- DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
- UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
- San Diego Water Board fines Pardee Homes $291,286 for Uncontrolled Sediment during Storms
- Judge Upholds Water Board’s penalties on Developer
- State Reminds Public of the Hazards of Harmful Algal Bloom Season
All posts tagged "infrastructure"
Yuba County Water Agency moves forward on secondary spillway at New Bullards Bar Dam
A major flood in 1997 became the impetus for Yuba County Water Agency (YCWA) to identify future projects to reduce the region’s flood risk. The early January 1997 flood resulted in levee failure on the east bank...
- Posted June 9, 2018
Western working to secure local, reliable water supply
District investing millions in infrastructure projects to make it happen Western provides nearly 29 billion gallons of water each year to customers in western Riverside County. Many may not realize that most of that water is imported...
- Posted June 5, 2018
Western Municipal WD invests $75 million in Infrastructure to reduce Imported Water Dependency
Riverside County’s Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) recently began construction on an 18-month project for a new pump station as part of a five-year, $75 million infrastructure plan. The construction of the Sterling Pump Station will ultimately...
- Posted May 31, 2018
Water districts form California Waterfix JPA
Three California water districts in a collaborative water supply reliability vision recently announced the formation of a public agency that will be charged with overseeing design and construction of the California Waterfix. Metropolitan Water District of Southern...
- Posted May 17, 2018
Repair timeline for California Aqueduct delayed
Repairs to a portion of the California Aqueduct near Gustine in Merced County have been delayed due to a rupture in a water-filled cofferdam that was used to divert water for construction activities. The Department of Water...
- Posted May 11, 2018
Santa Clara Valley Water District reverses October decision, now opts to support WaterFix project
Citing substantially changed circumstances, the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) Board of Directors voted 4-3 yesterday to now support the California WaterFix project. Yesterday’s vote reverses the vote taken by the SCVWD Board last October. Although...
- Posted May 10, 2018
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency celebrates completed recycled water storage tank
A recently completed 1.5-million-gallon recycled water storage tank along with two new distribution pumps and other energy efficiency improvements were the focus of a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency (PVWMA), the city...
- Posted May 6, 2018
LA Councilman Englander seeks to place Floating Solar Panels on Los Angeles Reservoirs
Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander is looking to launch a pilot project to establish “floating solar” panels on Los Angeles reservoirs in an effort to test the feasibility of these environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient projects. Fifty percent...
- Posted May 2, 2018
Major Retrofit to Perris Dam Completed, Reduces Seismic Risks
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced the completion of major retrofit to Riverside County’s Perris Dam. The recently completed work will reduce seismic risk to the dam which was originally constructed from 1970 to...
- Posted April 28, 2018
DWR provides update on construction-related activities for the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project
By JIM STEINBERG The California Department of Water Resources has updated its 2018 Lake Oroville Operations Plan to begin construction as soon as possible this spring and submitted those updates to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and...
- Posted April 23, 2018