Press Release Archive

    View current Press Releases

     

     2016 Press Releases

    2016-12-22 Initial Study and Negative Declaration Available for Public Review For Occidental Wastewater Transport Compliance Project
    2016-11-14 Fish Flow Project Hearings to be Held This Week
    2016-10-10 Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership Wins 2016 WaterSense Awards
    2016-10-07 Community Meetings Planned for Public Review of Private Sewer Lateral Ordinance
    2016-10-05 Sonoma County Water Agency to Install 14 Isolation Valves in Water Transmission System to Prepare for Earthquakes
    2016-10-04 Board Extends Comment Period and Adds Two Hearings for Fish Flow Project
    2016-09-22 White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Recognizes Sonoma County Climate Resilience Team, Launches Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness
    2016-09-19 Public Comment Period Extended and Additional Hearings Added on Fish Flow Project
    2016-08-31 Climate Adaptation Roadmap to Tackle Future Climate Change Impacts on Water Agency Water Supply, Flood Control and Sanitation Facilities
    2016-08-19 Project Proposes Changes in Russian River Flows to Benefit Endangered Coho, Steelhead
    2016-07-19 $485,000 Storm Water Grant Awarded to Local Partners
    2016-07-07 Russian River Inflatable Rubber Dam Going Up
    2016-06-27 Dry Creek Habitat Enhancement Gets Under Way Again
    2016-06-22 Public Input Sought on Hazard Mitigation Plan for Russian River County Sanitation District
    2016-06-22 Resilient Water Supply System Described at Urban Water Management Plan Public Hearing, Water Agency Board of Directors Adopts Plan
    2016-06-21 Workshops Slated to Update Well Owners On Local Compliance with Groundwater Act
    2016-06-20 Lake Sonoma, Lake Mendocino Mussel Prevention Efforts Receive $600,000 Boost from State Prevention Grant Program
    2016-06-15 2016 Stream Maintenance Program Balances Habitat Enhancement, Flood Control Conveyance
    2016-06-14 Sonoma Valley Re-Opens Recycled Water Fill Station for Local Residents to Use in Outdoor Watering
    2016-06-08 Summer Jobs Available for Teens and Young Adults
    2016-06-01 Draft 2015 Urban Water Management Plan Available for Public Review
    2016-05-13 Russian River Summertime Flow Order Received
    2016-05-10 Sonoma Green Business Awards Recognize Businesses for Environmental Achievements
    2016-05-02 Changed Conditions on Russian River Downstream of Wohler Bridge
    2016-04-20 Passport Weekend Provides Guests the Opportunity to Learn About Winegrowers' Effort to Protect Local Salmon
    2016-04-19 New Water Transmission Budget Includes Drinking Water Pipeline Improvement Projects with $5 Million in Federal Grants
    2016-04-18 Eco-Friendly Garden Tour Offers Inspiration for Drought Friendly Native Gardens and Urban Homesteads
    2016-04-04 Community Meeting to Review Russian River Estuary Project
    2016-03-22 White House Water Summit Features Sonoma County Water Agency Initiatives
    2016-03-04 NOAA Fisheries and Sonoma County Water Agency Sign First-Ever Agreement for Collaborative Stewardship of Salmon and Steelhead
    2016-01-14 Bay Area Advanced Rainfall Forecasting and Flood Warning Project Receives $19 Million from State
    2016-01-13 Dry Creek Community Meeting will Provide Update on the Habitat Enhancement Project
    2016-01-13 Heavy Rainfall Causes Wastewater Overflows in Penngrove Sanitation Zone

     

