State Water Project Allocation Increased to 45 Percent

With reservoirs rising from December storms, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) today boosted its early-season estimate of next year’s State Water Project (SWP) supply from 20 to 45 percent of most requests.

Despite Overwhelming Opposition, Interior Department Gives Green Light to California Desert’s Most Controversial Solar...

the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced its decision to move forward with a modified version of the Soda Mountain Solar Project, widely regarded as the most controversial renewable energy project in the Country. The Interior Department’s decision to issue a final environmental impact report recommending the project be approved less than a quarter mile from Mojave National Preserve comes after nearly 19 months of deliberation

EchoWater Project Groundbreaking Event, May 28, in Elk Grove, Calif.

On Thursday, May 28, 2015, U.S. EPA Region 9 Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will join federal, state and local officials and stakeholders at an official groundbreaking to launch construction of the EchoWater Project in Elk Grove, Calif. This $2 billion project will bring the Sacramento region’s wastewater treatment plant to tertiary treatment levels to meet new State requirements to remove ammonia and nitrates, along with filtration and enhanced disinfection before discharge to the Sacramento River.

Mayor Garcetti Breaks Ground on Major Water Recycling Project

On Earth Day and amid this historic drought, Mayor Garcetti today broke ground on the Terminal Island Advanced Water Purification Facility (AWPF) Expansion project. Once completed in 2017, the expanded plant will produce 12 million gallons of purified recycled water daily, more than doubling the current production. Twelve million gallons is equivalent to the amount used by 67,000 Angelenos every day


LOS ANGELES, CA - August 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today announced the grand opening of the Alexandria House Apartments Project, 16 low-income units in Koreatown. Seven of those units are reserved for homeless or those at risk of being homeless and victims of domestic violence.

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Napolitano’s Statement on Trump Administration’s Attack on Clean Water

Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte), issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced a new proposal—claiming it to be pro-industry—which would weaken federal clean water rules, putting at risk the health and safety of millions of Americans