- DWR awards $1 Million to each of Sonoma County’s three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies
- Lower American River water quality monitoring shows elevated levels of E. coli bacteria
- Water Available for Aquifer Replenishment report released by Department of Water Resources
- March’s Precipitation helped but was no Miracle; Snowpack increased to 52 percent of average
- Updated Water Allocations for Friant and North of the Delta Contractors released by Reclamation
All posts tagged "infrastructure"
West Basin Municipal Water District asks for Community Input on Potential Desalination Facility
Two public meetings for the community are scheduled in the next four weeks, hosted by West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWD), to learn more about and to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) regarding a...
- Posted April 12, 2018
Metropolitan Water District authorizes $10.8 billion for the two tunnels California WaterFix
The board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted on Tuesday and has now authorized the funding of $10.8 billion for the full construction of the California WaterFix project. The full project –...
- Posted April 11, 2018
Twenty-two Stream Flow Enhancement Projects funded by the Wildlife Conservation Board
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reporting that the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) recently approved $33.1 million in grants for 22 projects to enhance stream flows to benefit fish and wildlife habitat throughout the...
- Posted April 10, 2018
Monterey Peninsula’s Desalination Project Environmental Reports Released
Being hailed as a “major milestone” the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) have released their joint environmental report for California American Water’s proposed seawater desalination project. The project is...
- Posted April 9, 2018
Padre Dam Municipal Water District named as Recycled Water Public Education Program of the Year
San Diego County’s Padre Dam Municipal Water District (PDMWD) was recently presented with the 2018 Recycled Water Community Outreach/Public Education Program of the Year award from WateReuse California. The award recognizes the public education and outreach efforts...
- Posted April 5, 2018
Sewer system search locates 13-year-old boy after harrowing experience alive and able to talk
Thirteen-year-old Jesse Hernandez was found early Monday morning following an approximately 13-hour ordeal after he fell some 25-feet into a sewer line. The youngster and his extended family were celebrating Easter with an annual event at Griffith...
- Posted April 3, 2018
Five Diverse California Business Associations Endorse, Join Cadiz Water Project Support List
A diverse group of five leading California business associations have joined a growing group of elected officials and organizations in support of the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project (Cadiz Water Project). The Cadiz Water...
- Posted March 30, 2018
Lake Oroville Spillways Construction Team completes Underground Secant Pile Cutoff Wall
Intense work continues at the Lake Oroville Spillways and the Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently announced in its most recent update that the emergency spillway’s underground secant pile cutoff wall was completed on March 7 and...
- Posted March 25, 2018
Reclamation prize competition seeks new ways to detect leaks and flaws in large buried pipelines
Seeking to stem the tide of billions of gallons of water being lost annually to undetected leaks in pipes delivering water, the Bureau of Reclamation has announced a new prize competition quest for innovative methods and technologies...
- Posted March 10, 2018
Reclamation issues reminder: Unauthorized drones not allowed over Folsom and Shasta dams
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Region has issued a reminder that unauthorized drone operations are restricted around California’s Folsom and Shasta dams. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced an expanded list of restricted drone operations sites last...
- Posted March 4, 2018