- Governor Adds Eight More Counties to State of Emergency Declaration Due to Winter Storms
- Abundant Snow Packs Sierra Nevada With 162 Percent of Average Statewide
- Novato Computer Data Recovery Firm Donating Up to $1 Million of Services to Russian River Residents
- Strong Winter Storms Prompt State Water Project Allocations Increase to 70 Percent
- Ongoing Efforts to Improve and Better Understand Lake Tahoe’s Nearshore Accepted by Board
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Metropolitan Water District and Member Agencies Offering Upgraded Turf Replacement Program
With summer and its accompanying heat, you may be asking if you really want to pay for your increased water bill thanks to your thirsty lawn. Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California and its member agencies...
- Posted April 10, 2019
Olivenhain Municipal Water District Designated as State’s Medium Recycled Water Agency of the Year
Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD) was recognized late last month as the medium-sized Agency of the Year by the WaterReuse Association of California. The award honors OMWD’s development of local and regional recycled water resources that conserve...
- Posted April 9, 2019
Shivaji Deshmukh Joins Inland Empire Utilities Agency as the New General Manager
Nineteen-year water industry veteran Shivaji Deshmukh will assume his new position as general manager at the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) beginning Monday morning, April 8. The IEUA Board of Directors announced Deshmukh’s appointment late last month....
- Posted April 8, 2019
OCWD President Sarmiento Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
Orange County Water District (OCWD) President Vicente Sarmiento was in Washington D.C. earlier this week to testify before the House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife regarding the provision of a safe and reliable water supply in...
- Posted April 6, 2019
To Protect Waterways, State Water Board Adopts Statewide Wetlands Definition
Based largely on the scientific conclusions used for the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ wetland definition and regulatory programs, California’s State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) adopted Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday, April 2. The...
- Posted April 5, 2019
Abundant Snow Packs Sierra Nevada With 162 Percent of Average Statewide
Although inclement weather precluded journalists from trekking out to Phillips Station – near Sierra-at-Tahoe — with representatives of the state’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) for the fourth snow survey of Water Year (WY) 2018/2019, the manual...
- Posted April 4, 2019
CDFW’s First Year Nutria Eradication Effort Successful, 400-Plus Rodents Captured to Date
Invasive nutria, South American rodents originally imported and farmed in California for the fur trade, have become California’s “triple threat.” They are characterized as a destroyer of critical wetlands needed by native wildlife, a top-rated agricultural pest...
- Posted April 3, 2019
As Predicted, DWR Plans to Use Oroville Main Spillway Beginning Today
With rain predicted for at least the next ten days in the Oroville area, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) anticipates beginning the first use of the reconstructed main spillway on Tuesday, April 2. Both the...
- Posted April 2, 2019
Novato Computer Data Recovery Firm Donating Up to $1 Million of Services to Russian River Residents
Flooding along the Russian River in late February and early March saw some 2,000 business and residences in Sonoma County and turning the towns of Guerneville and Monte Rio into islands cutting them off from all forms...
- Posted April 1, 2019
U.S. Dept. of Justice and Dept. of Interior Sue California Water Board over CEQA Violations
Civil actions were filed in both federal and state court on Thursday by the Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) against the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) for failing to...
- Posted March 31, 2019