- DWR awards $1 Million to each of Sonoma County’s three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies
- Lower American River water quality monitoring shows elevated levels of E. coli bacteria
- Water Available for Aquifer Replenishment report released by Department of Water Resources
- March’s Precipitation helped but was no Miracle; Snowpack increased to 52 percent of average
- Updated Water Allocations for Friant and North of the Delta Contractors released by Reclamation
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Reclamation prize competition seeks new ways to detect leaks and flaws in large buried pipelines
Seeking to stem the tide of billions of gallons of water being lost annually to undetected leaks in pipes delivering water, the Bureau of Reclamation has announced a new prize competition quest for innovative methods and technologies...
- Posted March 10, 2018
Western Municipal Water District completes new recycled waterline
Western Municipal Water District’s Meridian Recycled Water Pipeline project, which began in 2014, has recently been completed and was celebrated by the district’s Board of Directors, staff and regional partners earlier this week. The new recycled waterline...
- Posted March 9, 2018
Salinity Coalition honors Eastern Municipal Water District’s Ron Sullivan with “Salt of the Earth” Award
The Multi-State Salinity Coalition (MSSC) recently awarded Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) Board Member Ron Sullivan with the “Salt of the Earth” award for his longstanding leadership in water desalination. Sullivan has been a longtime advocate for...
- Posted March 8, 2018
New Regulations for Augmenting Reservoirs with Treated Recycled Water Adopted by State Board
As California faces more severe and frequent droughts due to climate change, as well as the demands of a growing population, water recycling has become part of a portfolio of state strategies for building local self-reliance and...
- Posted March 7, 2018
State’s Snow Water Equivalent measures 9.4 inches, 39 percent of early March normal
The second snow survey of Water Year (WY) 2017-18 was conducted Monday at Phillips Station by Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program, and the results paint an improving – but by no means...
- Posted March 6, 2018
Report on Fight Against Invasive Mussels released by Department of the Interior
Following a set of incentives to protect western ecosystems and hydroelectric facilities from invasive zebra and quagga mussels launched last June by U.S. Secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI) Ryan Zinke, DOI recently released a...
- Posted March 5, 2018
Reclamation issues reminder: Unauthorized drones not allowed over Folsom and Shasta dams
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Region has issued a reminder that unauthorized drone operations are restricted around California’s Folsom and Shasta dams. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced an expanded list of restricted drone operations sites last...
- Posted March 4, 2018
DWR Honored for Climate Leadership by meeting and exceeding GHG Emission Goal
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has earned a 2018 Climate Leadership Award/ Goal Achievement Award for its efforts in meeting and exceeding its goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The 2018 award marks the...
- Posted March 3, 2018
Tim Barr named as Western Municipal Water District’s new Deputy General Manager
Veteran water manager and leader Tim Barr was recently named as Western Municipal Water District’s (Western) new Deputy General Manager. He brings nearly 30 years of public sector experience to his new position. In his new position...
- Posted March 2, 2018
Santa Barbara County Issues Recommended Evacuation Warning prior to approaching winter storm
Santa Barbara County (SBC) officials are working to help prepare residents and businesses for the next approaching winter storm by elevating a prior Pre-Evacuation Advisory to a Recommended Evacuation Warning for the Thomas, Sherpa and Whittier burn...
- Posted March 1, 2018