    2015 Press Releases

    2015-12-28 Community Meeting on Alternatives for Improving Occidental County Sanitation District
    2015-12-23 Flood Control Maintenance Project Proposed for Petaluma Valley and Upper Sonoma Creek Watersheds
    2015-11-10 Public Meeting in Sonoma to Present Alternatives to Alleviate Flooding for First Street West
    2015-11-03 Workshops Slated to Inform Well Owners of New Groundwater Act
    2015-10-27 Sonoma Valley Recycled Water Fill Station closing after successful first season
    2015-10-26 Public Input Sought on Hazard Mitigation Plan for Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District
    2015-10-09 Legislation to Improve Weather Forecasting for Water Management Signed by Governor Brown
    2015-10-08 Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership Wins 2015 WaterSense Partner of the Year Award
    2015-09-15 Water Agency holds final public tour of 2015
    2015-09-01 Drought Drive Up Events Coming to Roseland, Windsor, and North Marin Water District
    2015-08-28 Sonoma Valley Opens Residential Recycled Water Fill Station
    2015-07-30 Water Agency Applauds Senators Feinstein and Boxer for Introducing California Emergency Drought Relief Act
    2015-07-22 Sonoma Valley Community Drought Update and Drought Drive-Up Event
    2015-07-13 Sonoma Valley Community Drought Update and Drought Drive-Up Event
    2015-07-09 Coalition Forms to Boost Water Conservation Messages and Drought Programs
    2015-07-09 Environmental Review Released for Dry Creek Habitat Enhancement Project
    2015-06-29 Changed Conditions on Russian River Near Wohler Bridge
    2015-05-28 Community Meeting Scheduled to Review Russian River Estuary Project and Summer River Flows
    2015-05-21 Water Smart Expo Offers Expert Advice and Water-Saving Giveaways Amidst Historic Drought
    2015-05-19 2015 Sonoma Green Business Awards Recognize Businesses for Environmental Achievements
    2015-05-05 Eco-Friendly Garden Tour Offers Ideas for Drought Gardening
    2015-05-01 Reduced Russian River Flows Approved by State Water Resources Control Board
    2015-04-23 Temporary Reduction in Russian River Flows Requested
    2015-04-06 Water Agency Achieves Carbon Free Water by 2015
    2015-03-27 Water Agency announces 2015 public tours schedule
    2015-03-27 Free public tour of Sonoma Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant offered
    2015-03-17 Statement from Sonoma County Water Agency General Manager Grant Davis on State Water Board Vote to Toughen Water Restrictions
    2015-03-09 Community Invited to March 19 Open House: Recycled Water Pipeline Proposed to Irrigate Landscape at Sonoma Valley Unified School District, City Park
    2015-03-04 Russian River Salmon and Steelhead Monitoring Program Awarded $1.8-million Grant to Continue Work
    2015-01-27 Public Meeting in Sonoma to Receive Input on Flood Control Alternatives for 1st Street West
    2015-01-21 Join a Virtual Tour of Local Fish Habitat Restoration

     

