All posts tagged "featured"

  • Department of Water Resources
    Comment Period Extended for Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan Regulations

    The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced Thursday the public comment deadline for its Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) has been extended from March 25 to April 1. Released Feb. 18, the DWR’s Draft GSP Emergency...

    • Posted March 13, 2016
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  • Eagle Canyon Dam Completion Celebrated with Tours and Ceremony

    A special tour and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Eagle Canyon Dam and newly completed storm drain system—Line 43/43A—was held Thursday, March 10. Riverside County Supervisor John J. Benoit, Cathedral City Mayor Stanley E. Henry, Cathedral City Councilmember John...

    • Posted March 12, 2016
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  • Westlands Water District
    California’s Largest Water District Fined by SEC

    Westlands Water District Accused of Misleading Investors The Securities and Exchange Commission issued a rare fine on Wednesday to the state’s largest water district. Westlands Water District was fined $125,000 for shifting about $8.3 million in expenses...

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • California Water Company makes big purchase
    Metropolitan Water District moves forward with land purchase

    In what some are calling a controversial move, the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Water District voted Tuesday to authorize the general manager to enter into an agreement to purchase property from Delta Wetlands Properties. The...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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  • Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency Receives Award
    Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency Receives Award

    The Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency (BBARWA) was recently awarded the Certificate for Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • El Nino finally end California’s Drought
    Will El Nino finally end California’s Drought?

    Thus far many people are saying no, but with the series of storms now pounding California maybe they have spoken too soon. Historically, late spring storm patterns dubbed “March Miracles” helped ease dry spells in 1991 and...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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  • Eastern Municipal Water District
    Water District will record Board meetings

    Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) will begin audio recording Board Meetings beginning in April. The Board of Directors voted last week to adopt the policy to record meetings, where the files will be available and how long...

    • Posted March 7, 2016
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  • Caltrans launches program
    Caltrans launches program to reduce highway pollution runoff

    Caltrans unveiled its new stormwater public education program “Protect Every Drop” yesterday. The program aims to educate Californians about the sources and pathways of stormwater pollution, and encourage motorists to reduce the pollutants that affect water quality in California....

    • Posted March 5, 2016
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  • California drought hits Folsom Lake Reservoir
    Folsom Lake Reservoir forced to dump water during California drought

    California is beginning to receive desperately needed rain and snow through a series of powerful Pacific storms over the next week or two. However, the return of wetter weather after a very dry February and prolonged California...

    • Posted March 4, 2016
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  • SoCal residents to see major refund checks
    SoCal residents to see major refund checks

    Rialto-based West Valley Water District (WVWD) has decided to refund a portion of its customers’ 2015 water payments. In addition, WVWD has rescinded their 2016 and 2017 rate increases that were approved in 2012. Based on a...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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