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Irrigation And Groundwater News ItemsNASA satellites reveal major shifts in global freshwater - EurekAlert (press release)5/16/2018 3:40:48 PM
EurekAlert (press release) NASA satellites reveal major shifts in global freshwater EurekAlert (press release) "What we are witnessing is major hydrologic change," said co-author Jay Famiglietti of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California . "We see a distinctive pattern of the wet land areas of the world getting wetter - those are the high ... Nasa reveals dozens of areas in danger of running out of water Financial Times GRACE Follow-On Mission | GRACE-FO | NASA NASA Grace Mission | NASA NASA Nature - NASA all 115 news articles »
Water diversion raises questions - Kern Valley Sun3/20/2018 5:37:14 PM
Kern Valley Sun Water diversion raises questions Kern Valley Sun District representatives also reviewed the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process, a process that will provide opportunities for the public and interested agencies to comment on the project. ... As presented in the Initial Study, the ... and more »
California agriculture at risk due to climate change, scientists say - The Desert Sun2/27/2018 8:25:33 PM
The Desert Sun California agriculture at risk due to climate change, scientists say The Desert Sun Climate change will likely render much of California's Central Valley unsuitable for growing crops like apricots, peaches and walnuts, scientists say. and more »
Farmers Propose Novel Solution to Fight Over Groundwater in Nevada - News Deeply8/15/2017 3:19:13 AM
News Deeply Farmers Propose Novel Solution to Fight Over Groundwater in Nevada News Deeply Water Deeply is designed to help you understand the complex web of environmental, social and economic issues related to water in California . Our editors and expert contributors are working around the clock to bring you greater clarity and comprehensive ...
Scientists: California needs more groundwater data - The Desert Sun7/4/2016 4:29:47 PM
The Desert Sun Scientists: California needs more groundwater data The Desert Sun The more scientists study California's declining supplies of groundwater, the more they're emphasizing one basic point: We still don't know nearly enough about the water in our aquifers, and we need a lot more data. That was one of the main takeaways ...
Map: Here's where the world is running out of groundwater - Vox6/17/2015 9:00:06 AM
Vox Map: Here's where the world is running out of groundwater Vox Some of the world's most important farming regions rely on freshwater from large underground aquifers that have filled up slowly over thousands of years. Think of the Central Valley aquifer system in California . Or the Indus basin in Pakistan and India. and more »
Water Conservation News ItemsDefying water suppliers, Palo Alto backs Bay-Delta Plan - Palo Alto Online8/21/2018 8:26:00 PM
Palo Alto Online Defying water suppliers, Palo Alto backs Bay-Delta Plan Palo Alto Online Palo Alto plunged into the fierce debate over California's water policies on Monday night, when the City Council voiced unanimous support for the amended Bay-Delta Plan despite objections from the city's water suppliers and the city's own Utilities ...
Former Santa Barbara County Supervisor Toru Miyoshi dies at 90 - KEYT8/21/2018 6:47:00 PM
KEYT Former Santa Barbara County Supervisor Toru Miyoshi dies at 90 KEYT During his political career, he was appointed to the Coastal Commission, Southern California Hazardous Waste Management Authority, county Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Tri-Counties Oil Committee and the Area Agency on Aging.
Metropolitan Board Approves Agreement Delivering Water Reliability to Sycuan Tribe - Business Wire (press release)8/21/2018 5:35:00 PM
Business Wire (press release) Metropolitan Board Approves Agreement Delivering Water Reliability to Sycuan Tribe Business Wire (press release) ... people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation , recycling, storage and other resource-management programs. and more »
Opinion: No, Californians Cannot Be Fined for Using Too Much Water - Times of San Diego8/21/2018 12:57:00 PM
Times of San Diego Opinion: No, Californians Cannot Be Fined for Using Too Much Water Times of San Diego Following California's adoption of new water efficiency legislation in May, quite a lot has been written about the implications for urban water providers and their customers. The dominant emerging narrative is that by signing these “draconian measures ...
Ask a Scientist: Is there a never-ending supply of fresh water? - Columbia Daily Tribune8/21/2018 11:13:14 AM
Ask a Scientist: Is there a never-ending supply of fresh water? Columbia Daily Tribune In places where freshwater is becoming scarce, such as California , governments might establish water conservation rules to limit the amount of water used by its residents instead of fully resorting to water desalination. For example, people might not ...
CSUN Researchers Tackle Water Issues Across Wide Range of Disciplines - CSUN Today8/16/2018 5:26:11 PM
CSUN Today CSUN Researchers Tackle Water Issues Across Wide Range of Disciplines CSUN Today Students, faculty and staff across California State University, Northridge are conducting groundbreaking research and participating in innovative efforts to tackle one of the biggest challenges of the last several decades: water conservation . Cities ...