    2014 Press Releases

    2014-12-23 Scoping Meeting for Occidental County Sanitation District Recycled Water Solutions
    2014-12-11 Atmospheric River Triggers Wastewater Overflows
    2014-10-24 Changed Conditions on Russian River Near Wohler Bridge
    2014-10-22 Safe Medicine Disposal Policies, Collection Program to be Discussed at October 29 Symposium
    2014-10-21 Cotati Aqueduct Leak Update: Repair Work Completed, No Interruption to Service
    2014-10-20 Water Agency Responds to Cotati Aqueduct Leak: No Interruption to Service
    2014-10-16 Sonoma Valley Strategic Water Resources Management Workshop Scheduled for October 30
    2014-10-10 Groundwater Management Plan adopted for the Santa Rosa Plain
    2014-09-17 Groundwater Management Plan proposed for the Santa Rosa Plain
    2014-08-26 Community Meeting for Occidental County Sanitation District Recycled Water Solutions
    2014-08-15 Water Bond Could Provide Significant Resources to Sonoma County
    2014-08-14 North Bay Water Suppliers Deploy New Water Management Tools in Response to Ongoing Drought
    2014-07-21 Changed Conditions on Russian River Near Wohler Bridge
    2014-07-08 County of Sonoma, Water Agency Participates in Electric Vehicle Fleet National Demonstration Project
    2014-06-18 Public Input Solicited for Hazard Mitigation Plans in Sonoma Valley, Russian River County Sanitation Districts
    2014-06-11 Construction Starts on Russian River Fish Passage Improvement Project
    2014-06-02 Water Resources Reform and Development Act Includes Russian River Biological Opinion Authorization
    2014-05-22 Meeting Slated to Discuss Summer Plans for Estuary
    2014-05-19 Russian River Inflatable Rubber Dam Going Up - Fishermen, Boaters Must Portage Around Dam
    2014-05-19 Beware Invasive Mussels: Popeye returns to Lakes Sonoma, Mendocino
    2014-04-29 Valley-Wide Meeting Slated to Discuss Dry Creek Construction this Summer
    2014-04-25 Community Forums to Focus on Groundwater Management Plan for the Santa Rosa Plain
    2014-04-16 Drought Drive-Up Events, Town Hall meetings Start on April 23
    2014-04-01 Drought Town Hall Meetings Scheduled
    2014-03-17 Fix a Leak Week, March 17-23
    2014-03-14 Water Agency Director and Supervisor Susan Gorin to Host Community Meeting on the State of the Sonoma Valley Water Supply
    2014-03-10 Dry Creek Habitat Enhancement Study Included in U.S. Army Corps FY14 Work Plan
    2014-03-04 Studies Begin of Historic Russian River Estuary Jetty
    2014-02-26 Community Meeting for Occidental County Sanitation District Recycled Water Solutions
    2014-02-20 Statements on Introduction of Emergency Drought Relief Legislation
    2014-02-13 Broken Pipe Causes Wastewater Overflows
    2014-02-07 Congressman Huffman Introduces Critical Reservoir Reoperation Legislation, the FORECAST Act
    2014-02-03 Voluntary 20 Percent Water Conservation Request Issued to North Bay Water Utilities
    2014-01-22 $73 Million Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Grant Workshop Announced
    2014-01-21 Statement from Sonoma County Water Agency Regarding Governor's Drought Declaration
    2014-01-16 Seismic Upgrade to Begin on Russian River Diversion Structure
    2014-01-14 Dry Creek Vineyard a Key Partner in Restoring Endangered Fish
    2014-01-08 Sonoma Community Meeting Slated To Discuss $1.9 Million Grant to Reduce Flood Risks
    2014-01-07 Local Water Utilities to Community: The Drought is On. Turn the Water Off.
    2014-01-02 State Water Resources Control Board Approves Temporary Urgency Change Petition

     

    2013 Press Releases

    2013-12-20 Public Meeting Slated on 15-Year Russian River Plan
    2013-11-21 Coho release into Dry Creek Habitat Restoration Sites
    2013-11-20 Master Gardeners and Sonoma County Water Agency Partner on Garden Sense Program
    2013-11-06 Three Steps to Reduce Water Use and Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District Sewer Bills
    2013-11-05 Global Geographic Information Systems Day comes to Sonoma County
    2013-10-24 U.S. House of Representatives Approves Water Resources Bill That Directly Impacts Russian River Water Supply System
    2013-10-17 Businesses to Discuss Water Use Efficiency Best Management Practices at Free Workshop
    2013-10-16 Sonoma County Integrated Water Management Projects Recommended to Receive $2.9 Million in State Bond Funding
    2013-10-14 Community Meeting for Occidental County Sanitation District Recycled Water Solutions
    2013-10-07 North Coast Resource Partnership Conference Reports on 100 plus Projects
    2013-10-03 Sonoma Marin Saving Water Partnership Wins 2013 EPA WaterSense Excellence Award
    2013-08-14 Opening Celebration of the Napa Sonoma Salt Marsh Restoration Pipeline
    2013-08-02 Seismic Upgrade Work Successfully Completed on Sonoma County Water Supply Pipeline
    2013-07-29 Seismic Upgrade Work Continues on Sonoma County Water Supply Pipeline
    2013-07-18 Grant Received to Advance Sonoma Valley Groundwater Recharge Efforts
    2013-07-08 Sonoma Valley Draft Salt and Nutrient Management Plan Release
    2013-06-27 Beat the Heat Alert Issued, Water Users Encouraged to Use Water Wisely
    2013-06-25 Workshop Scheduled on Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Study
    2013-06-17 2013 Stream Maintenance Program Balances Habitat Enhancement, Flood Control Conveyance
    2013-06-13 Meeting Slated to Discuss Dry Creek Construction this Summer
    2013-06-11 Youth Workers Kick-off Summer Jobs Program
    2013-06-10 Open House for Occidental County Sanitation District Recycled Water Storage and Beneficial Reuse Project
    2013-05-30 20-Gallon Challenge Public Awareness Effort Debuts to Help Save Water this Summer
    2013-05-13 Popeye the Mussel-Sniffing Dog to Inspect Boats at Lake Sonoma and Lake Mendocino
    2013-05-03 Meeting Slated to Discuss Summer Plans for Estuary
    2013-05-01 May Kicks off Water Awareness Month
    2013-04-12 Water Contractors Unanimously Approve Proposed Water Transmission Budget
    2013-03-29 Water Agency Installs Screw Traps to Monitor Endangered Russian River Salmon
    2013-03-28 Proposed Sanitation Rate Increase Notices Issued
    2013-03-26 Seismic Upgrade Work Begins on Sonoma County Water Supply Pipeline
    2013-03-25 Sonoma County Water Agency Discusses Future Plans at Upcoming Workshop
    2013-03-19 Fix a Leak Week Kicks off with Photo Contest
    2013-03-06 Sonoma County Water Agency Recognized with Prestigious Award for Leadership in Climate Change Efforts
    2013-02-08 Strategic Plan Workshops Scheduled
    2013-02-06 Sonoma County Water Agency Recipient of $1.2 Million Grant for Fishway Project
    2013-01-28 Water Agency announces 2013 public tours schedule
    2013-01-23 Saving Water Partnership Annual Report: Regional Program Continues to Meet State's Water Conservation Goal
    2013-01-22 January 28 Public Workshop for the Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan to discuss Project Selection, Financing, and Collaboration
    2013-01-14 Wind Turbine Installed at Geyserville Wastewater Treatment Plant
    2013-01-09 Community Open House Meeting on Santa Rosa Aqueduct Seismic Upgrade Project Scheduled for January 30th

