Officials from the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District, California American Water, California Department of Health, Monterey County Water Resources Agency, Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority and the Monterey Regional Water Pollution
Marina Coast Water District isn’t getting its way. First, the Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) board snubbed its proposed desalination plant. Now, the Marina Coast board claims other agencies are stiffing it on recycled water, its other main option for supplying built-out areas of the former Fort Ord…
California’s drought has put the issue of an inadequate water supply front and center, and perhaps that means more people are seeing the need for cooperative solutions.There are any number of competing factions when it comes to water: di
Monterey >> A newly released environmental review for California American Water’s proposed Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project concludes a smaller desalination plant combined with new groundwater replenishment would be environmentally
PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. (April 30, 2015) – After more than three years of extensive analysis, the California Public Utilities Commission released its draft Environmental Impact Report on California American Water’s Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project.
The Monterey Peninsula Water Management District and Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency released a report Thursday on purifying wastewater to use for drinking water and agricultural field water.
Monterey >> A sweeping proposal to convert wastewater to drinking water for the Monterey Peninsula and irrigation water for the northern Salinas Valley reached a critical milestone Wednesday with the release of a draft environmental impact repor
Monterey >> A group of Monterey Peninsula business organizations is questioning whether the community can absorb the potential impact of promised Carmel River water use reductions.California American Water submitted a draft petition to th
California’s new water rules will crack down on towns and cities, but critics complain that agriculture is getting a pass. Actually, farmers have been at the front lines of the drought, and have sacrificed much. But the state’s pokey, incremental water regulators haven’t pushed them enough.
Monterey >> Expressing concern the drought has artificially lowered water consumption on the Monterey Peninsula, local officials are backing a revised Carmel River water use cutback proposal that seeks to provide a little more “cushion
Salinas >> The agency that oversees aquifers in the Salinas Valley is finally on track to publicly disclose detailed groundwater levels there, a move that comes after years of delays.With California’s inexorable drought punishing l
Last year, California American Water began on-site examination of potential locations for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project’s proposed desalination intake wells. In November, we finalized an agreement with the property owner of potent
Picking at a plate of avocado and poached egg over spinach, Carmel-by-the-Sea Mayor Jason Burnett scrolled through his email inbox. Burnett, a director on the Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority (MPRWA), had decided to give the Weekly access to certain emails that the state refused to hand o…
Monterey >> After resisting disclosure, Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority president Jason Burnett released a draft proposal late Tuesday aimed at delaying a state-ordered cutback in pumping from the Carmel River by four years.Bu