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Judge approves groundwater storage increases

groundwater ruling

Local agencies in the Chino Basin will now have access to an additional six-month supply of groundwater thanks to a ruling in San Bernardino County Superior Court. Judge Stanford Reichert ruled that the Chino Basin Optimum Basin Management Program (OBMP) means water providers in the region can retain use of …

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CVWD names new Government and Regional Affairs Coordinator

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has welcomed a new Government and Regional Affairs Coordinator. Victoria Llort is the former Programs and Public Affairs Manager for Mission Springs Water District, Desert Hot Springs. She also worked as a strategy and policy advisor for County Supervisor V. Manuel Perez and interned in …

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Public urged to avoid contact with water at San Luis Reservoir

Algal danger advisory at San Luis Reservoir, public urged not to eat fish

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is urging the public to avoid contact with water at San Luis Reservoir in Merced County until further notice due to blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). Boating is allowed, but swimming and other water-contact recreation and sporting activities are not considered safe due to potential adverse …

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Annual Southern California Water Conference returns from Covid Hiatus

The need for Sacramento Delta Conveyance Project among topics highlighted. The 2021 Southern California Water Conference returned to the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, CA after a year of Covid restrictions on Friday.  Last year’s event was a strictly on-line Zoom event and this year’s participants voiced significant satisfaction that a …

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