     

    2012 Press Releases

    2012-12-17 Analysis of New Fish Screen, Ladder Released
    2012-12-06 Public Meeting Slated on 15-Year Russian River Plan
    2012-12-04 Sonoma Clean Power Authority Created, Clearing Way for Next Steps in Developing a Community Choice Aggregation Program
    2012-11-30 Heavy Rainfall Causes Wastewater Overflows
    2012-10-31 Water Agency Stops Potable Water Supply Leak
    2012-10-25 Program Launched To Fund School Energy and Water Retrofits
    2012-10-17 Public Hearing on Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Management Plan
    2012-10-16 Groundbreaking for $1.8 Million Fish Habitat Enhancement of Dry Creek
    2012-09-25 Statewide Mussel Prevention Funding Program Signed by Governor Brown
    2012-09-24 Santa Rosa Creek Trail Temporary Closure
    2012-09-17 Santa Rosa Aqueduct to be Temporarily Shut down in Preparation for Seismic Upgrade Project, Replace Aging Infrastructure
    2012-09-14 First Russian River Chinook of 2012 Season Makes Video Debut
    2012-09-13 Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District Re-launches Popular Water Efficiency Program
    2012-09-10 Water Agency Stops Potable Water Supply Leak
    2012-09-04 Public Meetings Set to Discuss Quagga/Zebra Mussel Prevention Planning Efforts
    2012-08-31 Water Agency to Update Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
    2012-08-29 Construction Starts on Two Dry Creek Fish Habitat Projects
    2012-08-23 Quagga/Zebra Mussel Sniffing Dog to Inspect Boats at Lake Sonoma, Lake Mendocino this Labor Day Weekend
    2012-08-15 Safe Medicine Disposal Round Up Week Scheduled for September 17 - 22
    2012-07-26 Water Efficiency Booth, Invasive Mussel Boat Display at Sonoma County Fairgrounds
    2012-07-24 Watershed Public Education Television Series Debuts
    2012-07-16 Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Public Outreach Workshop Scheduled for July 23
    2012-07-12 Water Agency work crews begin maintenance work at Spring Lake flood protection structure
    2012-06-19 Supervisor Mike McGuire to Host Community Meeting on proposed Small Wind Turbine at Geyserville Wastewater Treatment Plant
    2012-05-24 2012 Stream Maintenance Program Balances Habitat Enhancement, Flood Control Conveyance
    2012-05-21 Students Receive Awards for Water Awareness Month Video Contest
    2012-05-14 Russian River Rubber Dam to be Inflated: Fishermen, Boaters Must Portage Around Dam
    2012-05-11 Water Agency, County of Sonoma Join Regional Effort to Prevent Spread of Invasive Mussels
    2012-05-08 Sonoma County Water Agency Achieves Climate Registry Platinum Status
    2012-05-02 Opening of New "Nursery" for Endangered Russian River Salmon
    2012-04-10 Board Takes Next Step on Community Energy Plan
    2012-04-02 Proposed Rate Increase Notices Issued to County Sanitation Ratepayers
    2012-03-30 March Miracle Rainfall Improves Water Supply Outlook
    2012-03-16 Russian River County Sanitation District to Unveil New Ultraviolet Disinfection System
    2012-03-14 Survey Shows Support for Community Energy Plan
    2012-03-06 Sonoma Valley Recycled Water Reservoir Wins Environmental Award
    2012-03-01 Russian River Water Supply System Designated "Critical"
    2012-02-27 East Washington Street Lane Closures Slated for Tree Removal
    2012-02-22 Russian River Watershed Independent Science Review Panel Established
    2012-02-21 Water supply, sanitation public tours scheduled
    2012-02-09 Additional Federal Funding Secured for Russian River Biological Opinion Projects
    2012-02-08 Grant funding meeting scheduled for Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan
    2012-02-07 Public Meeting Scheduled on 15-year Plan for Russian River Fisheries, Water Supply
    2012-02-06 High-Efficiency Fixture Direct-Install Program Returns
    2012-02-01 Russian River Water Supply System Designated "Dry"
    2012-01-23 Russian River Rubber Dam being lowered in preparation for rain

