SAWPA News

Homelessness & Water Symposium

Members of the water and social services sectors from across the Santa Ana River Watershed convened at a symposium last month to identify connections between the challenges of homelessness and water management. The event […]

By |Thursday, August 17, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Giant Reed and the Santa Ana River Mitigation Bank

The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA), in collaboration with Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District and the Santa Ana Watershed Association, has been working on a way to wipe out the invasive […]

By |Tuesday, July 18, 2017|Round Table|0 Comments|

Community Engagement Interns Available to Assist Watershed Agencies, NGOs

The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority is pleased to announce and invite public agencies and 501c3 organizations to participate in the Community Water Internship program. Through the program, students from California State University campuses […]

2016 Riverwalk Results

2016 Riverwalk Results

Results from the 2016 Santa Ana Riverwalk, which was conducted on October 6, 2016, have been uploaded into the annually updated Riverwalk Atlas. The Atlas provides a map-based summary of the data […]

By |Thursday, November 17, 2016|Round Table|0 Comments|

2015 Riverwalk Results

2015 Riverwalk Results

Results from the Santa Ana Riverwalk have been documented in the annually updated Riverwalk Atlas. The Atlas provides a map-based summary of the data collected during the annual survey event.

The data reflected […]

By |Tuesday, May 24, 2016|Round Table|0 Comments|

Recent News on the Forests

The Forest First Program was created because the national forests encompass approximately 30% of the Santa Ana River Watershed’s land mass and receive 90% of its annual precipitation. It was designed as a collaborative […]

By |Monday, November 2, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Local Disadvantaged Community Project Funded

On June 24, 2015, the Department of Water Resources announced the award of the 2014 Water-Energy Grant Program whereby SAWPA’s regional project, the Water-Energy Community Action Network (WECAN), will receive a total of $2.3 […]

By |Thursday, July 2, 2015|OWOW|0 Comments|

2014 Riverwalk

A Volunteer Effort: The 2014 Riverwalk

The Santa Ana River Watershed includes a mixture of urban, suburban and rural populations of people that border the Pacific Ocean, small creeks and the region’s central waterway, the […]

By |Monday, January 19, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

OWOW 2015 Implementation

As a City Manager, General Manager, Tribal Representative, Non-Profit Manager, etc. you are responsible to the constituents you serve. The catch is that as a leader you can no longer go it alone because […]

By |Wednesday, January 14, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Banner Year for the Brine Line

It’s been a great year for the Inland Empire Brine Line, which exported 92,000 tons of salty brine water to help protect groundwater in the upper Santa Ana River Watershed.

SAWPA’s Brine Line was built […]

By |Sunday, October 19, 2014|Brine Line|0 Comments|