All posts tagged "featured"

  • Oilfield wastewater: a new water supply
    Oilfield wastewater: a new water supply

    For more than 20 years, oilfield wastewater has been used in the Central Valley as a means of producing crops, such as oranges and grapes. Now that the California drought is in its fifth year, people in the Central Valley...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • United Nations ramps up response to El Nino
    United Nations ramps up response to El Nino

    The highly anticipated El Nino began hitting California and other parts of the western United States this week. The heavy snow and rain have been a both a blessing and a curse. The extreme drought that is hitting other...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Governor Brown’s water budget proposal comes under fire
    Governor Brown’s water budget proposal comes under fire

    On Thursday, Governor Jerry Brown outlined his proposed budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Although Brown has set aside a one-time sum of $323 million to address the California drought, some water experts believe more could be done....

    • Posted January 10, 2016
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  • Nestle to help diversify water supply
    Nestle to help diversify water supply

    To help diversify water supplies in the Inland Empire, Nestle has partnered with the Cucamonga Valley Water District to build a groundwater treatment project. The $4.7 million project will receive $1 million from Nestle over the next...

    • Posted January 9, 2016
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  • California drought leaves residents seeking financial assistance
    California drought leaves residents seeking financial assistance

    Because the California drought has had a significant impact in the Central Valley, emergency programs for affected workers are popping up across the region. Tulare County, in particular, has seen an increase in needed assistance since the California drought came to...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Documentary focuses on impact of California drought
    Documentary focuses on impact of California drought

    The drought in California has had a severe impact, both throughout the state and around the country. Filmmaker Conrad Weaver and his team decided it was important for the world to see how the drought has impacted people’s day-to-day lives. At...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Stanford to implement water systems throughout the state
    Cold months means little conservation for California

    Since Governor Jerry Brown implemented mandatory water use reductions last June, Californians have saved 26.3 percent, in comparison to 2013. Although this number has made great strides throughout the region, Governor Brown has considered extending the mandatory...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Water Company Purchased for $2 Million
    Water Company Purchased for $2 Million

    California American Water announced the completion of the acquisition of Dunnigan Water Works, a transaction approved by the California Public Utilities Commission in November. California American Water began operating the company on December 30. The water and...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • California Community Leaders Endorse Smart H2O Water Conservation Mobile App
    California Community Leaders Endorse Smart H2O Water Conservation Mobile App

    Smart Utility Systems recently announced its free Smart H2O water conservation mobile app has received endorsements from several prominent community leaders throughout California. Smart H2O enables users to report water waste such as unrepaired leaks, defective irrigation systems, and water...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Glendale Water & Power Achieves 4% peak demand reduction for the second straight year
    Glendale Water & Power Achieves 4% peak demand reduction for the second straight year

    Opower the global leader in cloud-based software for the utility industry, today announced that for the second year in a row, Glendale Water & Power’s Behavioral Demand Response program achieved the highest reduction in peak demand of...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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