Notice of Proposed Emergency Rulemaking – Urban Water Conservation Drought

At the links below, please find the Proposed Emergency Regulations pertaining to the Prohibition of Activities and Mandatory Actions During the Drought Emergency; Notice of Proposed Emergency Rulemaking; Emergency Regulations Digest; and Fact Sheet. This item will be considered at the July 15, 2014 State Water Board meeting.  The State Water Board is particularly interested in […]

Water Job Opportunities for July 8th, 2014

• El Toro Water District, Lake Forest    Project Engineer • East Bay Municipal Utility District, Oakland    Wastewater Control Inspector II • South Placer Municipal Utility District, Rocklin    General Manager • Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Chino    Mechanic II • City of Hillsboro (OR) Water Department    Water Distribution Instrumentation Technician • City […]

California Drought and Water News for July 8, 2014

Los Angles Times: L.A. leaders focusing on groundwater treatment in bond discussions New York Times: A California Oil Field Yields Another Prized Commodity Sacramento Bee: Viewpoints: Putting some myths about California’s drought to rest Modesto Bee: Our View: End secrecy around groundwater data San Gabriel Valley Tribune: California drought: In-N-Out, Chipotle raising prices due to rising food costs NBC News: Water-Guzzling […]

SWRCB: Transmittal Letter and DraftOrder regarding the Petitions of A-2239(a)

From the State Water Resources Control Board: Click here to view  a Transmittal Letter and  Draft Order regarding the Petitions of [A-2239(a)] Acociacion De Gente Unida Por El Agua (AGUA), Fairmead Community and Friends, and Planada En Accion; [A-2239(b)] California Sportfishing Protections Alliance and California Water Impact Network; and [A-2239(c)] San Joaquin County Resource Conservation […]

Notice of Public Hearing & Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Agricultural Expert Panel Draft Report

Click here to view the Notice of Public Hearing and Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on the Draft Conclusions of the Agricultural Expert Panel: Recommendations to the State Water Resources Control Board Pertaining to the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program. The Public Hearing is scheduled for July 18, 2014 Comment deadline is August 7, 2014 by […]

California Drought and Water News for July 7, 2014

Los Angeles Times: Senate Democrats trim $3B from water bond plan New York Times: Californians keeping up with Joneses’ water use Sacramento Bee: California Water Bond: The Burning Questions Business Insider: California lawmakers to work on drought plan during summer recess Sacramento Bee: On Topic: Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins discusses water bond Capital Public Radio: Emergency Drought Relief Money Still […]

Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment — Draft Utility Vaults Permit

Click here to view a Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment  on the Draft Statewide General Permit for Utility Vault and Underground Structure Discharges to Waters of the United States (Utility Vaults Permit) from the State Water Resources Control Board. The Public Hearing is scheduled for September 23, 2014 Comment Deadline is August 1, […]

Agenda for July 15-16, 2014 SWRCB Board Meeting

Click here to view the agenda for the the agenda for the July 15-16, 2014 Board Meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board.

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, Notice of Public Workshop, Public Hearing and Filing — Desalination Amendments

Click here to view a Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, Notice of Public Workshop, Public Hearing and Filing on the Proposed Amendments To The Water Quality Control Plan For Ocean Waters Of California Addressing Desalination Facility Intake, Brine Discharges, And The Incorporation Of Other Nonsubstantive Changes from the State Water Resources Control Board.   The […]

WETA Board of Directors Meeting — July 10, 2014

    WETA Board Meeting Thursday, July 10, 2014 Hello, The next San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the WETA offices located at Pier 9, Suite 111 on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA. The meeting agenda and Board […]