- 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
- West Basin Municipal Water District Funds Surfrider Foundation’s Teach and Test Program
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UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA
UCLA Scientist Dr. Bin Guan is the Department of Water Resources (DWR) 2018 Climate Science Service Award honoree for his tool that identifies atmospheric rivers in weather models. Dr. Guan is employed by the University of California,...
- Posted December 13, 2018
Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Approved by Metropolitan Water District Board
A sweeping plan among seven states will ensure that Colorado River water will continue to be a reliable supply of water to Southern California and the Southwest in the coming decade was approved by the Metropolitan Water...
- Posted December 12, 2018
Twin Tunnels on Hold, DWR Withdraws Request for Certification from Delta Stewardship Council
Although former Republican California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and current Democrat Governor Jerry Brown agreed on the need for a new conveyance system to transport water from the north end to the southern end of the Sacramento-San Joaquin...
- Posted December 11, 2018
ACWA’s 2018 Huell Howser Best in Blue Award for Communications Excellence Goes to OCWD
The path from project concept to reality and on to a robust communications plan to dispel the “yuck factor” has been an extensive undertaking for the Orange County Water District (OCWD). But their efforts were recently acknowledged...
- Posted December 10, 2018
State Water Resources Control Board Debuts Online Map Showing Lead Fittings in the State
Released Friday, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has launched a new digital map that highlights which community water systems in the state have reported the presence of lead pipes and fittings. The submission of information...
- Posted December 9, 2018
ACWA Awards 2018-2019 Graduate Scholarship to USC Student Carlos Carrillo
The recipient of the 2018-’19 Stephen K. Hall Water Law & Policy scholarship was named earlier this week at the Association of California Water Agencies’ (ACWA) Fall Conference & Exhibition held in San Diego. University of Southern...
- Posted December 8, 2018
Quick Thinking Staff’s Solution Keeps Pipeline Repairs on Schedule in San Diego
A leaking valve threatened to derail a 10-day shutdown in mid-November when workers with the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) were scheduled to make repairs inside a dry section of a massive pipe. At issue was...
- Posted December 7, 2018
Halla Razak, Inland Empire Utilities Agency GM, Announces Resignation Effective Dec. 31
Citing family circumstances, Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) General Manager Halla Razak, has tendered her resignation effective Dec. 31. Razak her served as IEUA’s general manager since Dec. 1 of last year. Razak joined IEUA after a...
- Posted December 6, 2018
Two Coachella Valley Water District Projects to Receive a Total of $51 Million in EPA Federal Loans
Two Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) stormwater projects have been selected to receive Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) federal loans to reduce flood risk and create a safer community. The two projects were part of a total of...
- Posted December 5, 2018
LADWP Awards $1.4 Million in Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation Grants to 24 Non-Profits
Twenty-four non-profit organizations have been tapped by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to share in $1.4 million to develop and implement programs focused on improving energy efficiency and water conservation throughout the Los...
- Posted December 4, 2018