- Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
- Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
- Three California Water Agencies Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Develop Water Market Strategies
- $5 Million Fund Established by Fenner Valley Water Authority and Cadiz, Inc. for Water Quality Investments in Disadvantaged Communities
- California’s Water Year 2018 Summary: Below Average Precipitation
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Drones to be used to detect water leaks
Researchers at the Nottingham Trent University School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, located in the United Kingdom, has developed a new method of detecting leaky pipes. Researchers utilized high and low resolution infrared cameras on...
- Posted November 10, 2015
Water technology: California’s latest trend?
As the California drought continues to loom on, the state is beginning to see a steady increase in water technology patents. A recent study by Next 10, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, noted that 137 patents were registered...
- Posted November 9, 2015
City urges residents to install rain capture systems
In order to inspire customers in Los Angeles to capture rainwater during the highly anticipated El Nino, three agencies – the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), Los Angeles County Flood Control District (LACFC) and...
- Posted November 8, 2015
Water agency acquisition in the work
On Thursday, the California Public Utilities Commission approved a request for California American Water (CAW) to acquire Dunnigan Water Works, a water utility agency in Yolo County. The acquisition will provide CAW’s Sacramento-based customers with 239 new...
- Posted November 7, 2015
$4 million going to drought research
As a means of learning more about the effects of the severe California drought, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has awarded $4 million in grants to four institutions. The EPA’s goal is to limit and combat the...
- Posted November 6, 2015
BREAKING: EPA’s water rules overturned by Senate
On Wednesday, the Senate voted against the EPA’s attempt at making more waterways fall under federal jurisdiction. The vote passed by simple majority with a 53-44 vote after Tuesday’s failed attempt to get the 60 votes required...
- Posted November 4, 2015
Voters to see water-diverting ballot measure
Dean Cortopassi, a Stockton-based farmer and food processer, has collected at least 585,407 signatures for a ballot measure that would amend the California Constitution to require voters to approve ballot bonds that cost the taxpayer $2 billion...
- Posted November 4, 2015
Modesto City Council to consider recycled water project
On Wednesday, the Modesto city council is expected to vote on and approve a resolution for a $100 million recycled water project. The project would treat wastewater and funnel the clean water to farmers on the west...
- Posted November 3, 2015
DWR releases guidelines for groundwater management
In 2014, the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) was established to help local agencies manage their groundwater supply. In September, Senate Bill 13 added amendments to SGMA that requires local water agencies to form groundwater sustainability agencies...
- Posted November 2, 2015
San Francisco removes gray water permitting requirements
A bill being introduced by San Francisco County Supervisor Scott Weiner means residents no longer have to obtain permits to recycle gray water. Normally, the permit would cost $250 and require an inspection from the city. “We...
- Posted November 1, 2015