- 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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FEMA Approves $205 million for Oroville Spillways Work; DWR Hoping for Additional Funds
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) notified the Department of Water Resources (DWR) earlier this week that it has approved $205 million in federal funds to reimburse the state of California for costs related to the 2017...
- Posted March 10, 2019
Central Valley Regional Control Board Fines Washoe Fuel for Not Cleaning Petroleum Products Leaks
After more than a decade since the discovery of petroleum product leakage was discovered at a former bulk fueling business, the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) has fined Washoe Fuel Inc. (aka Allied Washoe)...
- Posted March 9, 2019
Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s “Water is Life” Poster Contest Deadline is March 14
Although the deadline for Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) “Water is Life” poster contest is less than a week away there’s still time for kindergarten through grade 12 students in the agency’s service area to develop and...
- Posted March 8, 2019
Reclamation Launches Prize Competition to Keep Fish Safe from Water Diversions and Intakes
A theoretical challenge was issued by the Bureau of Reclamation earlier this week to help protect fish from water diversions and intakes. Reclamation is seeking ideas to help keep fish away from these hazards now through May...
- Posted March 7, 2019
ASCE Awards Orange County Sanitation with Wastewater Treatment Project of the Year Recognition
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently recognized Orange County Sanitation District’s as the Wastewater Treatment Project of the Year. The award was presented at the 2019 ASCE OC Branch Awards Dinner held in late February...
- Posted March 6, 2019
Coachella Valley Water District Completes Phase 1 of Palm Desert Replenishment Facility
The recent completion of Phase 1 of the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Palm Desert Replenishment Facility marks a milestone in the district’s effort to mitigate historical groundwater level declines and improve groundwater quality primarily within the...
- Posted March 5, 2019
EMWD Part of Trio Co-Sponsoring Legislation for Tax-Free Solution to Safe Drinking Water Needs
With more than a million Californians – primarily in disadvantaged communities — lacking safe drinking and bathing water, Senator Anna Caballero (D-12th District-Salinas) has authored Senate Bill 414 (SB 414) and Senate Bill 669 (SB 669) to...
- Posted March 4, 2019
San Juan Capistrano Selects Santa Margarita Water District to Provide City’s Water and Sewer Services
After an extended competitive process, the San Juan Capistrano City Council voted unanimously earlier this week to enter exclusive negotiations to transfer the city’s to Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD). SMWD staff will now begin working with...
- Posted March 3, 2019
Reclamation Launches Competition for Ideas to Lower Cost of Continuous Streamflow Monitoring
A new competition seeking fresh and innovative ideas to lower the cost of continuous streamflow monitoring has been announced by the Bureau of Reclamation. Reclamation and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are partnering on this prize competition....
- Posted March 2, 2019
Third 2019 Phillips Station Snow Survey Records 43.5 Inches Versus January’s 18 Inches
A water-rich snowpack has blessed the Sierra Nevada thus far this year and indicators are that Californians should expect even more rain and snow this year. The Department of Water Resources (DWR) conducted its third manual 2019...
- Posted March 1, 2019