     

    2011 Press Releases

    2011-12-20 Santa Rosa Aqueduct to receive seismic upgrade
    2011-12-16 New Sonoma Valley Medicine Drop-Off Locations
    2011-12-09 New Medicine Drop-Off Location at Sonoma County Water Agency
    2011-11-23 Petaluma Meeting on Multi-Benefit Flood Control Projects
    2011-11-21 New Volume-Based Rate Structure Proposed for Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District
    2011-11-15 Water Agency Board Approves Dry Creek Habitat Demonstration Project
    2011-11-10 Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor Tours New 37 Million Gallon Sonoma Valley Recycled Water Reservoir
    2011-10-17 National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant Received for Russian River Estuary Study
    2011-10-14 Lake Mendocino Water Releases Increased to Secure Flood Control Capacity
    2011-10-12 Sonoma Meeting on Stormwater Management-Groundwater Recharge Scoping Study
    2011-09-29 Over 1,100 Pounds of Unwanted Medicine Collected During Round Up Week
    2011-09-28 Petaluma Meeting on Multi-Benefit Flood Control Projects
    2011-09-21 250 Pounds of Unwanted Medicine Collected - Round Up Week Concludes September 23
    2011-09-20 Creek Maintenance Parallels Highway 101
    2011-09-01 Public Encouraged to Drop Off Unwanted Medicine September 19 to September 23
    2011-08-24 State Approves Funding for North Coast and Bay Area Projects
    2011-08-16 Final Estuary Management Project Environmental Review Certified and Project Approved
    2011-08-11 Construction Begins on New 37 Million Gallon Sonoma Valley Recycled Water Reservoir
    2011-08-10 Water supply public tours scheduled
    2011-07-28 Final Estuary Management Project Environmental Review Released
    2011-07-05 Public Tours of Sonoma Valley, Russian River Sanitation Districts Scheduled
    2011-06-21 Innovative Biomass Project Receives Approval to Move Ahead
    2011-06-20 2011 Stream Maintenance Program Balances Habitat Enhancement, Flood Control Conveyance
    2011-06-14 Sewer Main, Recycled Water Pipeline Projects in Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District
    2011-06-10 Department of Fish and Game Awards $250,000 Grant for Mirabel Fish Ladder Replacement Project
    2011-06-08 State Water Board Orders Lower Summertime Flows in Russian River
    2011-06-08 Youth Workers Kick-off Summer Jobs Program
    2011-06-02 Drilling of Sonoma Valley Groundwater Monitoring Wells Commences
    2011-05-20 Public Encouraged to Attend Hearing on 2010 Urban Water Management Plan
    2011-05-06 Russian River Rubber Dam to be Inflated
    2011-05-06 Safe Medicine Disposal Program Rounds Up 600 Pounds of Unwanted Medication
    2011-05-02 Water Agency Stream Maintenance Program Endorsed by San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
    2011-04-19 Occidental Composting Toilet Demonstration Program Launched
    2011-04-06 Russian River, Occidental Sanitation Districts Launch Direct Installation Program
    2011-03-22 Board Approves Energy Policy and Community Choice Aggregation Program Feasibility Study
    2011-03-22 Russian River County Sanitation District Overflow
    2011-03-21 Update: Storm related wastewater overflows, damage
    2011-03-20 Heavy Rain Causes 900 Gallon Wastewater Overflow in Sonoma
    2011-03-08 Stream Maintenance Program Manual Receives "Outstanding Environmental Resource Document" Award
    2011-02-15 Grant Davis Appointed Sonoma County Water Agency General Manager
    2011-01-14 Water Agency Receives Global Standardization Certifications
    2011-01-05 Last Opportunity for Public to Attend Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Planning Workshop

