All posts tagged "featured"

  • North Coast Board Issues General Waste Discharge Requirements for Dairies

    Last week, the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (Board) issued General Waste Discharge Requirements for Dairies (GWDR) in the North Coast Region that ensures that activities on dairy properties are protective of both surface and...

    • Posted August 22, 2019
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  • California Water Service Group Awards College Scholarships

    Two students from Willows and Bakersfield, Calif., were recently awarded grand-prize scholarships of $10,000 each as part of California Water Service Group’s (CWSG) sixth annual college scholarship program. More than 20 college students from CWSG’s California, Hawaii,...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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  • Early Season Storms During California Drought
    Dr. Marty Ralph Shares News of Atmospheric Storm Scale with SBC Water Conference Attendees

    Californians are intimately familiar with the Richter scale, the gauge for measuring an earthquake’s magnitude based on its seismic movement. Additionally, an earthquake early warning system is being refined to provide the rapid detection of earthquakes, real-time...

    • Posted August 20, 2019
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  • Reclamation Announces 2020 Colorado River Operating Conditions

    The Bureau of Reclamation recently released its Colorado River Basin August 2019 24-Month Study, which sets the annual operations for Lake Mead and Lake Powell in 2020. Based on projections in the 24-Month Study, Lake Mead will...

    • Posted August 19, 2019
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  • Water infrastructure improvement project begins in Atherton

    Cal Water has started a water infrastructure upgrade in the Lloyden Park neighborhood of Atherton that will strengthen water system reliability and infrastructure resiliency for customers’ everyday needs, plus enhance fire protection in the area for first...

    • Posted August 18, 2019
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  • District awarded grants that impact global water purification research

    The Orange County Water District (OCWD; the District) has been named as an awardee of four new grants for research and development. These 2019 grants highlight global and national partnerships OCWD has formed with other industry leaders...

    • Posted August 17, 2019
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  • Water right license revoked by State Water Board

    The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), acting through the Delta Watermaster, recently revoked a water right license of a Delta landowner for repeated failure to file annual diversion and use reports. All surface water diverters are...

    • Posted August 16, 2019
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  • Oroville Dam spillway boat ramp once again open to public

    The Spillway Boat Ramp and parking lots are now open to the public on a limited basis the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced last week. The ramp and parking lots will be open Friday through Sunday...

    • Posted August 15, 2019
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  • Students recognized for Water is Life Art contest by WMWD

    Last week, Western Municipal Water District’s (WMWD) Board of Directors recognized four local students for their artistic representation of the importance of water in WMWD’s annual Water is Life Art Contest. This year’s winners from the elementary school...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Recycled Water
    Dominguez Technology Center now connected to West Basin MWD’s Recycled Water System

    Carson-based West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWD) achieved a milestone last week when they completed and celebrated the connection of the Dominguez Technology Center to the water district’s recycled water system. Dominguez Technology Center, also in Carson,...

    • Posted August 12, 2019
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