- State Water Project Allocation Increases to 20 Percent
- Lawsuit Challenges Federal Water Contracts That Imperil Delta, Fish, Wildlife
- Reclamation increases allocation for Central Valley Project after April storms
- Federal agencies announce final schedule for Clear Creek spring pulse flows
- USGS report shows increasing groundwater levels in Coachella Valley
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Department of Water Resources Releases Drought Planning Report
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) released a draft report on Tuesday to help small water suppliers and rural communities plan for the next drought, wildfire, or other natural disaster that may cause water shortages. The report,...
- Posted April 16, 2020
Yuba Water Agency makes large-scale investment in water education for Yuba County schools
In its first major move toward building a water education center and developing unique lessons to enhance Yuba County schools, Yuba Water Agency has approved approximately $850,000 toward the community-driven effort. The board approved a two-part plan,...
- Posted April 15, 2020
IID Board awards $67,000 to local school districts
During last week’s meeting, the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) Board of Directors awarded $67,000 to 17 Imperial Valley school districts for 2020-2021 through its Special Projects Grant Program. “We’re pleased to see the Special Projects Grant Program...
- Posted April 14, 2020
Reclamation issues Record of Decision on long-term water transfer program
Earlier this week, the Bureau of Reclamation announced a Record of Decision allowing consideration of water transfers to increase water reliability for those suffering shortages during dry times. “By signing this Record of Decision, we will be...
- Posted April 13, 2020
SF Bay Water Board Orders North America’s Largest Mushroom Grower to Pay $911,000 For Polluted Stormwater Discharges
The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has ordered Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. to pay $911,800 for discharging polluted stormwater into Fisher Creek, harming water quality and threatening aquatic life. The company, which is the largest...
- Posted April 11, 2020
Governor Issues Water Shutoff Order and Takes Steps to Maintain Delivery of Critical Water Services During COVID-19 Crisis
Building on efforts to provide support for residents during the statewide State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Gavin Newsom suspended public water systems’ ability to disconnect water service to residences and critical infrastructure sector small...
- Posted April 10, 2020
Reclamation Increases Central Valley Project water allocation for Friant Division
The Bureau of Reclamation has updated the water supply allocation for Friant Division Central Valley Project contracts for the 2020 contract year. The Friant Division provides water for 15,000 family farms and several cities in the Central...
- Posted April 9, 2020
EPA to Maintain WaterSense Program Specifications
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that the agency will not make updates or changes to the WaterSense program specifications as directed by America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) of 2018. “Today’s action is yet another...
- Posted April 8, 2020
Helix Freezes Rates for 2020 in Response to Coronavirus
Helix Water District announced last week that it will freeze water rates through the end of the calendar year to support customers facing financial challenges during the COVID 19 crisis. The Board of Directors voted to approve...
- Posted April 7, 2020
Reclamation announces start of 2020 spring flow releases on the Trinity River as part of restoration program
The Bureau of Reclamation announced Friday that Lewiston Dam releases into the Trinity River will increase on April 14 and will follow two possible release schedules depending on the 2020 water year designation. Current conditions indicate that...
- Posted April 6, 2020