As the Castaic Lake Water Agency remains poised to become one new all-encompassing water agency with the promise of a bill nearing final review in Sacramento, its unique role as provider of Northern California water to the Santa Clarita Valley is also under review. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

ACWA Past President Paul Kelley, who also is the current CalDesal Executive Director, has stepped in as Acting Executive Director at ACWA for roughly two months while ACWA Executive Director Timothy Quinn is on medical leave. Quinn is expected to return to ACWA at the end of September. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

Today [August 9] the Department of Water Resources (DWR) provided an update on construction work on the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project. Continued Construction on the Main Spillway • Construction efforts at the Lake Oroville spillways have remained focused on repairing and reconstructing the gated flood control spillway, also known as the main spillway,… Read More

On a sunny day in late April, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released hundreds of millions of gallons of water from Idaho’s Lucky Peak Dam, a dozen miles upstream of Boise. The dam operators call it a “rooster tail” display; thousands of observers took in the spectacle. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

It has become popular to lament how slowly California is embracing water markets. … Markets may be part of the solution, but only where implemented carefully. Take groundwater. In many areas, decades of unfettered pumping have depleted aquifers, resulting in dry wells, deteriorating water quality, depleted streams and infrastructure damage. Original article Source: California Water… Read More