The Two-Basin Partnership, comprised of California Trout, the County of Humboldt, the Mendocino County Inland Water & Power Commission, the Round Valley Indian Tribes, and Sonoma County Water Agency, on September 2 asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to allow additional time to re-evaluate the proposed plan to take over the Potter Valley Hydroelectric Project (Project).
La Agencia de Agua del Condado de Sonoma y el Supervisor del Segundo Distrito, David Rabbitt, organizarán un Ayuntamiento virtual sobre la sequía el miércoles 15 de septiembre a las 5:30 p.m. El Ayuntamiento se llevará a cabo utilizando un seminario web Zoom. El enfoque de la reunión estará en la sequía y los impactos en el Segundo Distrito de Supervisión y la cuenca del río Ruso.
Sonoma County Water Agency and Second District Supervisor David Rabbitt will host a virtual Drought Town Hall on Wednesday, September 15 at 5:30 p.m. The Town Hall will be held utilizing a Zoom webinar. The focus of the meeting will be on the drought and impacts to the Second Supervisorial District and Russian River watershed.
Esta semana, el lago Mendocino cayó por debajo de los 20,000 acres-pies (Acre Feet, AF) de almacenamiento, esto significa un estado por debajo de la meta de conservación del agua establecida para mantener los flujos de la parte río abajo adecuados para la pesca y las necesidades de salud y seguridad humanas de los usuarios municipales.
Lake Mendocino this week fell below 20,000 acre-feet (AF) of storage, falling short of a water conservation goal established to maintain adequate downstream flows for fisheries and human health and safety needs for municipal users.
Usuarios de agua en todo el norte de la bahía pasaran para recoger un kit gratuito para el ahorro de agua durante el evento “Para la Sequía, Para Aquí” en tres condados el 21 de agosto de 2021, de 8 a.m. a 12 p.m. Sonoma Water y sus socios en Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership alientan a todos los usuarios de agua en la cuenca del río Russian River a ahorrar agua.
Water customers throughout the North Bay will be able pick up a free water saving kit during a three-county “Drought Drop By” event on August 21, 2021, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Sonoma Water and its partners in the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership encourage all water users in the Russian River watershed to save water.
Los proveedores de agua en el norte de la bahía están ofreciendo premios para animar a usuarios a ahorrar durante el “Desafío para ahorrar agua” el cual comienza el 1 de julio, dura un mes, y está patrocinado por Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership.
Water providers in the North Bay are offering prizes to encourage water customers to save water during a month-long “Saving Water Challenge” that starts on July 1 and is sponsored by the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership.
The Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) will begin the replacement of its inflatable rubber dam located in the Russian River near Forestville next week, and boating access through the construction zone will be closed through the summer.
Sonoma County Supervisor and Sonoma Water Board of Directors Chair Lynda Hopkins said, “This action by the State Water Resources Control Board will help preserve water in the Russian River watershed.
Water customers throughout the North Bay will be able pick up a free water saving kit during a three-county “Drought Drop By” event on June 12, 2021, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sonoma Water and its partners in the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership encourage all water users in the Russian River watershed to save water. Every drop saved helps maintain water flows in the Russian River and extends reservoir storage levels.
La silla de la Junta de Supervisores y la Agencia del Agua del Condado de Sonoma, Lynda Hopkins, y el supervisor y director de la Agencia del Agua, James Gore, serán los locutores de un Ayuntamiento virtual sobre la sequía el jueves 3 de junio a las 6 p.m. El Ayuntamiento se llevará a cabo por medio de Zoom y se transmitirá en vivo en la página de Facebook de la directora Hopkins. El tema de la reunión será la sequía y los impactos en la cuenca del río Russian River.
Sonoma Water and Board of Supervisors Chair Lynda Hopkins and Supervisor and Sonoma Water Director James Gore will host a virtual Drought Town Hall on Thursday, June 3 at 6 p.m. The Town Hall will be held utilizing a Zoom webinar and will be broadcast live on Chair Hopkins’ Facebook page. The focus of the meeting will be on the drought and impacts to the Russian River watershed.
