All posts tagged "industry"

  • MWD Board Approves Budget Cuts in Response to COVID-19

    In response to lower water sales and concerns about the financial impacts of COVID-19 on its member agencies and the public, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California today voted to approve...

    • Posted September 18, 2020
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  • BREAKING: EPA’s water rules overturned by Senate
    Orange County North Basin Site Added to Superfund List by EPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the addition of the Orange County North Basin Site to the National Priorities List (NPL), sometimes referred to as the Superfund List. The site includes parts of Anaheim, Fullerton...

    • Posted September 13, 2020
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  • Sanitary District Fined for Unauthorized Bulk Water Sales

    Garberville Sanitary District has agreed to pay $40,000 to the State Water Resources Control Board after violating a 2012 Cease and Desist Order by repeatedly selling unauthorized bulk water. During an investigation prompted by complaints from local...

    • Posted September 12, 2020
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  • Helix Replaces Dock at Lake Jennings

    Helix Water District recently celebrated the replacement of the wood dock at Lake Jennings, the district’s reservoir and recreation facility in Lakeside. The new dock is reinforced concrete encapsulating a solid polystyrene core, which makes the dock...

    • Posted September 10, 2020
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  • Bottled Water Companies in California Questioned
    Master’s Coffee and Water acquires PureRite Drinking Water

    Master’s Coffee and Water Service announced it has acquired Hesperia’s PureRite Drinking Water.  The move follows the purchase of Glacier Pure Riverside last year. These acquisitions make Master’s the largest locally owned bottled water provider in California’s...

    • Posted September 3, 2020
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  • Wendell Johnson Hired as West Basin’s New Manager of Engineering

    West Basin Municipal Water District has announced the hiring of Wendell Johnson as the manager of engineering. Johnson brings more than 20 years of engineering and public service experience to the district. “Wendell brings a wealth of...

    • Posted August 30, 2020
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  • California Association of Sanitation Agencies’ Names New Board Vice President

    California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jasmin A. Hall, Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) Board Vice President, as CASA’s new Board Vice President for the 2020-21 fiscal year. Hall was...

    • Posted August 29, 2020
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  • Coachella Valley Water District Receives National Award for New Building

    Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) announced their new Critical Support Services (CSS) building has received National Award of Merit in the water/wastewater category from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). The CSS Building was one of three...

    • Posted August 28, 2020
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  • IEUA and Staff Members Receive Awards from the U.S. Department of Defense

    The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) was recently awarded the “Above and Beyond Award” along with five IEUA staff members who received the “Patriot Award” from the U.S. Department of Defense through the Employer Support of the...

    • Posted August 24, 2020
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  • Tamaribuchi Joins Metropolitan Water District Board

    Water industry veteran Satoru “Sat” Tamaribuchi on Tuesday began representing the Municipal Water District of Orange County on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Tamaribuchi, who took his seat virtually, replaces...

    • Posted August 23, 2020
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