     

    2010 Press Releases

    2010-12-29 Update: Water Agency Estimates a Total of 28,250 Gallons of Wastewater Overflowed from Several Southern Sonoma County Locations
    2010-12-21 Water Agency Responds to Weather-Related Events in Sonoma Valley
    2010-12-16 Estuary Management Plan Environmental Review Released
    2010-11-30 Sebastopol Workshop on Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Planning
    2010-11-12 Workshops Scheduled on Groundwater Planning
    2010-11-04 Sonoma County Water Agency Releases "Fish Flow" Environmental Document
    2010-11-04 November 4 Public Meeting Slated to Discuss Russian River Flow Reductions
    2010-10-28 Santa Rosa Aqueduct Gets Major Check-up, Receives $1.3 Million FEMA Grant
    2010-10-22 North Bay Drinking Water Aqueduct to be Shut Down for Maintenance
    2010-10-11 State Appellate Court Upholds Sonoma County Water Agency Water Management Plan
    2010-10-08 Bay Area Streams to be Clear Cut under New Federal Policy, Community and Local Officials join together to send a message to the Feds, Save Our Trees
    2010-09-24 Agricultural Clean Energy Project Financing Pursued
    2010-09-21 Water Agency Board Recognizes Pollution Prevention Week
    2010-09-07 Stream Maintenance Work to Commence in Santa Rosa Creek, Prince Memorial Greenway
    2010-08-02 Youth Workers Explore their Future
    2010-07-26 Repair Work Successful at Sonoma Creek Wastewater Leak Site
    2010-07-19 Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District Receives State Fine
    2010-07-13 Water Agency Stops Sonoma Creek Wastewater Leak in 3 Hours
    2010-06-10 Russian River Rubber Dam to be Inflated June 14
    2010-06-09 Public Tour of Sonoma Valley Sanitation District
    2010-06-01 $849,000 Summer Youth Employment Program Approved by Sonoma County Board of Supervisors
    2010-05-25 Russian River Summer Flows Modified by Requirements of Biological Opinion
    2010-05-24 Treated Wastewater Accidently Released from Russian River Sanitation Plant
    2010-05-21 Students Receive Awards for Water Awareness Month Video Contest
    2010-05-17 Water Agency Director Paul Kelley Appointed to California Water Commission
    2010-05-14 Three Meetings Scheduled in Jenner, Santa Rosa on Estuary Management Plan
    2010-05-11 Climate Protection Everybody Profits
    2010-05-03 Water Awareness Month Kicks Off
    2010-04-30 Cal EPA Secretary Adams, Schwarzenegger Administration Applauds Energy Independence Program
    2010-04-29 $24 Million Distributed to Local Energy, Water Efficiency Projects
    2010-04-20 Normal Service Resumed on Santa Rosa Aqueduct
    2010-04-19 Water Agency Responds to Santa Rosa Aqueduct Leak
    2010-04-09 Conservation Direct-Installation Program Exceeds Expectations, Program to Close on April 30, 2010
    2010-03-29 SCWA Board Endorses Water Bond on November 2010 Ballot
    2010-03-08 Sonoma County Water Agency Selects Jay Jasperse as Interim Chief Engineer
    2010-02-22 North Coast Counties One Step Closer to Starting Energy Independence Program
    2010-02-03 Board Announces Grant Davis as Interim Water Agency General Manager
    2010-01-27 Dry Creek Biological Opinion work enters second phase
    2010-01-25 Water Agency Responds to Multiple Wastewater Overflows in Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District
    2010-01-13 Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Work Moving Forward

