- 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
- West Basin Municipal Water District Funds Surfrider Foundation’s Teach and Test Program
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U.S. Forest Service Seeks Input on Issuing New Permit to Nestle for Bottled Water
The U.S. Forest Service is seeking input from the public on its proposal to issue a new five-year permit to Nestlé Waters North America for their on-going capture of drinking water in the San Bernardino National Forest....
- Posted April 18, 2016
Late Season Storms Help California’s Snowpack but More is Needed
A relatively dry February gave way to March storms helping to raise the northern Sierra average snowpack to 102 percent. And while the southern Sierra has reached only 80 percent of its historical average both ends of...
- Posted April 17, 2016
“We Will Not be the Next Owens Valley”
Delta Advocates File Lawsuit Against Metropolitan Water District San Joaquin and Contra Costa counties were joined by Food & Water Watch, the Planning and Conservation League and the Central Delta Water Agency on Thursday in filing suit...
- Posted April 16, 2016
Apple Valley Sophomore, Enrique Arcilla, chosen as Mojave Water Agency Essay Winner
Fifteen-year-old Enrique Arcilla has been chosen as the Mojave Water Agency’s (MWA) 2016 Essay Contest winner. His essay titled, “The Path to Sustainability” focused on a water-wise population in 2036 through efforts begun some 20 years earlier – in 2016. Arcilla’s...
- Posted April 15, 2016
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Moves Closer Toward Purchase of Delta Land
In the next step toward a $175 million purchase of five agricultural islands in the Northern California Delta, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has signed a 103-page contract to purchase the land from Delta Wetlands...
- Posted April 13, 2016
Los Angeles County Supervisors Look to Water Fee for New Developments, Potential Water Tax
Los Angeles County Supervisors last week considered two options intended to improve water supplies in the local area on an on-going basis. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl presented two motions, one focused on water-neutral developments or a water fee...
- Posted April 12, 2016
Western Municipal Water District Hosting Residential Water-Wise Landscaping Contest
Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) is hosting its biennial (even years) Water-Wise Landscaping Contest for urban residential landscapes. WMWD began the contest in 2008 in an effort to promote water efficient landscaping and to obtain photographs of...
- Posted April 11, 2016
Legislators to Work Together for Reforms to Central Basin Municipal Water District
Both the state’s Senate Finance and Governance Committee and the Assembly Local Government Committee voted last week to approve different versions of bills to reform the Central Basin Municipal Water District (CBMWD) headquartered in Commerce. Both bills...
- Posted April 10, 2016
New Extended Water Conservation Goals for Urban Water Suppliers Released by State Board
New extended water conservation goals for urban water suppliers and users have been released by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) reflecting the modifications suppliers sought earlier this year–based on specific adjustments and credits–to modify their...
- Posted April 9, 2016
Chino Basin Water Conservation District Seeks Applicants for Scholarships
Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD) is currently seeking applications from qualified students for college scholarships of up to $5,000. High school and college students, studying full time, living within the district’s boundaries and pursuing a degree...
- Posted April 8, 2016