- State Water Board Adopts Bay-Delta Plan Update, Makes Allowances for Voluntary Agreements
- 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
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San Diego County reaches settlement for misappropriation of nearly $2.9 million state grant funds
The State Water Resources Control Board has reached a settlement with San Diego County after allegations of misuse of funds were uncovered by the San Diego Regional Water Board staff as they conducted a routine inspection in...
- Posted June 12, 2016
State Water Board drops fine for two irrigation districts
Regulators with the State Water Resources Control Board have formally dropped complaints against two Northern California water districts. Both were accused of diverting water in summer 2015 in violation of a drought order. In the case of...
- Posted June 11, 2016
UC Davis researchers: water conservation equals energy conservation, cuts greenhouse gas emissions
Even the researchers at the University of California, Davis, were surprised by their recent findings. Whereas we generally take for granted the water that flows from our taps at home and at work it takes energy for...
- Posted June 10, 2016
Appellate court delays Metropolitan Water District’s Delta purchase
The 3rd District Court of Appeal has granted a temporary stay delaying Metropolitan Water District’s (MWD) purchase of five islands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, as of Tuesday. Escrow had been expected to close on Wednesday for...
- Posted June 9, 2016
Californians increase, continue water conservation to 26.1 percent in April
Reprogramming your automatic sprinklers, limiting the time in the shower, capturing and reusing rain water to hydrate your trees and not water-washing your patio or driveway has all paid off. Californians have continued to conserve water in...
- Posted June 8, 2016
Feds, state and Nestle tussle over water rights in San Bernardino mountains
The U. S. Forest Service, the state Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) and Nestle Waters North America are currently at odds over Nestle’s continued piping of water from the San Bernardino National Forest in order to produce...
- Posted June 7, 2016
Ten projects share $3.2 million from Sierra Nevada Conservancy for watershed restoration, forest health, tree mortality
Thanks to funding from Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply, and infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Governing Board has awarded $3.2 million in grants for project that will address watershed restoration, forest...
- Posted June 6, 2016
Diminishing drought conditions will only slightly increase hydropower in California
Though the much-hyped El Nino of 2015-16 only materialized in some parts of the state, it was enough to boost California’s hydropower generation to its best levels since 2011. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (USEIA),...
- Posted June 5, 2016
American Water Works to work with CA’s urban water agencies for validated system water audits
The California-Nevada Section of American Water Works Association’s (CA-NV AWWA) will be working for the next approximately two years to train and assist California’s urban water agencies to produce validated system water audits in order to comply...
- Posted June 4, 2016
EPA Issues Health Advisories For Two Contaminants Found In Drinking Water
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently issues established health advisories for two contaminants found in drinking water in order to provide water system operators, or those who have oversight of water systems, with the information on...
- Posted June 3, 2016