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Orange County Water District - May 5, 2021
More than a decade of collaboration between public agencies yields tremendous benefit to Orange County’s water supply following approvals by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) associated with the Chief of Engineer’s Report for the Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration and Water Conservation Feasibility Study (Study). For the Orange County Water District (OCWD; the District), this critical action increases water storage and habitat restoration behind Prado Dam.
The Epoch Times - May 5, 2021
Orange County Water District President Steve Sheldon talks with Siyamak Khorrami of The Epoch Times California Insider in an in-depth interview about whether water conservation in the state is the only way out of the drought, and why California hasn't invested in a large-scale water infrastructure over the last few decades.
Orange County Register - April 29, 2021
unneeded water, but ultimately decided to defer to the Orange County Water District’s desire to diversify its water sources. Poseidon could
Water Online - April 29, 2021
in daily during three days of live presentations. Hosted by the Orange County Water District (OCWD), the mission of YES is to educate
California Water News
The Fresno Bee - May 5, 2021
persuade the State Water Resources Control Board to ease many of the environmental regulations designed to protect California water quality.
NBC Los Angeles - May 3, 2021
Areas in Northern California Starting to Face Severe Drought Impacts
Capital Press - May 3, 2021
of Sacramento during the winter, while 80% of its water use occurs in Southern California , mostly in summer. That’s why canals snake
MyMotherLode.com - April 30, 2021
into the very dry and thirsty ground.” California is now moving into a second year of drought. Lawmakers at the state capitol yesterday
WRDE.com - PR Newswire - April 30, 2021
$500 million for water-use efficiency $250 million for urban water-use efficiency $250 million for agricultural water-use efficiency,
SFGate - April 29, 2021
federal United States Drought Monitor map shows increasingly dire drought conditions throughout California and "extreme drought" spreading
National Water News
Chemical & Engineering News - May 2, 2021
.R. 2751) was unveiled. Her community has drinking-water supplies tainted with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)—from a Saint-Gobain Performance
Water Quality Products Magazine - April 30, 2021
U.S. Senate passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 for wastewater, storm water, drinking water, and water reuse
Napa Valley Register - April 29, 2021
to traffic on Friday. The USDA declared California a natural disaster due to its severe drought, triggering aid for growers and ranchers who
Water Reuse & Desal
Yahoo news - May 4, 2021
Public Still Somewhat Resistant to Drinking Recycled Toilet-to-Tap Water
Citizens Journal - May 2, 2021
California legislation starting in 2016 which authorizes research for DPR (Direct Potable Reuse). Protecting public health is essential. The
InsideEPA.com's Daily Briefing - Powered by Dow Jones - April 30, 2021
relying on localized water reuse to manage stormwater. The city has incentivized developers to include water reuse in redevelopment ...
Water Technology Online - April 30, 2021
associated with reverse osmosis or desalination (which is currently used to provide large volumes of water across California), has no

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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