- Orland Sand and Gravel Corporation to Pay $675,000 Penalty for Water Quality Violations
- Cease and Desist Order Served on Kern County Oil Field Wastewater Disposal Center Company
- Both DWR and California State Water Board Issue Annual Warnings Regarding Waterborne Illnesses
- Reclamation Announces Updates for Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
- President Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration for 17 Northern California Counties
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Wade Crowfoot Confirmed as California Secretary for Natural Resources by the State Senate
The former environmental advisor to former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is now Governor Gavin Newsom’s Secretary for Natural Resources after being confirmed by the State Senate on Monday in a bi-partisan vote of 38-0. Gov. Newsom...
- Posted April 13, 2019
Reps Huffman & Grijalva Initiate New Inquiry on Secretary Bernhardt’s Ties with Westlands Water
Water, Oceans, & Wildlife Subcommittee Chair Rep. Jared Huffman (D-2nd District-San Rafael), along with Natural Resources Committee Chair Arizona Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-3rd District-Tucson, AZ) initiated a new inquiry last Friday regarding David Bernhardt, the current...
- Posted April 12, 2019
Olivenhain Municipal Water District Designated as State’s Medium Recycled Water Agency of the Year
Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD) was recognized late last month as the medium-sized Agency of the Year by the WaterReuse Association of California. The award honors OMWD’s development of local and regional recycled water resources that conserve...
- Posted April 9, 2019
Shivaji Deshmukh Joins Inland Empire Utilities Agency as the New General Manager
Nineteen-year water industry veteran Shivaji Deshmukh will assume his new position as general manager at the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) beginning Monday morning, April 8. The IEUA Board of Directors announced Deshmukh’s appointment late last month....
- Posted April 8, 2019
Santa Clarita Valley Water Wins Two Awards For Its Inaugural Year Budget
Although just over a year old, Santa Clarita Valley Water (SCVW) is already earning awards for its sound governmental budgeting. Formed from the former Castaic Lake Water Agency, Newhall County Water District, Valencia Water Company and Santa...
- Posted March 30, 2019
Eight California Organizations Share $1.85 Million in Grants to Hire Watershed Coordinators
The California Department of Conservation (DOC) announced late last week that eight organizations have received a total of $1.85 million in grants to hire watershed coordinators to help in building local capacity to improve forest health. The...
- Posted March 28, 2019
Twelve Bay Area Water Agencies Award Outstanding Student Projects in Water Disciplines
Eleven Bay area water, wastewater and recycled water agencies have joined forces to form the Excellence in Water, Wastewater and Recycled Water Research award category at the annual Contra Costa County Science & Engineering Fair. The water...
- Posted March 26, 2019
Efforts to Test for Lead in California Schools at 55 Percent; State Deadline is July 1
Legislation authored by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-District 80-San Diego) and passed by the California Legislature in 2017 requires all California public, K-12 schools, preschools and daycare sites that were constructed before January 1, 2010 to have some...
- Posted March 24, 2019
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Seats Three New Directors
Two new directors representing the Central Basin Municipal Water District (CBMWD) and one from the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) recently became the three newest directors to join the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California...
- Posted March 23, 2019
Federally Recognized Indian Tribes May Be Eligible for BOR Water Management Funding
The Bureau of Reclamation has released a funding opportunity of an anticipated $1.5 million for federally recognized Indian tribes to assist them in developing, managing and protecting their water and related resources. The total funding awarded to...
- Posted March 18, 2019