- 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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Santa Clarita Valley Water Wins Two Awards For Its Inaugural Year Budget
Although just over a year old, Santa Clarita Valley Water (SCVW) is already earning awards for its sound governmental budgeting. Formed from the former Castaic Lake Water Agency, Newhall County Water District, Valencia Water Company and Santa...
- Posted March 30, 2019
Use of Oroville’s Main Spillway Likely Due to Incoming Storms; DWR Says Spillways are Ready
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced on Tuesday the likelihood of using the main Oroville spillway based on incoming storms between now and the first week of April. The main Oroville spillway was significantly damaged...
- Posted March 29, 2019
Eight California Organizations Share $1.85 Million in Grants to Hire Watershed Coordinators
The California Department of Conservation (DOC) announced late last week that eight organizations have received a total of $1.85 million in grants to hire watershed coordinators to help in building local capacity to improve forest health. The...
- Posted March 28, 2019
Ground Water Management Plan for Cadiz Water Project Authenticated by Third Party Public Agency Study
The Groundwater Management Plan for the Cadiz Water Project in the Mojave Desert has been authenticated by a team of experts from four separate engineering firms and was presented to the Three Valleys Municipal Water District at...
- Posted March 27, 2019
Twelve Bay Area Water Agencies Award Outstanding Student Projects in Water Disciplines
Eleven Bay area water, wastewater and recycled water agencies have joined forces to form the Excellence in Water, Wastewater and Recycled Water Research award category at the annual Contra Costa County Science & Engineering Fair. The water...
- Posted March 26, 2019
Strong Winter Storms Prompt State Water Project Allocations Increase to 70 Percent
The 2019 atmospheric storms along with pineapple express rains that have deluged California thus far this year have prompted new allocations by the state’s Department of Water Resources (DWR). The department announced earlier this week that most...
- Posted March 25, 2019
Efforts to Test for Lead in California Schools at 55 Percent; State Deadline is July 1
Legislation authored by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-District 80-San Diego) and passed by the California Legislature in 2017 requires all California public, K-12 schools, preschools and daycare sites that were constructed before January 1, 2010 to have some...
- Posted March 24, 2019
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Seats Three New Directors
Two new directors representing the Central Basin Municipal Water District (CBMWD) and one from the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) recently became the three newest directors to join the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California...
- Posted March 23, 2019
Bella Vista Water District’s 693-Kilowatt Solar Project to Provide Clean Energy for Water Pumping
Bella Vista Water District (BVWD) in Redding has announced the completion of a 693-kilowatt solar project to provide clean energy for the utility’s use in conjunction with CalCom Energy. BVWD serves approximately 20,000 customers in a service...
- Posted March 22, 2019
Ongoing Efforts to Improve and Better Understand Lake Tahoe’s Nearshore Accepted by Board
Following a staff presentation on the updated Nearshore Plan at its March meeting, the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board (LRWQCB) has accepted an updated plan to guide ongoing efforts to monitor, protect and improve nearshore conditions...
- Posted March 21, 2019