Disposal and Treatment of Wastewater

Senators insist on judicial review of water tunnels project

E&E News » California’s two Democratic senators have committed themselves to opposing a controversial House provision that would block judicial review of the state’s WaterFix tunnel project. While backstage discussions have occurred, opponents of the $17 billion tunnel project recognize the judicial review ban is all but certain to pass the House as part of a fiscal 2019 Interior and EPA appropriations bill.

2018-06-18T10:30:42+00:00June 15th, 2018|California, California WaterFix, Wastewater, Water|

California Sued Over Delta Tunnels Project Changes

SCV News » Environmental organizations sued the California agency in charge of managing the massive WaterFix project Friday, saying the state illegally altered the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta management plan to favor the project over ecological restoration.

2018-05-31T08:37:04+00:00May 31st, 2018|California, California WaterFix, Drinking Water, Wastewater, Water|

A Washington bomb set to go off in California’s delta tunnels water war

Los Angeles Times » Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Corona) inserted a rider into an Interior Department appropriations bill that would exempt the project from all judicial review. If passed by the House (likely) and Senate (possible) and signed by President Trump (probable), the rider would open a gaping hole in California and federal law.

Epic water recycling record set in California in bid to highlight extreme weather

Guinness World Records » Orange County Water District (OCWD) and Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) in California have set the Guinness World Records title for the Most wastewater recycled to drinking water in 24 hours.

2018-04-23T15:24:55+00:00April 20th, 2018|California, Drinking Water, Wastewater|

First water infrastructure loan under WIFIA awarded

WaterWorld » The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its first-ever loan from the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program to King County, Wash., to help finance its Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station.

2018-04-23T15:09:17+00:00April 20th, 2018|Trump & Infrastructure, Washington, Wastewater, Water|

Gov. Jerry Brown urges ‘yes’ for both Delta tunnels. Will that sway crucial vote?

The Sacramento Bee » Gov. Jerry Brown, in a last-minute bid to forge ahead with one of his legacy projects, urged Southern California’s big water agency Monday to support a plan to build the two Delta tunnels simultaneously. Brown sent a letter to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California supporting the ambitious $16.7 billion effort to build both Delta tunnels together.

2018-05-01T09:53:50+00:00April 9th, 2018|California, California WaterFix, Wastewater, Water|
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