- Modoc County Grower issued penalty for failing to acquire Water Quality Permit
- Remaining East Porterville homes now connected to sustainable water
- California lacking snow; snow water equivalent at only 4.9 inches, 27 percent of date’s average
- Report seeks to provide key elements of successful groundwater management for California managers
- State Contractors see slight increase of allocation
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Groundbreaking held for new North Hollywood West Groundwater Treatment Project
On the 24th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake, elected officials and representatives from the Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and the California State Water Resources Control Board gathered for the groundbreaking for a $92 million...
- Posted January 18, 2018
Community water systems advised mandatory lead sampling now in effect for public schools
Community water systems throughout California have been notified by the State Water Resources Control Board that lead sampling of all public schools drinking water must be completed by July 1, 2019 for schools built before 2010. Assembly...
- Posted January 17, 2018
Mike Ryan to serve as Senior Advisor to Reclamation’s Commissioner Burman
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Commissioner Brenda Burman has appointed long-time water manager, Michael J. Ryan as Senior Advisor to the Commissioner. Ryan joined Reclamation in 1982 and has held a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities in...
- Posted January 16, 2018
Dow/Shell Oil settles with city of Bakersfield for TCP water contamination
San Mateo County Superior Court Case No. CIV 470999 – California Water Service and the city of Bakersfield vs. The Dow Chemical Company – has been recently settled regarding the contamination of the city’s water by fumigant...
- Posted January 15, 2018
$2.1 million awarded by U.S. EPA for California’s wetlands and streams
More than $2.1 million in grants has been awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help protect and restore wetlands and streams throughout California. In announcing the funds EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said, “Healthy wetlands...
- Posted January 14, 2018
Water veteran Karla Nemeth appointed as Director of state’s Department of Water Resources
Natural Resources Secretary John Laird announced this week the appointment of Karla Nemeth as director of state’s Department of Water Resources (DWR). Nemeth’s new position is part of a restructuring of DWR’s executive team in order to...
- Posted January 13, 2018
Montecito Water District issues “Boil Water” notice, provides emergency water distribution sites
Montecito Water District (MWD), located in Santa Barbara County, has issued an urgent notice for its customers to boil all water or bottled water for drinking and cooking purposes due to recent flash flood events. On the...
- Posted January 12, 2018
Coachella Valley Water District begins celebration of centennial anniversary
It was a vote of 324 to 49 on Jan. 9, 1918 that established the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD). During the regular January meeting of the CVWD’s Board of Directors earlier this week, President John Powell...
- Posted January 11, 2018
San Francisco PUC increases reimbursement to $100K for flood proofing structures for property owners
In anticipation of this year’s winter storms, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) recently announced an increase in funds they can reimburse eligible property owners for structures to help protect against potential flooding. The increased funds...
- Posted January 10, 2018
2018 Lois B Krieger Teacher Grant Recipients announced by Western Municipal Water District
The 2018 Lois B. Krieger Water Project Grants for Educators were announced earlier this week by Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) which will provide nearly $28,000 in grant funding for 33 teachers to support classroom water education...
- Posted January 9, 2018