- State Water Board Releases Guidelines for PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water
- San Diego Water Board Approves Orange County Water Quality Control Plan for South OC
- High E. coli Levels at Lower American River
- Agency Receives Funding for Drought Resiliency Project
- $4 Million Allocated by Bureau of Reclamation to Combat Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the West
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Californians exceed state mandate for second consecutive month
Even during the peak of summer, Californians are answering the call to use less water. July numbers released by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) this week show a 31.3 percent reduction in water use compared...
- Posted August 28, 2015
Nestle bottling permit under review
For months, critics of Nestle’s bottling permit have called for an environmental review of the company’s water usage. Each year, Nestle pays a $524 annual permit to pump water out of the San Bernardino National Forest, despite...
- Posted August 26, 2015
Cadiz Water Project, Partners Announce Chromium 6 Treatment Process
A strategic alliance between water resource development company Cadiz Inc., water treatment company ATEC Systems Associates and engineering firm CH2M will bring new and innovative water treatment technology to Southern California for the treatment of Chromium-6 and...
- Posted August 25, 2015
Water pumping leading to infrastructure damage
During times of severe drought, Californians rely on the pumping of groundwater to survive. Whenever these periods of intense drought occurs, the ground near water supplies begins to sink. This natural phenomenon, known as subsidence, has been...
- Posted August 24, 2015
New study examines how the drought will impact economy
The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), a nonpartisan, non-profit research institution based in San Francisco, released an impact study on the California drought and how the drought will impact the state’s overall economy. While many are unsure of...
- Posted August 23, 2015
Building industry contributes to water conservation, experts say
The California drought is not a new phenomenon. In fact, there have been 10 droughts in the last century, with another 10 in store for the next century. The difference? The next century will have droughts even...
- Posted August 22, 2015
Wine makers not troubled by drought
For most Californians, the drought is a sore spot. Brown lawns, strict conservation and dwindling water supplies are, at the very least, highly inconvenient. But for many in California’s wine country, the four-year drought isn’t a problem....
- Posted August 21, 2015
New videos give Californians tips to care for trees during drought
California ReLeaf, Save Our Water, and the U.S. Forest Service have partnered together by creating two how-to videos showing California residents how best to care for their trees during the drought. The videos educate viewers on the...
- Posted August 20, 2015
Study: water rates to increase
Water agencies across the state are proud of their customers for meeting mandatory water cutbacks. They are, however, looking at new ways of offsetting the costs associated with the mandatory water conservation. The solution: increasing the price...
- Posted August 19, 2015
Delta project could lead to loss of farmland
Under Governor Jerry Brown’s proposal for two massive water tunnels, state contractors have begun planning for the unapproved project. The proposed water tunnels would restructure the San Joaquin Delta – the largest supply of water in the...
- Posted August 19, 2015