Responding to hundreds of comments from California water users and suppliers, the Water Resources Control Board modified proposed conservation restrictions Saturday, reducing cuts for communities that have worked to save water and increasing water cutbacks for those that haven't.
The US State of California Water Resources Control Board intends to release the draft version of mandatory restrictions to cut water use by 25 percent on Saturday, the Board’s Director of Public Affairs George Kostyrko said.
The State Water Resources Control Board is scheduled to release its draft emergency water conservation regulations late Friday afternoon, in a historic bid to slash California’s urban water use by 25%.
The EPA and US Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division have announced a settlement with Cal-Maine Foods, one of the nation’s largest egg producers, that resolves Clean Water Act violations at the company’s poultry egg production facility in Edwards, Mississippi. Show More Summary
Lee Drutman looks at the real problem with lobbying in the American political system: Looking at lobbying in the aggregate, what jumps out is the stark imbalance in resources. Corporations blow everyone else out of the water. Business...Show More Summary
Silicon Labs has introduced a complete Wireless M-Bus platform solution designed to simplify the development of wirelessly connected smart meters for electricity, gas, water and heat resources in the European market. A comprehensive smart metering solution it includes the Wireless M-Bus software stack and wireless starter kits. Show More Summary
How Genesis Water Technologies meets commercial/industrial water treatment needs with sustainable water and wastewater treatment solutions.
Today on Gizmodo, we looked at the state of water rights in the face of California’s terrifying drought, alongside the U.S. Congress’ attempts to sell off our precious natural resources. And then SpaceX didn’t launch. It feels like a crappy day for humankind. But are we really gonna bite the dust? Read more...
As part of the book I am writing on the Mono Lake case, one question stands out: how was the Mono Lake Committee able to assemble the resources to bring a lawsuit against the powerful Los Angeles Department of Water and Power? At one level, the answer is obvious: it found a Sugar Daddy, in […]
HIGHLIGHTS – JAWRA APRIL 2015 Editorial: Wigington discusses the nature of JAWRA multidisciplinary water resources journal articles. Featured Collection – Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Rittenberg et al. present a conceptual...Show More Summary
About 80 percent of California’s water sustains agriculture, but Sacramento is putting the onus on the state’s businesses and residents to find even more ways to conserve this precious resource. One sector scrambling to find even more ways to conserve water is Los Angeles’ denim industry.
The Department of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources has improperly permitted as many as 2,500 injection wells in groundwater aquifers.
Submitted by Michael McDonald via OilPrice.com, Water is perhaps the world’s most important resource, and one of the most common resources. For decades water was regarded as a common good, and it was plentiful enough that in most parts of the world there was little money to be made off of it. Show More Summary
Activists are petitioning the California Water Resources Control Board to shut down Nestlé’s water bottling operations in the state. More than 135,000 people have signed a petition, created by the California-based Courage Campaign, which comes as Gov. Jerry Brown this week issued the first-ever statewide mandatory water reductions with California in its fourth year of […]
Day after day, the U.S. Coast Guard continues to conduct its 11 statutory missions with its limited resources. It is challenged to Invest in long-term operational
The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) recognizes conservationists throughout Missouri for their outstanding achievement and efforts for conservation throughout the year. Conserving our air, water, soil and wildlife resources is an ongoing challenge that requires a continuing commitment by all citizens. Show More Summary
If you've seen any photos of the current California drought, you've probably seen some variation on these striking before-and-after images of this bridge near Lake Oroville: California Department of Water Resources Seeing those images...Show More Summary
For the better part of a century, we’ve used reasonably static thinking: first believing in the infinite elasticity of scarce resources like cheap fresh water, and then hoping that feel-good initiatives like shorter showers create the quantum of water-smart impacts we need. Show More Summary
Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown issued the first-ever mandatory water reduction order in the history of the State of California. The executive order directed the State Water Resources Control Board to impose a 25 percentShow More Summary
The Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) is seeking a new associate editor (AE) in water quality. The successful candidate for this position should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: processes and interactions controlling water quality, monitoring of water quality, or prediction of water quality. Show More Summary