- DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
- UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
- San Diego Water Board fines Pardee Homes $291,286 for Uncontrolled Sediment during Storms
- Judge Upholds Water Board’s penalties on Developer
- State Reminds Public of the Hazards of Harmful Algal Bloom Season
All posts tagged "industry"
UC Riverside Doctoral Student Chosen as AWWA 2018 American Water Scholarship Recipient
Michael Bentel, a doctoral student at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), has been chosen as the recipient of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2018 American Water Scholarship. The scholarship of $5,000 is presented annually by...
- Posted June 16, 2018
Don Portz selected as manager of Reclamation’s San Joaquin River Restoration Program
Bureau of Reclamation veteran, Donald E. Portz, has been selected as manager of Reclamation’s San Joaquin River Restoration Program (SJRRP). Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific region made the announcement late last week. “Dr. Portz has extensive experience with the San...
- Posted June 11, 2018
Eastern Municipal Water District honored for Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power
Riverside County’s Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has been honored by the nationally-known J.D. Power as ranking the highest in customer satisfaction in the western region in the 2018 Water Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Survey. The western...
- Posted June 8, 2018
LADWP Earns Four Awards at Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science™ Competition
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has earned four new awards including the top national prize from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) at their annual Excellence in Environmental Engineering and...
- Posted June 6, 2018
Los Angeles Sanitation earns two Awards for Leadership and Excellence
Los Angeles (LA) Sanitation was recently honored with two awards, one from an international agency and the other from a national association. Both awards acknowledged the city’s One Water LA Plan of increased public awareness of water...
- Posted May 29, 2018
Lake Oroville Thermalito Diversion Pool open for Memorial Day; Free Summer Weekends Announced
While construction and repairs continue on the Oroville Dam, summer recreation activities are opening for some portions of the Oroville State Recreation Area (SRA). The California State Parks and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) have...
- Posted May 26, 2018
Yuba County Water Agency invests $1.5 million in pilot project in Yuba watershed forest management
A pilot project of the Forest Resilience Bond with Blue Forest Conservation and the World Resources Institute to help protect 15,000 acres within the north Yuba watershed recently received the endorsement of the Yuba County Water Agency...
- Posted May 25, 2018
EPA’s Scott Pruitt announces Four-Step Plan for maximum containment of PFAS
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has announced concrete steps the EPA intends to take to cleanup per-and-polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The announcement was made at the two-day National Leadership Summit which included representatives from over...
- Posted May 24, 2018
Pathogen Monitoring Challenge launched by Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation is looking to help with indirect and direct reuse of wastewater and have launched a new prize competition that is seeking improved methods to sample and monitor for pathogens, specifically viruses. Up to...
- Posted May 15, 2018
Kristopher Tjernell appointed as DWR’s Deputy Director of Integrated Watershed Management Program
Former Special Assistant for Water Policy at the California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) Kristopher A. Tjernell has been appointed as the Department of Water Resources (DWR) new Deputy Director of the Integrated Watershed Management Program. This is...
- Posted May 14, 2018