- 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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March 18 through 24 is the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Fix a Leak Week”
The Environmental Protection Agency has declared March 18 through 24 its annual Fix A Leak Week. If that sounds “gimmicky” or just an educational curriculum for school kids you’re mistaken. The reality is that household leaks can...
- Posted March 20, 2019
CVP Water Allocations Updated by Reclamation; Some South-of-Delta Contractors Express Dismay
The Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) released updated 2019 allocations for Central Valley Project contractors last Friday and have met with a mix of responses from contracting agencies based on geographic locations within the state. Though the updated...
- Posted March 19, 2019
Federally Recognized Indian Tribes May Be Eligible for BOR Water Management Funding
The Bureau of Reclamation has released a funding opportunity of an anticipated $1.5 million for federally recognized Indian tribes to assist them in developing, managing and protecting their water and related resources. The total funding awarded to...
- Posted March 18, 2019
Multi-Year Investigation Finds 15 Defendants in Violation of Multiple UST Requirements and will pay a fine
The State Water Resources Control Board has conditionally banned two El Dorado County businessmen from owning or operating gas stations in California after a multi-year investigation accused them of violating multiple underground storage tank (UST) requirements. Azad...
- Posted March 17, 2019
World Water Day Message from SAWPA – Tap Water is Rigorously Tested and Safe to Drink
World Water Day is an annual United Nations observance day that highlights the importance of freshwater. The day is used to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources and is celebrated around the world with a...
- Posted March 16, 2019
$4.6 Million Grant for Lahontan WB to Investigate Contamination in South Lake Tahoe’s Groundwater
The State Water Resources Control Board’s Site Cleanup Subaccount Program (SCAP) has issued a $4.6 million grant to the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board to investigate regional perchloroethylene (PCE) groundwater contamination in South Lake Tahoe. The...
- Posted March 15, 2019
State Water Board Reaches $6 Million Settlement with LAC’s MTA for Underground Storage Violations
Following an investigation by the State Water Resources Control Board’s Office of Enforcement (OOE), 16 facilities owned by Los Angeles County (LAC) Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) have allegedly been in violation of regulations concerning storage of hazardous...
- Posted March 14, 2019
Eastern Municipal WD Completes Lead Testing at 111 Public Schools; None Exceed State Threshold
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has completed lead testing at all of the 111 public schools within its jurisdiction in response to Assembly Bill 746. AB 746 was signed into law by former Gov. Jerry Brown in...
- Posted March 13, 2019
Independent, scientific evaluation of Cadiz Water Project validates groundwater management plan
An independent review and scientific evaluation of the proposed Cadiz Water Project in the Mojave Desert, commissioned by Three Valleys Municipal Water District (TVMWD) and Jurupa Community Services District (JCSD), has concluded that monitoring and mitigation measures...
- Posted March 12, 2019
Olivenhain Municipal Water District Begins Serving Recycled Water to Local Homeowners Association
Southern California’s Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD) is now providing recycled water to the Del Rayo Downs Homeowner Association (HOA) in Rancho Santa Fe. OMWD is working with large irrigators on the benefits of retrofitting their irrigation...
- Posted March 11, 2019