- DWR and Project WET offering workshops for Teachers to Learn About Climate Change
- Humboldt County’s Copper Bluff Mine Proposed for Superfund Program’s National Priorities List
- Metropolitan to Supply Water to Sycuan Tribe’s Unannexed Area of San Diego Reservation
- Reclamation schedules public input meetings on proposed new fee program at Lake Berryessa
- Public Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Funding available in West Basin Municipal Water District
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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