Reclamation awards $536,509 for Trinity River watershed improvement projects

Last week the Bureau of Reclamation announced the selection of five grant recipients for watershed improvement projects as part of the Trinity River Restoration Program. The projects will help reduce fine sediment runoff into the Trinity River and improve fish habitat and passage in Trinity River tributaries. “Reclamation is pleased …

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Construction Begins on Key Salton Sea Habitat and Air Quality Project

In an effort to improve conditions at the Salton Sea, construction to create habitat and reduce exposed lakebed around the Sea began this week. The Species Conservation Habitat (SCH) project, located at the southern end of the Sea on both sides of the New River, will create a network of …

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EMWD Receives $25M Federal Authorization for South Perris Desalination Program

funding opportunity for agricultural water conservation

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has received a $25 million authorization to support its desalination program through the recently passed Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that was signed into law in late December 2020.  The recent WRDA passage increases Federal funding support for EMWD’s South Perris Desalination Program from $25 …

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LADWP and SoCalGas Partner to Deliver 150,000 Energy and Water Efficiency Kits

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) have partnered to distribute more than 150,000 free energy and water efficiency kits to residents throughout Los Angeles. Each kit includes a water-efficient showerhead; two bathroom faucet aerators; and a kitchen faucet aerator. Customers will …

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Natural Resources Agency Awards $27.7 million in Prop. 68 Funds

The California Natural Resources Agency recently announced the award of $27.7 million in funding for projects that will expand access to the outdoors and boost recreational opportunities for communities across the state. The grants are part of the the Recreational Trails and Greenways grant program funded by the California Drought, …

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