All posts tagged "infrastructure"

  • The growing controversy behind the Delta islands
    San Bernardino Valley MWD Board Commits to Funding 2.8 Percent of Delta Conveyance

    San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District (SBVMWD) recently took action to ensure the long-term reliability of the Inland Empire’s imported water supplies. At the November 17 regular board meeting, SBVMWD’s Directors voted unanimously to commit to pay...

    • Posted December 1, 2020
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  • Lake Shasta Reservoirs
    Plan to Raise Shasta Dam Finalized by Trump Administration

    The Trump Administration has released the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to increase water storage capacity in the Shasta Lake reservoir by 634,000 acre-feet, or more than 200 billion gallons. “President...

    • Posted November 21, 2020
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  • Reclamation Record of Decision Paves Way for Friant-Kern Canal Repairs

    The Bureau of Reclamation has announced that after completion of a nearly $5 million study and pre-construction work on the Friant Kern Canal Project, the Bureau of Reclamation signed the Record of Decision giving environmental clearance to repair...

    • Posted November 12, 2020
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  • Experts Say Oroville Dam Safe to Operate

    The Department of Water Resources (DWR) published a summary report on the Oroville Dam Safety Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA) yesterday and it has been determined that the Oroville Dam Complex is safe to operate and no urgent...

    • Posted November 10, 2020
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  • DWR Begins Castaic Dam Spillway Assessment

    The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced that evaluation of the Castaic Dam spillway in Los Angeles County has begun as part of a statewide effort to reduce risks from major earthquakes or extreme weather events...

    • Posted November 8, 2020
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  • EPA Awards $252 Billion for California Water Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $252 billion for water infrastructure via State Revolving Funds (SRFs) in California. SRF funding assists states, tribes and territories with infrastructure projects that protect surface water and provide safe...

    • Posted November 3, 2020
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  • Cal Water
    Cal Water to Acquire Gunner Ranch West Wastewater System

    Cal Water has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the wastewater system assets of Gunner Ranch Inc. in Madera County. Subject to the fulfillment of conditions to closing of the agreement, Cal Water...

    • Posted November 2, 2020
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  • Santa Margarita Water District Celebrates Trampas Canyon Dam and Reservoir Dedication

    The Santa Margarita Water District held a dedication ceremony for the Trampas Canyon Dam and Reservoir earlier this month, marking an important step in securing water supply resiliency for the south Orange County community of 165,000 people....

    • Posted October 24, 2020
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  • West Valley Invests in New, Expanded Water Main

    West Valley Water District (WVWD) has announced their Board of Directors approved a contract with Michael Baker International (MBI) to design, build, and oversee the expansion and replacement of a major water main pipe along Interstate 10....

    • Posted October 22, 2020
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  • Water Treatment Plant opens
    Cal Water Completes Construction on Visalia Treatment Plant

    Cal Water has announced the completion of a treatment facility in Visalia to eliminate perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanioc acid (PFOA) contaminants from the water supply. This is the first treatment plant to treat for PFOS and...

    • Posted October 18, 2020
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