- DWR awards $1 Million to each of Sonoma County’s three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies
- Lower American River water quality monitoring shows elevated levels of E. coli bacteria
- Water Available for Aquifer Replenishment report released by Department of Water Resources
- March’s Precipitation helped but was no Miracle; Snowpack increased to 52 percent of average
- Updated Water Allocations for Friant and North of the Delta Contractors released by Reclamation
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Twenty-two Stream Flow Enhancement Projects funded by the Wildlife Conservation Board
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reporting that the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) recently approved $33.1 million in grants for 22 projects to enhance stream flows to benefit fish and wildlife habitat throughout the...
- Posted April 10, 2018
Monterey Peninsula’s Desalination Project Environmental Reports Released
Being hailed as a “major milestone” the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) have released their joint environmental report for California American Water’s proposed seawater desalination project. The project is...
- Posted April 9, 2018
Guggenheim Fellowship awarded to California water purification chemist Will Dichtel, PhD
Dr. Will Dichtel, co-founder and chief science officer at CycloPure, Inc. has been awarded a 2018 Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Encinitas-based CycloPure, founded in 2016, is a materials science and technology company and...
- Posted April 8, 2018
$85.8 Million in Grants announced by DWR for Groundwater Sustainability Projects
Earlier this week the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced they had awarded $85.8 million in grants for groundwater sustainability projects that directly benefit severely disadvantaged communities and aid in the development of Groundwater Sustainability Plans...
- Posted April 7, 2018
New California Water Board Appointee E. Joaquin Esquivel Confirmed by State Senate
Following the March 14 recommendation by the Senate Rules Committee that he be confirmed to serve on the State Water Resources Control Board and after Governor Edmund G. (“Jerry”) Brown Jr. appointed E. Joaquin Esquivel to the...
- Posted April 6, 2018
Padre Dam Municipal Water District named as Recycled Water Public Education Program of the Year
San Diego County’s Padre Dam Municipal Water District (PDMWD) was recently presented with the 2018 Recycled Water Community Outreach/Public Education Program of the Year award from WateReuse California. The award recognizes the public education and outreach efforts...
- Posted April 5, 2018
March’s Precipitation helped but was no Miracle; Snowpack increased to 52 percent of average
Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program, and Karla Nemeth, Department of Water Resources director, jointly conducted the April snow survey at Phillips Station snow course in the Sierra Nevada range on Monday and...
- Posted April 4, 2018
Sewer system search locates 13-year-old boy after harrowing experience alive and able to talk
Thirteen-year-old Jesse Hernandez was found early Monday morning following an approximately 13-hour ordeal after he fell some 25-feet into a sewer line. The youngster and his extended family were celebrating Easter with an annual event at Griffith...
- Posted April 3, 2018
LADWP wins award for Enhanced Energy Savings Assistance Program to assist low-income customers
The California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) recently honored the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) for a joint program with the Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) that provides free energy and water efficiency upgrades for...
- Posted April 2, 2018
Water Resources Director Karla Nemeth to speak at MWDOC Dinner
Karla Nemeth, director of the California Department of Water Resources will be the keynote speaker at the Water Policy Forum and Dinner hosted by the Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) on Thursday, April 19. Nemeth...
- Posted March 31, 2018