    2009 Press Releases

    2009-12-15 Water Agency Board Approves Composting Toilet Pilot Project
    2009-12-08 Green Jobs Created Through $100 Million Sonoma County Energy Independence Program
    2009-12-03 SCWA Director Paul Kelley Elected President of the Association of California Water Agencies
    2009-12-02 Santa Rosa and Sonoma County Water Agency Recognized for Environmental Stewardship
    2009-11-20 Launch of Russian River Anglers Outreach Program
    2009-11-04 Sonoma County Time Off Program Saves $4.3 Million - Many County Offices Will Close Dec. 24 through Jan. 3
    2009-10-16 Nominations Sought for Water Conservation, Water Management Projects
    2009-10-01 Low Water Storage Notifications Made, Help Beat the Heat
    2009-09-15 Future Water Supply Focuses on Conservation, Reuse
    2009-09-14 Judge Denies Santa Rosa Legal Maneuver
    2009-09-11 Water Agency Director Expresses Concerns on Legal Maneuver to Prevent Elected Board from Acting
    2009-08-18 Free High Efficiency Fixtures and Direct Installation Program Approved
    2009-07-28 Corps monitors Warm Springs Dam to ensure safety
    2009-07-20 North Coast Region Resumes Work on Proposition 50 Water Management Projects
    2009-07-16 Preliminary Permits Approved for Feasibility Study of Sonoma Coast Hydrokinetic Energy Project
    2009-06-30 $1 Million RESCO Grant Approved for Energy Independence Projects
    2009-06-29 250 Young People Gather for Start of Summer Jobs Program
    2009-06-11 Save Our Water Campaign Kicks Off
    2009-06-10 Stream Maintenance Activities Begin June 18
    2009-06-03 Water Agency Responds to 400 Gallon Wastewater Overflow in Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District
    2009-06-01 State Water Resources Control Board Confirms 25 Percent Reduction in Water Diversions, Loosens Ban on Commercial Turf Irrigation
    2009-05-25 Students Receive Awards for Water Awareness Month Video Contest
    2009-05-19 Economic Catastrophe Likely for North Coast Region if State Bond Payments Not Received
    2009-05-12 Sonoma County Sanitation Water Efficiency Rebate Program Launched
    2009-05-12 Despite Lower Flows, Business as Usual On the Russian River
    2009-05-05 Water Awareness Month Kicks Off
    2009-05-04 Rain is Falling, Turn off Your Sprinklers
    2009-04-29 Vineyard Irrigation/Cooling Water Conservation Demonstration Breaks Ground
    2009-04-24 Sonoma Valley groundwater monitoring doubled in 2008
    2009-04-16 Federal Agency Accepts Sonoma County Wave Bnergy Applications
    2009-04-10 State Water Board Orders Ban on Turf Irrigation
    2009-04-08 Public Workshop Focuses on Sonoma County's Future Water Supply
    2009-04-07 Russian River Flows to be Reduced, 25 Percent Reduction in Russian River Diversions Ordered by State Water Resources Control Board
    2009-04-01 Carbon World Conference Praises Water Agency for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Research
    2009-03-31 President Obama Approves Funding for Sonoma, North Bay Recycled Water Projects
    2009-03-30 Grand Opening of $100 Million Sonoma County Energy Independence Program (SCEIP)
    2009-03-30 Fisheries Monitoring Program Begins March 31, Fish Screw Traps to be Installed in Russian River
    2009-03-26 Surplus Water Users Receive Temporary Termination of Service Notification
    2009-03-26 Sonoma County Local Government Coalition Test Drives Nissan's Electric Car Prototype
    2009-03-24 Water Releases Increased from Lake Mendocino at Request of Department of Fish and Game
    2009-03-12 Water Releases Increased from Lake Mendocino to Comply with State Instream Flow Requirements
    2009-03-05 Normal Water Year Declared by SCWA Water Rights Permits
    2009-02-26 Stream Maintenance Crew Makes Monumental Find, Stolen Oakmont Cowboy Statue
    2009-02-24 Recent Rainfall Increases Storage Levels, Conservation Still Likely, Public Meetings Scheduled
    2009-02-17 Water Agency Responds to 4,200 Gallon Wastewater Overflow in Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District
    2009-02-03 Sonoma County Energy Independence Program to Help Pay for Water Conservation Measures
    2009-02-02 Water Storage Projection: Reservoir Will Run Dry
    2009-01-29 North Bay Water Storage Hits Uncharted Territory, New Projection Prompts 30-50% Mandatory Rationing
    2009-01-13 Water Supply Shortages and Layoffs Likely for North Coast Region if Pooled Money Investment Board

