to follow in detecting and reporting...
- Posted July 16, 2018
San Diego Water Board Approves Orange County Water Quality Control Plan for South OC
The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board accepted an Orange County Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP)) for the San Juan Watershed Management Area (SJWMA) in south Orange County on June 20 for the purpose of reducing...
- Posted July 9, 2018
High E. coli Levels at Lower American River
Recent water quality monitoring shows that certain sites along the lower American River continue to have elevated levels of E. coli bacteria posing a risk to recreational users. Recreational visitors are encouraged to check the latest E....
- Posted July 6, 2018
Agency Receives Funding for Drought Resiliency Project
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) $750,000 in grant funding for a drought resiliency project. The WaterSMART Drought Response Program focuses on projects that increase water management flexibility and water...
- Posted July 5, 2018
$4 Million Allocated by Bureau of Reclamation to Combat Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the West
More than $4 million was recently allocated by the Bureau of Reclamation in the fight against invasive quagga and zebra mussels in the western United States. The newly released funds build on the $1 million allocated in...
- Posted June 30, 2018
$8.3 Million Awarded by Reclamation to 15 Drought Resiliency Projects
Thirteen California drought resiliency projects are among 15 such projects that will share in $8.3 million awarded this week by the Bureau of Reclamation. The funding provided is part of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI)...
- Posted June 28, 2018
Recreational Activities at Diamond Valley Lake Temporarily Suspended due to Cyanobacteria
Diamond Valley Lake (DVL) near Hemet in southwest Riverside County, the largest of Metropolitan Water District’s (MWD) reservoirs, has temporarily suspended all recreational activities at the lake due a bloom of cyanobacteria—also known as blue-green algae—covering the...
- Posted June 23, 2018
DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
Twenty-five grants have been proposed by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for Round 3 of the Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grant Program. DWR has launched a public comment period regarding the Draft List of Awards...
- Posted June 18, 2018