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Posted on: March 1, 2021

A little quiet here...

You may have noticed fewer updates shared on this website lately, and that's because we're in the process of transitioning to SharePoint. You can now expect employee updates and information to be shared on the SharePoint homepage and com...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Updates to HR&R Pages

We're on the move! Human Resources & Risk documents and information are slowly being transferred from this website to SharePoint where they are easily accessible to all employees. Check out the updated HR&R page with links directly to the...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Newsom Rejects Valley Lawmakers’ Request for Statewide Water Emergency Declaration

With California in drought conditions amid the third-driest precipitation totals in state history, Valley lawmakers want Gov. Gavin Newsom to take immediate action. On Wednesday, a bipartisan group asked Newsom to declare a statewide water emergency.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Statewide Snowpack Well Below Normal as Wet Season Winds Down

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today conducted the fourth snow survey at the Phillips Station snow course. The manual survey recorded 49.5 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 21 inches, which is 83 percent of average...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Drought: Santa Clara Valley Water District asks public to step up water conservation

In the latest sign that California is entering a new drought, Silicon Valley’s largest water provider on Tuesday asked the public to step up water conservation efforts. Other Bay Area water agencies say they are not yet considering specific targets...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Reclamation outlines Central Valley Project initial 2021 water allocation

Today, the Bureau of Reclamation announced the initial 2021 water supply allocation for Central Valley Project contractors. This year’s low allocation is an indicator of the dry winter California is experiencing after the dry water year of 2020.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

City of Antioch Breaks Ground on Water Project in Delta

On Friday, the City of Antioch, along with local and State dignitaries, broke ground on their new and historic Brackish Water Desalination Plant. At a price of $110 million, the project was made possible with $93 million in funding from the State, and...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Trump Administration advances western water storage projects

In the Bay Area, Reclamation is partnering with Contra Costa Water District to pursue the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion project. This legislation invests an additional $11.95 million on top of the previously approved $2.16 million in federal funds.

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

Water Education Foundation: Aquafornia

Aquafornia is a news aggregator that covers California water news from both traditional and non-traditional news sources, presenting the many sides and views of the water picture, with the goal of fostering an understanding of various positions.

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

Brown and Caldwell: Water News

BC Water News combs the nation’s newspapers, magazines, research publications, and more to bring you the most timely, informative, and relevant information about the water industry.

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

Maven's Notebook: California water, verbatim

An independent website on California water that features both original news as well as content curated from a variety of internet resources.

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