     

    2008 Press Releases

    2008-12-22     Wet Weather Prompts Routine Deflation of Rubber Dam

    2008-12-11     SCWA Contributes to the United Nations Climate Change Conference...

    2008-12-11     SCWA Responds to 50 Gallon Wastewater Spill in SVCSD

    2008-09-26     Public Meeting Will Address "Biological Opinion" on Fisheries...

    2008-09-25     Maintenance and Restoration Work Begins on Adobe Creek

    2008-09-16     Sonoma County Approves Landmark Program, AB 811

    2008-09-09     Warm Springs Dam...to Temporarily Lower Flows in Dry Creek, Russian River

    2008-07-02     Bay Area Agencies to Launch...Conservation Campaign

    2008-06-26     Russian River Receives Conservation Innovation Grant

    2008-06-25     House Committee Approves $20 Million for...Energy Efficiency Program

    2008-06-24     Flood Protection, Sediment Removal Begins on Sonoma County Streams

    2008-06-23     Grease Clogs Sewer Mainline in Boyes Hot Springs, CA

    2008-06-09     Surplus Water Service Temporarily Terminated

    2008-05-27     Severe Dry Spring Means Using Less Water

    2008-05-22     Groundwater Grant Proposal Receives Top Statewide Ranking

    2008-05-21     Students to Begin Copeland Creek Cleanup

    2008-05-12     Gualala Pump Station Spills Recycled Water

    2008-04-22     Groundwater Panel to Receive Gold Resolution from Agency Board of Directors

    2008-04-11     Senator Wiggins Secures Urgency Funding for Coastal Fishery Restoration

    2008-04-03     Swift Action by Army Corps...Averts Immediate Dry Conditions in Lake Mendocino

    2007 Press Releases

    2007-08-31     Agency Responds, Repairs Failing Power Generator at Warm Springs Dam

    2007-07-24     Grape Growers Heed Call for Water Conservation

    2007-07-20     Grease Clogs Sewer Line, Causes Overflow in Occidental

    2007-07-18     Light Rainfall to Result in 600 Acre-Feet of Water Savings

    2007-07-16     Difficulties Arise in...Meeting State Ordered Conservation Efforts

    2007-07-06     1.5 Megawatts of Solar Power Dedicated at Agency...Facilities

    2007-07-03     1.5 Megawatts of Solar Power to be Dedicated at Agency...Facilities

    2007-06-28     Surplus Water Service Temporarily Terminated

    2007-06-15     Agency Responds to Incident at Sonoma Work Site

    2007-06-14     Mandatory 15 Percent Water Conservation Ordered

    2007-06-13     Mandatory Water Conservation to be Announced

    2007-06-12     Regional Water Conservation Campaign Focuses on Top 10 Conservation Tips

    2007-05-30     Sonoma County’s First Plug-In Hybrid to be Unveiled...on June 4

    2007-05-25     Sonoma County...to Unveil Climate Protection Achievements, Goals

    2007-05-15     SCWA to Begin Process for Amending Water Rights, Russian River Flow

    2007-05-14     Authorization Sought to Begin...Amending Water Rights, Russian River Flow

    2007-05-10     State Water Board Grants Reduced Flows

    2007-04-24     Agency Receives Authorization to File Petition  for...Flows

    2007-04-20     Urgent Changes...Sought to Protect Threatened Chinook Salmon

    2007-04-12     Lake Mendocino...to Reach Unprecendented Low Levels

    2007-04-10     Dangerously Low Water Supply Levels Projected