All posts tagged "featured"

  • MWD Board Approves Budget Cuts in Response to COVID-19

    In response to lower water sales and concerns about the financial impacts of COVID-19 on its member agencies and the public, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California today voted to approve...

    • Posted September 18, 2020
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  • Yuba Water Agency Invests in Community Projects

    The board of directors for Yuba Water Agency approved more than $1.25 million in grants and a low-interest loan this week. The investment in community projects will go towards flood risk reduction, water infrastructure, water quality improvements,...

    • Posted September 17, 2020
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  • The Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project
    NOAA Fisheries Approves Habitat Conservation Plan on Calaveras River

    Stockton East Water District (Stockton East) announced this week that a final Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) has been approved by NOAA Fisheries for the Calaveras River. This plan is designed to protect threatened fish species while also...

    • Posted September 16, 2020
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  • Rep. Garamendi Introduces Legislation to Provide Federal Financing for Sites Reservoir

    Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA 03) introduced the “WIFIA Improvement Act” (H.R.8217) yesterday. The legislation would amend the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) of 2014 to make public water projects like the off-stream Sites Reservoir Project eligible for...

    • Posted September 15, 2020
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  • Water Treatment Plant opens
    Zone 7 Rolls Out Ozonation Water Treatment Process

    Zone 7 Water Agency announced that it has substantially completed the Ozonation Project at the Del Valle Water Treatment Plant and the system is now online. This is the latest investment by Zone 7 to make the...

    • Posted September 14, 2020
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  • BREAKING: EPA’s water rules overturned by Senate
    Orange County North Basin Site Added to Superfund List by EPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the addition of the Orange County North Basin Site to the National Priorities List (NPL), sometimes referred to as the Superfund List. The site includes parts of Anaheim, Fullerton...

    • Posted September 13, 2020
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  • Sanitary District Fined for Unauthorized Bulk Water Sales

    Garberville Sanitary District has agreed to pay $40,000 to the State Water Resources Control Board after violating a 2012 Cease and Desist Order by repeatedly selling unauthorized bulk water. During an investigation prompted by complaints from local...

    • Posted September 12, 2020
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  • Reclamation extends deadline for public comment period for Shasta Dam proposal

    The Bureau of Reclamation announced yesterday a virtual open house website for the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement has been built and is available to the public. Additionally, the Bureau has extended...

    • Posted September 11, 2020
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  • Helix Replaces Dock at Lake Jennings

    Helix Water District recently celebrated the replacement of the wood dock at Lake Jennings, the district’s reservoir and recreation facility in Lakeside. The new dock is reinforced concrete encapsulating a solid polystyrene core, which makes the dock...

    • Posted September 10, 2020
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  • Valley Water District Relocates Threatened Steelhead

    Last month Valley Water biologists rescued federally threatened Central California Coast Steelhead from Coyote Creek and relocated them to a more suitable environment in the Coyote watershed ahead of the drawdown of Anderson Reservoir on Oct. 1....

    • Posted September 9, 2020
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