- Bureau of Reclamation Issues Updated Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
- Governor Adds Eight More Counties to State of Emergency Declaration Due to Winter Storms
- Abundant Snow Packs Sierra Nevada With 162 Percent of Average Statewide
- Novato Computer Data Recovery Firm Donating Up to $1 Million of Services to Russian River Residents
- Strong Winter Storms Prompt State Water Project Allocations Increase to 70 Percent
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CA Department of Corrections Investigating Legionella Outbreak in Stockton Facilities
Legionella, also known as Legionnaires’ disease, has recently been identified at California Health Care Facility (CHCF) and the Northern California Youth Correctional Center (NCYCC) — which includes N.A. Chaderjian and O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facilities — in...
- Posted April 23, 2019
Dept. of Water Resources Releases Grant Funding of $1.3 Million for Water Desalination Projects
Four Southern California projects have been awarded a total of $1.3 million from California’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) for water desalination planning and implementation projects. The awardees – the cities of Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks...
- Posted April 19, 2019
B.F. Sisk Dam Seismic Upgrade Environmental Documents Released by Federal and State Agencies
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for B.F. Sisk Dam in Merced County is now available for a 45-day public review period. The EIS/EIR for prepared jointly by the Bureau of Reclamation and the California...
- Posted April 16, 2019
U.S. Representatives Looking to Rebuild Whitter Narrows Dam Before Catastrophic Flood Occurs
Citing the urgent need to repair the 62-year-old Whittier Narrows Dam, U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano, (D-32 District-El Monte) and U.S. Rep. Linda Sánchez, (D-38th District-Norwalk) have written a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and...
- Posted April 11, 2019
As Predicted, DWR Plans to Use Oroville Main Spillway Beginning Today
With rain predicted for at least the next ten days in the Oroville area, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) anticipates beginning the first use of the reconstructed main spillway on Tuesday, April 2. Both the...
- Posted April 2, 2019
U.S. Dept. of Justice and Dept. of Interior Sue California Water Board over CEQA Violations
Civil actions were filed in both federal and state court on Thursday by the Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) against the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) for failing to...
- Posted March 31, 2019
Use of Oroville’s Main Spillway Likely Due to Incoming Storms; DWR Says Spillways are Ready
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced on Tuesday the likelihood of using the main Oroville spillway based on incoming storms between now and the first week of April. The main Oroville spillway was significantly damaged...
- Posted March 29, 2019
Eastern Municipal WD Completes Lead Testing at 111 Public Schools; None Exceed State Threshold
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has completed lead testing at all of the 111 public schools within its jurisdiction in response to Assembly Bill 746. AB 746 was signed into law by former Gov. Jerry Brown in...
- Posted March 13, 2019
Independent, scientific evaluation of Cadiz Water Project validates groundwater management plan
An independent review and scientific evaluation of the proposed Cadiz Water Project in the Mojave Desert, commissioned by Three Valleys Municipal Water District (TVMWD) and Jurupa Community Services District (JCSD), has concluded that monitoring and mitigation measures...
- Posted March 12, 2019
FEMA Approves $205 million for Oroville Spillways Work; DWR Hoping for Additional Funds
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) notified the Department of Water Resources (DWR) earlier this week that it has approved $205 million in federal funds to reimburse the state of California for costs related to the 2017...
- Posted March 10, 2019