- UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA
- Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Approved by Metropolitan Water District Board
- Twin Tunnels on Hold, DWR Withdraws Request for Certification from Delta Stewardship Council
- DWR Announces Draft Decisions for Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications
- West Basin Municipal Water District Funds Surfrider Foundation’s Teach and Test Program
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Orange County Water District Receives Environmental Education Award
The Orange County Water District (OCWD) recently received the 2018 Stephen J. Klaine Environmental Education Award from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) at the society’s 39th annual meeting in Sacramento. The award recognizes an...
- Posted November 11, 2018
EPA Reaches Settlement with Salinas Co. American Cooling, Inc. Over Clean Water Act Violations
Salinas County American Cooling, Inc. will pay a $28,900 penalty for violations associated with its unauthorized stormwater and wastewater discharges between August 2013 and June 2018. The settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pertains to...
- Posted November 10, 2018
Yazdan “Yaz” Emrani Sworn In as New Member of Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors
Yazdan “Yaz” Emrani was recently sworn in as the newest member of the Board of Directors for Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California. Emrani is the director of Public Works for the city of San Fernando...
- Posted November 9, 2018
Chino Basin Watermaster Prepares to Celebrate 40th Anniversary Milestone
It was an historic decision when, in 1978, the San Bernardino Superior Court determined water rights for the hundreds of original parties and assigned water users specific rules on pumping water. The decision – known of as...
- Posted November 8, 2018
DWR Tribal Policy Advisor Anecita Agustinez Honored for Work with California Tribes
Department of Water Resources (DWR) Tribal Policy Advisor Anecita Agustinez was recently honored with a resolution from the California State Assembly for her 30 years of advocacy experience on behalf of California’s Native American tribes. Assembly Resolution...
- Posted November 7, 2018
Sativa Water District Now Under Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Works Management
The long-troubled Sativa Water District was effectively shut-down on Wednesday. The Los Angeles County (LAC) Department of Public Works will temporarily run the small water district which serves approximately 6,850 residents in parts of Southern California’s Willowbrook...
- Posted November 6, 2018
Oroville Dam’s Main Spillway Deemed Winter Ready
DWR Meets the Nov. 1 Public Safety Milestone After a year-and-a-half of tireless construction, often with crews working throughout the night, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) has successfully met the Nov. 1 Public Safety Milestone in...
- Posted November 5, 2018
Yuba Water Agency Grants $2,500 for Local Aquatics Education “Fish in the Classroom” Program
Yuba Water Agency (YWA) recently infused the local California Local Aquatics Education “Fish in the Classroom” Program with a grant of $2,500 to be used to help students set up aquariums in their classrooms and observe the...
- Posted November 4, 2018
Coachella Valley Water District Celebrates its 100th Anniversary
The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is celebrating its 100th anniversary with an event on Sunday, Nov. 4 at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The first 100...
- Posted November 3, 2018
Steven Moore Appointed New General Manger at Ross Valley Sanitary District in San Rafael
With a resume of nearly 30 years in the water industry, Steven Moore was recently appointed as the general manager at the Ross Valley Sanitary District (RVSD) based in San Rafael. He will begin his new position...
- Posted November 2, 2018