Reforming California’s Groundwater Management

Public Policy Institute of California:  Groundwater is one of California’s greatest hidden assets—but minimal regulation has led to over-use and other problems. This fact sheet outlines a range of issues, many of which can be addressed by statewide reform. » READ MORE HERE: <>

ACWA eNews for June 11, 2014

ACWA eNews for June 11, 2014 in ACWA eNews ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events. Manage your subscription here. State Water Board to Hear Report on Urban Water Conservation Submitted by Pamela Martineau on Wed, 06/11/2014 – 2:24pm Urban water suppliers and other stakeholders will provide an update to the […]

Bay-Delta Science Conference: Call for Abstracts

  Bay-Delta Science Conference – Call for Abstracts ABSTRACT DEADLINE:  June 11, 2014 (Deadline extended to June 12th at midnight)   The Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference is a forum for presenting technical analyses and results relevant to the Delta Science Program’s mission to provide the best possible, unbiased, science-based information for water and environmental decision-making […]

ACWA to Release Report on Regional Impacts of 2014 Drought

June 9, 2014 ACWA to Release Report on Regional Impacts of 2014 Drought Local Vulnerabilities, Strategies for Resilience Also Outlined ACWA is releasing a report tomorrow morning detailing specific impacts of the drought around the state and underscoring the need for a variety of strategies and actions to improve the resiliency of the state’s water […]

Water Job Opportunities for June 11th, 2014

Union Sanitary District, Union City    > Plant Operator III    > Plant Operator III Trainee • West Basin Municipal Water District, Carson    Accountant I • Descanso Community Services District    General Manager • Yorba Linda Water District, Placentia    General Manager • Suburban Water Systems, La Mirada    Utility Worker • Otay Water […]

California Drought and Water News for June 11, 2014

Capital Public Radio: The ‘Deepest Straw Wins’ in Central Valley Scramble for Groundwater Capital Public Radio: Drought Intensifies Push for Better California Groundwater Management Capital Public Radio: Studies Examine California Water Agencies Drought Mitigation Plans KQED Science: Dueling Drought Strategies: Save More Water or Store More Water The Californian: Report: State could save water by […]

Agenda for June 17-18 Board Meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board

The State Water Resources Control Board will be holding a Board Meeting on June 17-18, 2014. Please find the agenda for this Board Meeting at the following link: Agenda UPDATE – Please find the Revised Agenda for the Board Meeting here: Revised Agenda 

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on proposed Underground Storage Tank Case Closure

 State Water Resources Control Board: At the link below please fin a Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on proposed Underground Storage Tank Case Closure Pursuant to Health and Safety Codes Section 25296.10 – KCB Management, LLC (Responsible Party) – Sprouts Market, 1751 Westwood Boulevard, West Hollywood, Los Angeles County. Comment Deadline is August 8, […]

California Drought and Water News for June 10, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Northern California leaders frame their position on water bond Associated Press: Newspaper: San Francisco Bay Area not meeting governor’s water conservation goals Reuters: Northern California leaders ask for help in drought Sacramento Bee: Viewpoints: California can expand its water supply Los Angeles Times: Drought and doubt over Congress’ dusty solutions Imperial Valley News: Supporting Western Governors As They Deal […]

Comment Period Extended for Waters of the U.S. Proposed Rule

This morning the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) are extending the public comment period for the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) proposed rule from July 21 until October 20, 2014, an additional 91 days. This is in response to numerous requests received by the agencies to extend the […]