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Media Watch

  • Alameda County Water District announces new general manager
    The Alameda County Water District in Fremont, Calif., has promoted Ed Stevenson to serve as the district’s new general manager. The district, which provides water to roughly 350,000 homes in Fremont, Newark and Union City, said Stevenson will take over after current general manager Robert Shaver retires on July 1. Stevenson started at the district as an environmental engineer and is currently manager of engineering and technology services. San Jose Mercury News, April 14
  • Southern California MWD wants Sacramento Valley water — and has $44 million to spend
    With California in the throes of a second year of drought conditions, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has served notice that it’s prepared to spend up to $44 million to buy water from Northern California to shore up its supplies. The MWD board authorized its staff to begin negotiating deals with water agencies north of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, where supplies are generally more plentiful. Sacramento Bee, April 13
  • Marin County, Calif., water district proposes mandatory conservation
    The Marin Municipal Water District is proposing mandatory conservation rules for the first time since 1988 in response to record-low rainfall levels akin to those of the notorious 1976-77 drought. The proposed ordinance would require customers to limit outdoor watering to one day per week starting May 1 and adhere to other restrictions. The district board of directors plans to vote on the ordinance on April 20. Marin Independent-Journal, April 7
  • Las Vegas water official says state should ban ‘unused turf’
    The Southern Nevada Water Authority wants to ban decorative grass on public and commercial properties, a move that would save billions of gallons of water annually. Grass would still be allowed at residential properties and at places like parks, golf courses and sports fields. At a meeting of the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources, the Water Authority requested an amendment to a water conservation bill to ban so-called nonfunctional turf by the end of 2026. Las Vegas Sun, April 6