- Metropolitan Water Joins California Resilience Challenge to Help Prepare for Climate Change
- State Water Project Announces Final Allocation with Increase to 75 Percent for 2019
- Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Water Allocations Updated by Reclamation
- North Coast Water Board Fines Four Defendants for Illegal Land Development for Cannabis Cultivators
- Ten San Diego-Area Public Agencies Ordered to Examine Their Systems for Releases of Human Waste
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Amethyst Basin Flood Control and Water Project a Model of Inter-Agency Cooperation
Ten years in the making, the Amethyst Basin flood control and groundwater recharge facility is now a reality. A recent dedication ceremony marked the completion of the project and featured the four agencies that cooperatively saw the...
- Posted June 26, 2019
DWR Announces $14 Million in Grant Funds for Three Water Desalination Projects
Three California entities will share in more than $14 million in grant funding as was announced by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) earlier this week. The funds are for increasing water quality, supply, and infrastructure in...
- Posted June 20, 2019
Palo Alto Opens New $30 Million Sewage Sludge Processing Facility
A new 10,000-square-foot sewage sludge processing facility open earlier this week in Palo Alto to accommodate all the equipment and controls necessary to dewater and process the sludge which will dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, eliminate a...
- Posted June 7, 2019
Inland Empire Water Agencies in Cooperative Plan to Capture and Process More Stormwater
Three Inland Empire water agencies have partnered with San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District (SBVMWD) to minimize the amount of water imported from the State Water Project and other sources but capturing and storing more rainfall. Although...
- Posted June 1, 2019
Arvin Community Services District Breaks Ground for Three New Municipal Water Wells
Thanks to a $5 million grant from the State Water Resources Control Board and a $9.3 million loan at zero interest from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund the Arvin Community Services District (ACSD) broke ground late...
- Posted May 24, 2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Reclassifies Prado Dam’s Risk from Moderate Urgency to High Urgency
A site-specific evaluation of Southern California’s Prado Dam, conducted earlier this month, found the potential for poor spillway performance, which could have adverse impacts to the downstream population should a significant flood event occur. The evaluation –...
- Posted May 20, 2019
Eastern Municipal Water District Completes Installation of 150,000 Residential Smart Water Meters
More than 150,000 residential water customers in a 555-square mile service area in western Riverside County have been outfitted with smart water meters thanks to the commitment of Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) Board of directors and...
- Posted May 15, 2019
Reclamation Releases $32 Million for Desalination Construction, Water Reclamation/Reuse Projects
Two funding opportunities have been released by the Bureau of Reclamation, one for Desalination Construction Projects and the other for water reclamation and reuse projects. In total, $32 million is available; $12 million is available under the...
- Posted May 10, 2019
DWR Withdraws Two-Tunnels’ Permits, Begins Planning for Single Tunnel Project
Plans to enact CA Gov Gavin Newsom’s executive order directing his administration to develop a comprehensive strategy to build a climate-resilient water system began in earnest this week when the Department of Water Resources (DWR) took formal...
- Posted May 9, 2019
50-Year-Old Decisions Still Providing Water Along the Santa Ana River Watershed
Two major lawsuits settled 50 years ago in Riverside and San Bernardino counties provides credence to Humorist Mark Twain’s saying: “Whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over!” History tells us that more than 4,000...
- Posted May 5, 2019