Press Releases

August 30, 2018- Comments on General Waste Discharge Requirements for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (Dairy and Related Facilities) Within the Santa Ana Region

December 1, 2017- Homelessness and Water Symposium to be held in the Lower Santa Ana Watershed

December 4, 2017- Reduction to Bear Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Boundaries Ignores Input from Millions of Americans; California Desert National Monuments Still At Risk 

August 20, 2017-  Inland Empire Groups Press Legislators To Support Bills Protecting Area's Water, Environment From Federal Threats.

August 17, 2017- Sand to Snow National Monument now safe from any changes, other National Monuments still at risk.

August 8, 2017- Conservation, Environmental Justice, and Industry Lawsuit Asserts Water Boards Failed to Protect Clean Water from Agricultural Pollution

September 30, 2016- Plastic Bag Ban Backers Urge Yes Vote On Prop 67

September 12, 2016- Santa Ana River and Waterways Cleanup

August, 2016 - Crest to Coast California Coastal Clean-Up Day  

May 4, 2016- Crest to Coast Diorama at Riverside Art Museum

March 25, 2016- Crest to Coast, Mill Creek Press Release

March 10, 2016 - Crest to Coast 2016 Press Release

July 15, 2015 - Paradise Knolls Comment Letter

July 7, 2015 - Rivercamp 2015

January, 2015 - Crest to Coast 2015 Press Release

January 15, 2015 - Los Angeles MS4 Issues Before the SWRCB

July 31, 2013 - RiverKATS Education Program Enriches Outdoor Education

July 23, 2013 - Swimmable California Day in the Santa Ana River

June 27, 2013 - Waterkeeper Partners with Groupon Grassroots to Raise Funds for Environmental Field Trips

June 7, 2013 - Regional Board Adopts Improved Dairy Permit 

April 9, 2013 - Santa Ana River Debris and Hazardous Waste Cleanup

November 15, 2012 - Inland Empire Waterkeeper Welcomes New Program Director.

July 26, 2012 - Illegal Dump Identified Near Lake Elsinore

August, 2010 - Notice of Public Solicitation of Water Quality Data and Information for 2012 California Integrated Report [Clean Water Act Sections 305(b) and 303(d)] 

April, 2010 - Proposed $11 billion water bond will not solve California's water challenges (PDF, 298kb)

March 22, 2010 - 
New California Water Polluter Map Reveals Thousands of Violations. State leaders propose rollbacks on Clean Water Act enforcement. (Link to California Coastkeeper Alliance) 

February 22, 2010 - 
Oppose ABX8 37, AB 1805, SBX8 42, SB 1010 to protect CEQA (PDF, 294 kb)

January 7, 2009 - 
Conservationists win decision protecting local water supplies, fisheries & wildlife; Bush rule exempting pesticide application from Clean Water Act protections vacated. (PDF, 127 KB)

November 5, 2008 - 
Comment letter to State Water Resources Control Board on proposed changes to REC-1 bacteria standards (PDF, 300KB)

April 25, 2008 - "Hydroelectric dam doesn't add up--Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District to discuss internal economic study (Joint Release) Click here for link.

March 13, 2008 - Inland Empire Waterkeeper press release on review period for Nevada Hydro Company's Proponent's Environmental Assessment for the TE/VS Interconnect project (PDF, 72 KB)

July 15, 2007 - 
Inland Empire Waterkeeper submits a letter to the San Bernardino Sun (Voice of the People) on the importance of water this summer.

April 10, 2007 - Inland Empire Waterkeeper settles with Corman-Leigh Communities to benefit inland waterways. Click HERE.

February 2007 - Corona High School students plant, weed and sample water quality at Prado Dam.

May 2006 - Snapshot Day 2006, local water quality monitoring event