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East Valley Water District Opens Sterling Natural Resource Center to Recycle Water
East Valley Water District held a community ribbon cutting to officially open the Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC) and celebrate the completion of the new community facility. Over 1,300 people enjoyed the event activities, which included a free community concert, food truck vendors, and facility tours. “East Valley Water District made a commitment to the...
Kevin Schuler Named OC San’s New Maintenance Manager
Kevin Schuler is OC San’s new Maintenance Manager for the Operations and Maintenance Department. He has been part of the OC San family for the last 11 years and has more than 25 years of experience in the wastewater industry. In his former role of Maintenance Superintendent, Kevin played a significant role in enhancing Operations...
San Francisco Bay Water Board Names Eileen White as New Executive Officer
The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board announced in June the appointment of CWEA member Eileen White as its executive officer, succeeding Michael Montgomery. Her first day is July 11. White most recently served as director of East Bay Municipal Utility District’s Wastewater Department, where she recently led the development of EBMUD’s Integrated...
Drought Success Stories: City of Santa Monica Closes in on 100% Local Water Supply
The City of Santa Monica has taken a significant step toward a self-reliant water future as expansions to the Arcadia Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and restorations to the Olympic Well Field break ground. The key water infrastructure improvements are a component of the City’s goal of becoming water self-sufficient by 2023. Santa Monica’s water system...
Historically Dry Conditions Impact Planned State Water Project Deliveries
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently announced it must reduce the State Water Project allocation to 5 percent of requested supplies for 2022. DWR previously set the allocation at 15 percent but a historically dry January and February, with no significant storms forecast for March, requires a reduction in the allocation to conserve available...
San Francisco Water Reuse Projects
  Late this summer, the water features in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, as well as the irrigation systems at the nearby Lincoln Park golf course, will begin using recycled water from the Westside Enhanced Water Recycling Project located at the Oceanside Water Pollution Control Plant on The Great Highway.  The new $214 million plant will...

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