Kern Water Bank February 11, 2019

The Kern Water Bank Authority held its Monday, February 11, 2019 meeting at its Bakersfield headquarters. Chairman Bill Phillimore called the meeting a bit later as a couple of directors were late. I'm not telling who and it helped me because my computer loaded like a...

San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority February 7, 2019

The San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority held its Thursday, February 7, 2019 board of directors meeting at its Los Banos headquarters. For many years I’ve been telling you they meet in the old Miller & Lux building. For many years I’ve been wrong. I always...

Kaweah Delta Water Conservation District February 5, 2019

The Kaweah Delta Water Conservation District held its Tuesday, February 5, 2019 board of directors meeting at its Farmersville headquarters. Chairman Don Mills called the meeting to order at 9am. There was no public comment but General Manager Mark Larsen had a trash...

Alphabet Soup

A List of Water Related Acronyms - ALWRA   A AB – Assembly Bill ACE – Army Corps of Engineers ACWA – Association of California Water Agencies AEWSD or Arvin – Arvin Edison Water Storage District a/f – acre feet, some engineering resources use a-f   B BBID –...

Kern Groundwater Authority GSA January 23, 2019

The Kern Groundwater Authority Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its Wednesday, January 23, 2019 board of directors meeting at the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce headquarters in downtown Bakersfield. We used to meet at the Kern County Board of Supervisors...

Kern Water Bank December 10, 2018

The Kern Water Bank Authority held its Monday, December 10, 2018 meeting at its opulent Bakersfield headquarters. I like a board room with a stuffed coyote and free soda pop. Very much to my surprise Chairman Bill Phillimore called to the meeting to order at 3:03 pm,...

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East Kaweah GSA Board December 3, 2018

The East Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its board of directors on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the Exeter Museum in Exeter of all places. The meeting space is upstairs in what I think used to be the jail. There are more than 20-seats at the three tables...

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Westlands Water District November 20, 2018

The Westlands Water District board of directors met on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at its Fresno headquarters. This was not one of those standing room only meetings with dignitaries hogging all the good seats. It was all semi to fully happy faces. You get to know these...

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Kern Water Bank November 12, 2018

The Kern Water Bank Authority held its Monday, November 12, 2018 board meeting at its semi-plush Bakersfield headquarters. At 3:00 pm promptly, Chairman Bill Phillimore dropped the hammer and we got it in gear. Quick as I can type Dave Beard, Kern County Water Agency...

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