All posts tagged "featured"

  • California Water Conservation Efforts
    CVWD helps school district upgrade landscape irrigation at 18 schools

    Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) announced rebates totaling more than $60,000  have been awarded to Desert Sands Unified School District (DSUSD) for installing smart irrigation controllers at 18 schools. “We’re very pleased to work with DSUSD to...

    • Posted December 3, 2020
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  • State Water Project sees allocation increase
    State Water Project Allocations Off to a Dry Start

    Yesterday the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced their initial State Water Project (SWP) allocation for contractors and the picture isn’t so great. Only 10 percent of requested supplies is expected to be delivered for the...

    • Posted December 2, 2020
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  • The growing controversy behind the Delta islands
    San Bernardino Valley MWD Board Commits to Funding 2.8 Percent of Delta Conveyance

    San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District (SBVMWD) recently took action to ensure the long-term reliability of the Inland Empire’s imported water supplies. At the November 17 regular board meeting, SBVMWD’s Directors voted unanimously to commit to pay...

    • Posted December 1, 2020
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  • California Partners with NASA’s JPL to Enlist Earth-Observing Satellite Data in Climate Change Efforts

    Last week the California Natural Resources Agency, California Environmental Protection Agency and California Department of Food and Agriculture signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL) that will help state agencies better...

    • Posted November 29, 2020
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  • Shasta County agrees to settlement for sewage spill

    The Shasta County Department of Public Works has agreed to a $517,760 fine to settle a case involving an overflow from their sanitary sewer collection system and violations of effluent limitations at their wastewater treatment plant. The...

    • Posted November 28, 2020
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  • California Water Commission to Hold Public Workshops

    The California Water Commission is conducting a series of virtual public workshops as part of its efforts to assess a potential state role in financing conveyance projects that could help meet needs in a changing climate. The...

    • Posted November 27, 2020
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  • California American Water Teams Up With State Legislators for “Operation Gobble”

    California American Water is working with state legislators in Placer, Sacramento, Sonoma, Monterey County and Southern California to aid non-profits as part of its 30th annual “Operation Gobble” program. “Operation Gobble” is a joint charitable venture between California...

    • Posted November 25, 2020
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  • MWD Launches California Friendly Plants Campaign

    Just in time for fall planting season, Metropolitan Water District today launched a new campaign featuring whimsical, animated plant characters who bring to life the joy and water-saving benefits California Friendly® plants can deliver to gardens and...

    • Posted November 24, 2020
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  • Olivenhain Municipal Water District Announces the 2020 Pure Excellence Award Winners

    During their November 18 board meeting, the Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD) board of directors recognized nine individuals and businesses with the 2020 Pure Excellence awards. The awards winners were recognized for making a significant, positive impact...

    • Posted November 23, 2020
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  • Lake Shasta Reservoirs
    Plan to Raise Shasta Dam Finalized by Trump Administration

    The Trump Administration has released the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to increase water storage capacity in the Shasta Lake reservoir by 634,000 acre-feet, or more than 200 billion gallons. “President...

    • Posted November 21, 2020
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