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OCWD - 08.14.2019
OCWD has been named as an awardee of four new grants for research and development. These 2019 grants highlight global and national partnerships OCWD has formed with other industry leaders at the forefront of water purification technologies.
SOURCE - 08.27.2019
OCWD's lab is the first public agency laboratory in California to achieve state certification to analyze for per- and polyfluoralkly substances (PFAS) in drinking water.
Orange County Water District - 08.27.2019
California Water News Daily - 08.20.2019
The FIRO concept is currently in use with Prado Dam in Riverside County and the Orange County Water District. Whereas Dr. Ralph notes that
California's Water News
California Water News Daily - 08.27.2019
R. Sisk Dam is co-owned by Reclamation and with the California Department of Water Resources along with the off-stream San Luis Reservoir.
SCV News - 08.26.2019
of more than 200 water systems and more than 612 groundwater wells in California required to sample for PFAS and PFOA chemicals this year.
The Downey Patriot - 08.26.2019
legislation – AB 756 – that requires all public water systems to monitor the class of PFAS chemicals found in their systems and subsequently inform consumers. It was signed by California
Bloombergenvironment - 08.23.2019
in their water sources. The state guidelines lower the notification trigger from 14 parts per trillion for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) to
KGUN9 - 08.23.2019
grease, water, and oil. “Scientists are still learning about the health effects of exposure to PFAS. Some studies have shown that PFAS
SCV News - 08.21.2019
signed Senate Bill 200. Also known as the California Safe Drinking Water Act, the legislation written by state Senator Bill Monning, D-
Oroville Mercury Register - 08.21.2019
acre feet, Serrano Water District General Manager Jerry Vilander said. Serrano is one of two providers that pull drinking water from Irvine
Water Reuse & Desal
Water Finance & Management - 08.26.2019
Springs’ future potable water reuse efforts; and to educate the 45,000 residents about the benefits of potable water reuse. The pureALTA

About Orange County Water District (OCWD)
OCWD manages the large groundwater basin that underlies north and central Orange County and provides water to approximately 2.5 million people. OCWD is a special district established by the California State Legislature in 1933 and governed by a 10‐member board of directors. It is committed to enhancing Orange County’s groundwater quality and reliability in an environmentally friendly and economical manner. The following cities utilize the groundwater basin managed by OCWD: Anaheim, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster and Yorba Linda. For more information, please visit www.ocwd.com.
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