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2014 State Water Board Press Releases

Press Releases/Media Advisories – 2014

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Central Valley Water Board Approves Fines for Discharging Irrigated Land Waste without a Permit 12/22/14 Region 5/ Enforcement
California Water Rights Law Reaches Milestone: 100 Years and Counting
    »» 100 Years of Water Rights Banner
12/18/14 Water Rights
State Water Board Water Conservation Workshop Set for Dec 17 at Metropolitan Water District in Los Angeles 12/16/14 State Water Board
State Water Board Selects Michael George as New Delta Watermaster 12/15/14 State Water Board
Beach Water Quality Monitoring in South Orange County Enhanced 12/11/14 Region 9/ Water Quality
Tool to Identify Nitrate-Impacted Public Wells Near Private Wells 12/03/14 Water Quality
State Water Board Reports Decline in Urban Water Conservation Rates in October, but Total Urban Water Production Rate Down 12/02/14 Water Conservation
State Water Board Stream Pollution Report Shows Trends in Chemical Contamination, Toxicity 11/19/14 Water Quality
Central Coast Water Board Approves Cambria Emergency Drought Project 11/14/14 Region 3/ Water Conservation
Central Valley Water Board Assistant Executive Officer Issues $18,000 Penalty for Violation of Clean Water Act 11/13/14 Region 5/ Enforcement
Phil Bobel Receives 2014 WuHoo" Pollution Prevention Award 11/12/14 Region 2/ Water Quality
Per Capita Daily Water Use Numbers Released by the State Water Board 11/04/14 Water Conservation
State Water Boards' Sixth Web-based Performance Report Now Available 11/04/14 State Water Board
News Advisory: First Ever Per Capita Daily Water Use Numbers to be Released Nov. 4 by the State Water Board 11/03/14 Water Conservation
Regional Water Board and Caltrans Agree to Settle Water Code Violations in Tuolumne County 10/31/14 Region 5/ Enforcement
San Diego Water Board Fines Industries for Failing to Comply with Storm Water Permits 10/17/14 Region 9/ Enforcement
Settlement Agreement Reached with Two Kern County Oil Firms for Illegal Discharge of Oilfield Fluids 10/07/14 Region 5/ Enforcement
Urban Water Suppliers Show Progress in August Water Conservation Report 10/07/14 Water Conservation
State Water Board To Allow Limited Collection of Early Rainfall by Curtailed Water Right Holders 10/03/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
EPA Announces $183 Million to Improve Water Quality, Infrastructure in California 10/02/14 Water Quality
Central Coast Water Boards Certifies Flood Control and Habitat Project on Salinas River 09/30/14 Water Quality
Central Coast Water Board Terminates Los Osos Enforcement Orders 09/29/14 Region 3/ Enforcement
Chevron, State Water Reach $1.66 Million Settlement on Underground Storage Tank Allegations 09/25/14 Enforcement
Water Board to Require City of Calistoga to Correct Discharge Violations 09/22/14 Region 2/ Enforcement
Urban Water Suppliers Report Progress on Conservation Measures 09/09/14 Water Conservation
State Water Board Approves Revised Plan to Restore Marina del Rey Harbor 09/09/14 Region 4/ Water Quality
Urban Water Suppliers Water Conservation Reporting to be Discussed by State Water Board Sept 9 09/08/14 Water Conservation
Lahontan Water Board Issues Enforcement Order Against South Lake Tahoe Gas Station After Contaminant Found in Drinking Water Well
    »» Cleanup and Abatement Order No. R6T-2014-0070
08/22/14 Region 6/ Enforcement
Los Angeles Public Meeting Set August 25 to Discuss Groundwater Monitoring in Areas of Oil and Gas Production 08/20/14 Water Quality
State Water Boards Approves School Stormwater Program 08/19/14 Water Quality
Klamath Fish Health Assessment Team on High Alert for Signs of Fish Mortality 08/14/14 Water Quality
CPUC Action: All Water Utilities Under CPUC Jurisdiction Must Comply with Water Conservation Regulations 08/14/14 Water Conservation
San Diego Water Board Authorizes 33 Percent Increase in Recycled Water Production at USMC Base Camp Pendleton 08/13/14 Region 9/ Water Conservation
San Diego Regional Water Board Reaches $949,634 Storm Water Settlement Agreement with the City of San Diego 08/13/14 Region 9/ Enforcement
Media Advisory:  August 7 Public Meeting on Groundwater Monitoring Model Development --  Requirement of SB 4 08/01/14 Water Quality
Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Klamath River and Reservoirs Result in Warning Agains Water Contact or Use 07/31/14 Region 1/ Water Quality
Media Advisory: Mandatory Water Conservation Regulation Goes Into Effect 07/29/14 Water Conservation
$1 Million Civil Judgment Filed Against the City of Glendale For Underground Storage Tank Violations 07/25/14 Enforcement
State Water Board Adopts Statewide Emergency Conservation Regulations    »» en Español 07/15/14 Water Conservation
Los Angeles Water Board Takes Action to Expedite Groundwater Cleanups, Generating Up to 90,000 Acre-Feet of Potable Water 07/10/14 Region 4/ Water Quality
Slow The Flow – Be A Water Warrior – See a New Chapter of this Movie Serial Every Tuesday 07/08/14 Water Quality
Curtailment Notices Sent to North Fork and Mainstem Eel River and Van Duzen Junior Water Rights Holders 07/02/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
State Water Board Approves Emergency Regulation to Assure Compliance with Water Rights Curtailment Orders 07/02/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
San Diego Water Board Waives Regulation to Spur Water Conservation Saving Time and Money without Compromising Water Quality 06/26/14 Region 9/ Water Conservation
San Diego Water Board Adopts Innovative Approach to Pollution Control in the Loma Alta Slough, Oceanside 06/26/14 Region 9/ Water Quality
San Diego Water Board Issues Updated Discharger Permit for the Border Wastewater Treatment Plant 06/26/14 Region 9/ Water Quality
San Diego Water Board Authorizes a 50 Percent Increase in Recycled Water Production at USMC Base Camp Pendleton 06/26/14 Region 9/ Water Conservation
A.G. Files Complaint against Hanover Environmental Services, Inc. 06/25/14 Enforcement
Lahontan Water Board Closes Pollution Case at Former Susanville Gas Station Site 06/19/14 Region 6/ Enforcement
Urban Water Suppliers Water Conservation Efforts to be Discussed by State Water Board June 17 06/16/14 Water Conservation
October Hearing set on proposed $3.75 Million Fine against Slaughterhouse 06/11/14 Region 9/ Enforcement
Deer Creek Tributary Water Rights Curtailed to Provide Minimum Flows for Migratory Fish 06/09/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
Draft Permit Aims to Prevent Aquatic Weed Infestation in Tahoe Keys 06/05/14 Region 6/ Water Quality
State Water Board Approves Treated Recycled Water for Agriculture and Landscape Irrigation During Drought 06/03/14 Water Conservation
San Diego Water Board to Host Binational Summit on Tijuana River Valley Restoration 05/30/14 Region 9/ Water Quality
San Joaquin River Watershed Junior Water Rights to be Curtailed 05/30/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
Russian River Junior Water Rights to be Curtailed 05/29/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
State Water Board to Fund Pacific Grove Water Quality Project 05/29/14 Water Quality
A.G.'s Office Files Lawsuit for Underground Storage Tank Violations
State Water Board Cites Numerous Violations; Penalties Could Reach Several Million Dollars
05/28/14 Enforcement
State Water Board Notifies Junior Water-Right Holders of Necessary Cutbacks in the Sacramento River Watershed 05/28/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
"Bugs To Go" - a Portable Application for People Curious About Water Critters 05/28/14 Water Quality
San Diego Water Board Adopts Emergency Permit Waiver to Expedite Cleanup from San Diego County Wildfires 05/27/14 Region 9/ Water Quality
San Francisco Regional Water Board Votes to Remove Muir Beach from Federal Impaired Waterway List 05/23/14 Region 2/ Water Quality
State Water Board Adopts Emergency Fish Flow Regulations in Three Key Watersheds 05/21/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
Los Angeles Water Board Approves $591,000 Settlement with City of San Buenaventura for Waste Discharge Violations 05/20/14 Region 4/ Enforcement
Landowners Face Fines for Failure to get Waste Discharge Permits 05/19/14 Region 5/ Enforcement
Scott River Junior Water Rights to be Curtailed 05/16/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
State Water Board Grants $38.7 Million for Low Impact Development Projects 05/16/14 Water Quality