La Agencia del Agua del Condado de Sonoma (Sonoma Water) presentó hoy una Petición de Cambio de Urgencia Temporal (Temporary Urgency Change Petition.
The Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) today filed a Temporary Urgency Change Petition (TUCP) with the State Water Resources Control Board to reduce minimum instream flow requirements in the lower Russian River.
Well owners in Santa Rosa Plain, Petaluma Valley and Sonoma Valley are invited to join community meetings on groundwater conditions and sustainable management of this critical water source.
The Water Advisory Committee (WAC) to the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water), which consists of representatives from eight public water utilities in Sonoma and Marin counties, passed a resolution Monday asking customers of the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership (Partnership) to voluntarily reduce water use by 20 percent due to the drought.
Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) joined Governor Newsom today at a parched Lake Mendocino for the announcement of an executive order to help drought stricken watershed's such as the Russian River watershed.
Due to historically dry conditions and increasing water demands, the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) this week began inflating its rubber dam located in the Russian River near Forestville.
Una grabación completa del Comité Facilitador de Políticas Públicas que se celebró recientemente está disponible en el sitio web de Sonoma Water, junto con el primero de tres videos cortos cuales fueron dibujados a mano y explican el sistema del Russian River.
A complete recording of the recently held Public Policy Facilitating Committee is now available on Sonoma Water’s website, along with the first of three short hand-drawn videos that explain the Russian River system.
Starting Monday, March 22, groundwater users who own property in the Santa Rosa Plain area will have an opportunity to review and update their water use information.
On Tuesday, March 9, 2021 the Public Policy Facilitating Committee (PPFC) will host its annual meeting to receive reports and presentations on various projects designed to help restore endangered and threatened fish to the Russian River watershed, while maintaining the region’s primary water supply.
In anticipation of the first big storm of the winter, the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 will begin the process of deflating its rubber dam located in the Russian River near Forestville.
Un pequeño hoyo cercas de una alcantarilla subterránea creó un pequeño bache junto a River Road el martes por la tarde cerca de la estación principal de bombeo del Distrito de Saneamiento del Condado de Russian River (Russian River County Sanitation District).
A small hole near the top of an underground manhole created a small sinkhole adjacent to River Road Tuesday afternoon near the Russian River County Sanitation District (District) main lift station.
Approximately 9,500 rural well owners in Sonoma County will soon be receiving a survey designed to elicit their concerns and ideas about local groundwater conditions.
Sonoma Water announced today that the Emergency Water Conservation Request that was issued at the start of the Walbridge and Meyers fires has been rescinded.
The meetings are an opportunity for well owners, farmers and others in Petaluma Valley, Sonoma Valley and Santa Rosa Plain to learn about groundwater in these basins and to help define local, sustainable groundwater management.
The Public Hearing to consider increasing the annual sewer service charge provided by and scheduled for the Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Water Agency on behalf of the Sanitation Zones of Airport-Larkfield-Wikiup, Geyserville, Penngrove, and Sea Ranch, and the Boards of the County Sanitation Districts of Occidental, Russian River, Sonoma Valley, and South Park that was previously scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 8:30AM has been continued until Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 1:30 PM.
On Tuesday, April 21, 2020 the Sonoma County Water Agency Board of Directors unanimously approved a $59-million Water Transmission system budget for 2020-21.
The Public Policy Facilitating Committee (PPFC) annual meeting and tour scheduled for March 12, 2020 at the Healdsburg Community Center have been postponed due to concerns for public health and safety as the result of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak.
The Biological Opinion requirements include reducing minimum summertime flows in the Russian River and Dry Creek; changing the way the sandbar is managed at the mouth of the Russian River between May 15 and October 15; enhancing habitat in Dry Creek; and fish monitoring.
Due to a dry February and warm temperatures, the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) today began the process of inflating its rubber dam located in the Russian River near Forestville.
The Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) today began the process of deflating its rubber dam located in the Russian River near Forestville.
During the months of October and November, up to 21 groundwater monitoring wells will be drilled near Sonoma County creeks to provide new information to managers and the public on the link between groundwater and stream flows.
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