Submitted by Emily Allshouse on Wed, 05/11/2016 – 3:44pm
The California Department of Water Resources and the California Energy Commission are currently seeking feedback on several water-energy related items. Additionally, the CEC also has announced a new funding opportunity
DWR Seeking Comments on Water-Energy Grant Program
DWR is accepting comments on the following drafts until May 23 at 5 p.m.:
Submitted by Pamela Martineau on Mon, 05/09/2016 – 12:35pm
Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order that outlines longer-term water conservation measures aimed at achieving a top priority in the California Water Action Plan — making conservation a way of life.
Submitted by Pamela Martineau on Tue, 05/10/2016 – 2:43pm
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Board of Directors today voted to lift its mandatory water restrictions amid improved supply conditions and lowered customer demand. The board also voted to maintain a water supply alert in order to reinforce conservation throughout its service area.
Submitted by Pamela Martineau on Thu, 05/05/2016 – 1:23pm
Calling voluntary water transfers a vital management tool that will be increasingly valuable in the future, ACWA today officially released a suite of recommendations for improving the transfer process and access to the voluntary water market, especially for smaller agencies.
Submitted by Emily Allshouse on Wed, 05/11/2016 – 1:40pm
The California Department of Food and Agriculture is now accepting grants applications from organizations that wish to provide technical assistance to farmers applying for State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) funding. Technical assistance grants between $2,500 and $5,000 are available to eligible non-profit organizations, California academic institutions and California Resource Conservation Districts.
Submitted by Pamela Martineau on Wed, 05/11/2016 – 12:35pm
Monterey, CA – The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) on May 5 presented the prestigious Clair A. Hill Water Agency Award to Mojave Water Agency for its Small Systems Assistance Program.
The award was presented during the annual ACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition in Monterey, where more than 1,600 local water officials are gathered through Friday for programs and panel discussions on a variety of key water issues. Mojave Water Agency was selected from among five finalists to receive the award.
Submitted by Pamela Martineau on Wed, 05/11/2016 – 12:30pm
Monterey, CA – The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) on May 4 presented its 2016 Excellence in Water Leadership Award to Mary Henrici, general manager of the Rio Linda/ Elverta Community Water District.
SACRAMENTO –Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Executive Director Timothy Quinn issued the following statement today regarding a staff proposal released by the State Water Resources Control Board to modify the existing emergency regulation and an executive order issued by Gov. Jerry Brown regarding long-term water conservation.
Sponsored by The Water Education Foundation and the California Department of Water Resources, this event will be held at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido in northern San Diego County from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It is a FREE workshop and field trip.
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina 2015 Shelter Island Drive San Diego, CA 92106
Be among the first to get a private tour of the new Carlsbad ocean desalination plant, the largest such facility in the Western hemisphere and designed to increase the San Diego area’s water supply reliability.
The desal plant is among the highlights of this 2-day, 1-night tour of the San Diego region that will start and end near the San Diego International Airport. Other planned stops include San Vicente Dam, a drought-tolerant garden and water recycling facilities.
Coachella Valley Water District 51501 Tyler St Coachella, CA 92236
The CFCC invites city managers and planners, economic development and engineering professionals, officials from privately owned facilities, water and irrigation district managers, financial advisors and project consultants to attend this free funding fair.
CFCC agencies fund primarily the following types of infrastructure projects:
Infocast’s 3rd California Water Summit includes intensive discussion & networking with key regulators, municipalities, utilities, developers, investors, financiers, water technology companies, and other stakeholders in California water. This year’s Summit is titled “Investing in Water Assests & Infrastruc
Hyatt Regency at the San Francisco Airport in Burlingame.
Organized by the Water Education Foundation and the UC Davis Robert M. Hagan Endowed Chair, Toward Sustainable Groundwater in Agriculture: 2nd International Conference Linking Science and Policy will provide scientists, policymakers, agricultural and environmental stakeholders, government officials and consultants with the latest scientific, management, legal and policy advances for sustaining our groundwater resources in agricultural regions around the world.