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Interested in Wildfire Mitigation and Watershed Protection Funding for Your District?

Special districts interested in partnering with the State of California and other entities to perform wildfire mitigation and watershed protection have a new ally in Sacramento and a developing regional program for planning and collaborating. Keali’i Bright, Division Director of Land...

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Biden Announces $2.25 Trillion Infrastructure Proposal: An Outline of Items of Special District Interest

President Joe Biden unveiled on March 31 the first of two infrastructure packages the Administration will put forward for Congress’ consideration. The "American Jobs Plan" includes a variety of programs that would address special districts’ infrastructure interests ranging from water...

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Regulations, A River, and Ratepayers

Donner Summit PUD Sets the Bar for Community Inclusion By Schaelene Rollins, Donner Summit PUD In the beautiful high mountains of the Sierra Nevada, the South Fork of the Yuba River begins its 40-mile journey to Nevada City beginning at Donner Summit. The river is considered the area’s...

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Water workshops consider climate change effects

Published in the Mountain Democrat January 20, 2021 By Dawn Hodson The third of four state water conveyance workshops was held Jan. 12 with over 100 people from different water organizations attending via...

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San Bernardino Basin Groundwater Council: Achieving Record Recharge through Collaboration

By Betsy Miller, Land Resources Manager/Assistant General Manager Last year was a record-breaker for water recharge in Southern California’s parched San Bernardino Valley. More than 70,000 acre-feet of snowmelt, rainfall, imported and recycled water was captured and percolated into...

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EID Board Approves Permanent Water Contract with U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Press Release from El Dorado Irrigation District Contact: Jesse Saich, Placerville, Calif. — At a special meeting on January 11, the EID Board of Directors unanimously voted to adopt a resolution authorizing the conversion of the District’s existing long-term Central Valley...