All posts tagged "industry"

  • Bottled Water Companies in California Questioned
    CVWD to provide more drinking water to Oasis Mobile Home Park

    Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) announced this week that it will be extending its temporary supplemental drinking water assistance to Oasis Mobile Home Park until the end of April. “This is important for the 1,900 residents that...

    • Posted March 28, 2020
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  • IEUA Receives Distinguished Budget Award

    Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) announced yesterday they have received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its Biennial Budget encompassing Fiscal Years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021. This is the 14th consecutive...

    • Posted March 26, 2020
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  • State Board Reminds Californians that Drinking Water is Safe

    The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) is reminding Californians that the state’s drinking water systems remove viruses including COVID-19 and therefore the water is safe to drink. California’s comprehensive and safe drinking water standards require a...

    • Posted March 25, 2020
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  • Carlsbad Desal Plant Operating ‘Quarantined Employees’

    Last week 10 workers were ‘voluntarily quarantined’ inside the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plan for three weeks to monitor the plant and conduct regular operations to maintain San Diego County’s only significant local source of drinking...

    • Posted March 24, 2020
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  • Western Municipal Water District
    Western to suspend water shutoffs and penalties; customer lobby to close to protect public health

    The Western Municipal Water District (Western) Board of Directors on Wednesday, March 18 took action to approve financial protections for customers affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Beginning immediately, Western will be temporarily suspending water shutoffs due to non-payment,...

    • Posted March 20, 2020
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  • State Board Reminds Public Not to Flush Wipes or Paper Towels

    The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) and other public agencies are reminding Californians that disinfecting wipes and paper towels should never be flushed down the toilet and to throw them away instead. Flushing wipes, paper towels...

    • Posted March 19, 2020
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  • Customers Need to Be Wary of Scams

    Due to the recent restrictions put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, many public agencies are asking customers to conduct business online and by phone. As a result, scammers can and will target people to...

    • Posted March 18, 2020
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  • DWR Awards $47 Million in Grants for Groundwater Sustainability

    The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today awarded $47 million in grant funding to 53 applicants to support local agencies in development of plans to manage groundwater basins for long-term sustainability. These grants will support various projects...

    • Posted March 17, 2020
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  • Dianne Feinstein
    Eastern MWD Honors Senator Feinstein with Water Champion Award

    Last week Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) announced that United States Senator Dianne Feinstein has been awarded their Water Champion Award. The EMWD Water Champion Award is presented to an individual who shows exemplary service in helping...

    • Posted March 16, 2020
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  • Cortner Named Interim General Manager at Mojave Water Agency

    Mojave Water Agency (MWA) announced last week that during the February 27 meeting, the Board of Directors named Kathy Cortner Interim General Manager. Cortner will replace Tom McCarthy, who has served as General Manager since 2017 and...

    • Posted March 13, 2020
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