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Desert Water Agency doubles water bill assistance

Coachella Valley residents who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and struggling to pay their water bills can now get assistance from the Desert Water Agency (DWA). Earlier this month, DWA announced it will increase its Help2Others water bill assistance from $100 a year to $200 a year …

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Sustainable groundwater grant awarded to Savory Basin Project

funding opportunity for agricultural water conservation

Fresno Irrigation District’s (FID) recently announced their  Savory Basin Project (Project) was awarded $1.2 million included in a total award of $4.8 million to the Kings Subbasin by the CA Department of Water Resources (DWR) Sustainable Groundwater Management (SGM) Implementation Grant Program. The Project, located within the North Kings Groundwater …

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CVWD receives budget presentation award

Eastern Municipal Water District wins community service award

Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) announced yesterday that their Operating and Capital Improvement Budget for fiscal year 2021 received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). “This award is a shared honor with every department in the District — …

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Value of Water photo contest going on now through May 31

All through the month of May the San Diego County Water Authority and its member agencies are hosting a Value of Water photo contest on Instagram. In celebration of water awareness month, the Water Authority is calling on residents to show what water means to them. Interested parties just snap …

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Roseville receives federal funding to boost water reliability

Roseville is the recipient of $33 million in low-interest financing from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. This funding will accelerate water supply planning and implementation under Roseville’s Water Future Initiative. “EPA is excited to announce its fiftieth WIFIA loan, which provides a …

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Warning issued for toxic algal outbreak at Salton Sea

The Colorado River Basin Water Quality Control Board recently issued a warning for people and their pets to avoid water contact in the Salton Sea after detecting several harmful algal blooms. The confirmed presence of HABs around Salton Sea indicate the blooms contain varieties of toxic cyanobacteria. The toxins produced …

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