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May 11, 2022

OWOW Call for Projects Deadline Extension to June 1, 2022

As you are aware, the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) commenced the Call for Projects for Proposition 1 Round 2 Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) grant funding in January, 2022. Based on recent information from the Department of Water Resources (DWR), SAWPA is again extending the Call for Projects deadline to Wednesday June 1, 2022, at 5:00 pm PST.
May 5, 2022

SAWPA’s Board of Commissioners Approves PFAS Resolution

April 21, 2022

SAWPA’S Budget Recognized With Distinguished Budget Presentation Award By Government Finance Officers Association

January 18, 2022

Forthcoming PFAS Regional Analysis Phase I RFP

This is an Advance Notice that the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) intends to issue a solicitation in the first quarter of 2022 for Phase I of a PFAS Regional Analysis for the Santa Ana River Watershed. The purpose of Phase I is to perform PFAS data collection and review of predictive PFAS models for the fate and transport of PFAS in surface flows of the Santa Ana River Watershed above Prado Dam. This announcement includes information on previously prepared Santa Ana River Watershed Predictive Water Quality Models, which may be considered as part of a PFAS Regional Analysis Predictive PFAS Model. More detailed information about these three models will be included in the forthcoming RFP. See below:   2008 Santa Ana River Wasteload Allocation Model for TDS and Nitrogen by Wildermuth Environmental for the SAWPA Basin Monitoring Program Task Force 2019 Santa Ana River Wasteload Allocation Model for TDS and Nitrogen by Geoscience Support Systems for SAWPA Basin Monitoring Program Task Force 2021 Integrated Santa Ana River Model as prepared by Geoscience Support Systems for SBVMWD (NOTE: Files are large and may need a few moments to load for viewing) Part 1 of 5: Text Part 2 of 5: Figures (Part 1) Part 3 of 5: Figures (Part 2) Part 4 of 5: Tables Part 5 of 5: Appendices   Primary point of contact: Mark Norton Email: mnorton@sawpa.org Phone Number:  Office 951-354-4221, Mobile 951-538-5254
March 4, 2021

SAWPA On-Line Santa Ana River Watershed Ambassador Program

SAWPA has teamed up with the Local Government Commission to create an on-line version of the popular Santa Ana River Watershed Ambassador Program. Just follow these simple instructions to become certified: Watch the Recordings Complete the Activity Complete the Evaulation Email Ambassadors@sawpa.org Receive your certificate Complete all three workshops and become a Watershed Ambassador: Workshop 1: Getting to Know Your Watershed Workshop 2: Collaborating in the Face of Uncertainty Workshop 3: Communicating the Value of Water     Click here to be directed to the Santa Ana River Watershed Ambassador Program for Local Policymakers webpage, where you can start working to become a Santa Ana River Watershed Ambassador today!
February 8, 2021

SAWPA Announces Jeff Mosher as New General Manager

January 4, 2021

Santa Ana River Weather Modification Pilot Program

Interest in the Santa Ana River Watershed Weather Modification for Water Supply Feasibility (Cloud Seeding) Study continues to grow. Here is a Youtube link https://youtu.be/y6duR7TdfUw to a presentation about the weather modification process by Garratt Cammans of North American Weather Consultants that was shared with the SAWPA Commission on December 1, 2020. Santa Ana River Watershed Weather Modification and Feasibility Study Final Report October 14, 2021 Informational Webinar Presentation – Provided by SAWPA and North American Weather Consultants Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority Informational Brochure – Electronic  and Printable (BiFold) Weather Modification Pilot Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Brochure Extended List of SAWPA Cloud Seeding FAQs document
September 9, 2019

Cloud-Based VOIP Phone System

THE SANTA ANA WATERSHED PROJECT AUTHORITY (SAWPA) INVITES CONSULTANTS TO SUBMIT THEIR PROPOSALS FOR:  CLOUD-BASED VOICE OVER IP PHONE SYSTEM You are invited to submit your proposal for the services to complete the above project. Proposals are due at SAWPA, 11615 Sterling Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503 by 12:00 noon PST on Thursday, September 19, 2019 Copies of the RFP and the detailed information regarding the submission of the proposal are available at the SAWPA office and may be obtained upon request. This RFP is available at the SAWPA website (www.sawpa.org) in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. You may email Dean Unger at dunger@sawpa.org to obtain a copy and for further information. A copy is available here Questions and Answers posted 3:00 PM 09/09/2019
July 11, 2019

SAWPA Awarded ESRI’s Special Achievement in GIS 2019

The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority has been selected to receive a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at the 2019 Esri User Conference. This award was given to user sites around the world to recognize outstanding work with GIS technology. SAWPA stood out from more than 100,000 others. For more information visit Esri site SAG AWARDS.