State Water Board Takes First Step Towards Curtailments For Sacramento River Tributaries 05/14/14 Water Rights/ Water Conservation
State Water Board to Host Free Infrastructure Funding Fair 04/29/14 Water Quality
State Water Board to Fund Two Projects to Improve Water Quality at Cowell Beach 04/23/14 Water Quality
State Water Board Approves $4 Million in Funds for Interim Replacement Drinking Water for Economically Disadvantaged Communities 04/22/14 Water Quality/ Drinking Water
Imperial County Slaughterhouse Faces Proposed $3.75 Million Fine Following Investigation of Clean Water Act Violations 04/18/14 Region 7/ Enforcement
Los Angeles Water Board Takes Action to Increase Efficiency of the State's Oldest Water Recycling Project 04/11/14 Region 4/ Water Conservation
North Coast Regional Water Board Reaches $56,404 Settlement over Sediment Discharges in Mendocino County 04/11/14 Region 1/ Enforcement
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board Adopts Program to Benefit Disadvantaged Communities 04/10/14 Region 5/ Enforcement
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board issues Cleanup and Abatement Order to Atlantic Richfield Company for the Walker Mine 04/09/14 Region 5/ Enforcement
State Water Board Adopts Industrial Stormwater Permit that Enhances Pollution Reduction and Increases Reuse of Stormwater Runoff 04/01/14 Water Quality
State Water Board Approves $800 Million in Financial Incentives for Recycled Water Projects to Provide Drought Relief 03/19/14 Water Conservation
State Water Board Issues Water Quality Permit Needed to Begin Initial High-Speed Rail Construction 03/14/14 Water Quality
State Streamlines Domestic Water Tank Storage Process In Response to Drought 03/13/14 Water Conservation
San Francisco Bay Regional Water Board Tightens Requirements on Cupertino Quarry and Cement Plant 03/12/14 Region 2/ Water Quality
Los Angeles Water Board Approves Recycled Water Project to Save 3 Million Gallons of Potable Water Per Day - Enough for 7,000 Homes 03/06/14 Region 4/ Water Conservation
$4.8 Million Judgment Entered Against TravelCenters of America for Violations of Underground Storage Tank Leak Prevention Requirements 02/26/14 Enforcement
Settlement Agreement Reached with Kern County Oil Firm for Illegal Discharging of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid 02/26/14 Region 5/ Enforcement
Regional Storm Water Monitoring Program Moves Forward 02/25/14 Region 6/ Water Quality
State Water Board to Hold Second Drought Workshop 02/25/14 Water Conservation
Central Coast Water Board, Grover Beach Settle Stormwater Discharge Report Violations 02/25/14 Region 3/ Enforcement
Tracy Heifer Ranch Fined $310,775 For Water Quality Violations Water Code Violations 02/24/14 Region 5/ Enforcement
Lahontan Water Board grants $704,000 for Truckee Watershed Restoration 02/20/14 Region 6/ Water Quality
News Advisory: State Water Board Sets Two Drought Workshops 02/14/14 Water Conservation
State Water Board and FERC Ready to Assist the State's Hydropower Generators as Drought Conditions Persist 02/07/14 Water Conservation
New Nutrients Requirements on Wastewater to San Francisco Bay 02/07/14 Region 2/ Water Quality
Jean-Pierre Wolff Named Central Coast Water Board Chair 02/05/14 Region 3/ Appointment
Water Board's Clean Water Team Offers Free Calendar 02/04/14 Water Quality
State Water Board Approves State and Federal Water Projects Petition to Conserve Water During Drought Conditions 01/31/14 Water Conservation
Final State Water Action Plan Released: Outlines California's Near-and Long-Term Water Priorities 01/27/14 Water Conservation
State Water Board Offers Extended Term Financing for All Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loans 01/24/14 Water Quality
Regional Board Sets Cleanup Goals, Directs Shell Oil to Submit Remedial Action Plan 01/23/14 Region 4/ Enforcement
Cambria Community Services District Agrees to Sewage Spill Penalty 01/14/14 Region 3/ Enforcement
Governor Brown's State Water Board Appointee Dorene D'Adamo Confirmed by State Senate 01/13/14 SWB Appointment
Governor Brown's State Water Board Appointee Tam Doduc Confirmed by State Senate 01/13/14 SWB Appointment
Governor Brown's State Water Board Appointee Frances Spivy-Weber Confirmed by State Senate 01/13/14 SWB Appointment



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