Why Trump Is Blaming California's Wildfires on Water - The New Republic8/6/2018 6:08:20 PM
The New Republic Why Trump Is Blaming California's Wildfires on Water The New Republic Republicans like Zinke and Denham have long argued that water conservation policies are the real cause of California's drought—that environmentalists, not climate change or overuse, are to blame for water shortages. But they have never gone so far as ... and more »
Deeply Talks: Water Conservation and Efficiency Challenges - News Deeply8/2/2018 3:00:51 AM
News Deeply Deeply Talks: Water Conservation and Efficiency Challenges News Deeply Koehler provided some historical context for the regulations, which are part of Governor Jerry Brown's executive order aimed at making water conservation “a California way of life.” Both experts agreed that the state did a good job of involving local ...
Eco-tip: Everyday tips for conserving water at home - Ventura County Star7/27/2018 11:39:04 AM
Ventura County Star Eco-tip: Everyday tips for conserving water at home Ventura County Star It's no secret that water is our most precious and limited resource, especially in drought-stricken California . As a result, water-use efficiency and water conservation have become a California way of life. Closer to home, Ventura County is almost ...
Water Resources News ItemsCalifornia Lawmakers Propose Voluntary Tax on Drinking Water - The Epoch Times (press release)8/21/2018 2:26:58 PM
The Epoch Times (press release) California Lawmakers Propose Voluntary Tax on Drinking Water The Epoch Times (press release) According to the Annual Compliance Report issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board, around 2800 violations of drinking water standards across the state were reported in 2017. About 592,000 residents were affected, since their water ... and more »
Farmers protest California water plan aimed to save salmon - Bradenton Herald8/20/2018 7:46:00 PM
Bradenton Herald Farmers protest California water plan aimed to save salmon Bradenton Herald The charged rhetoric came a day before the California State Water Resources Control Board was set to discuss its proposal to change water flows in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, which supplies water for the majority of California's people and ... and more »
San Francisco Is Fighting California's Plan to Save Salmon. Wait. What? - KQED8/20/2018 1:14:29 PM
KQED San Francisco Is Fighting California's Plan to Save Salmon. Wait. What? KQED California is required by federal law to regulate water quality in the Delta. The Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan, as it's known, was last updated more than 20 years ago. Now, the State Water Resources Control Board has put together a new plan ... and more »
Congressman Tom McClintock's Letter to Felicia Marcus, Chair, California Water Resources Control Board Regarding ... - Sierra Sun Times8/20/2018 8:40:21 AM
Sierra Sun Times Congressman Tom McClintock's Letter to Felicia Marcus, Chair, California Water Resources Control Board Regarding ... Sierra Sun Times August 20, 2018 - Congressman Tom McClintock Letter to Felicia Marcus, Chair, California Water Resources Control Board Regarding the Final Draft of the Bay-Delta Plan Update. mcclintock letter 1 mcclintock letter 2. Source: Congressman Tom McClintock.
Why the Environment Is a Big Winner in California's Groundwater Law - News Deeply8/20/2018 7:55:40 AM
News Deeply Why the Environment Is a Big Winner in California's Groundwater Law News Deeply So, The Nature Conservancy has worked in partnership with California's Department of Water Resources to develop a database to inventory GDE locations. “It's a starting point,” Rohde said of the database. Groundwater sustainability agencies will then ...
San Francisco, Valley farmers fight California 'water grab' | The ... - Sacramento Bee8/19/2018 6:51:30 AM
Sacramento Bee San Francisco, Valley farmers fight California 'water grab' | The ... Sacramento Bee The State Water Resources Control Board will hold hearings starting Tuesday on a plan to leave more water in the lower San Joaquin River and its three ... California water wars: State plans to cut SF's Sierra supply to save ... San Francisco Chronicle all 2 news articles »
Fire rained down ash on Redding. Now a race to protect salmon and water supply - Redding Record Searchlight8/18/2018 7:00:09 PM
Redding Record Searchlight Fire rained down ash on Redding. Now a race to protect salmon and water supply Redding Record Searchlight If you ask Steve Watson, a senior sanitary engineer for the California State Water Resources Control Board, that makes employees of Redding and Shasta's water treatment plants the “unsung heroes” in a fire narrative overflowing with them. Conrad Tona ... and more »
The twin tunnels are best water fix for California - OCRegister8/18/2018 6:02:56 PM
OCRegister The twin tunnels are best water fix for California OCRegister For more than a decade, public water agencies that contract with the California Department of Water Resources to use the State Water Project have acknowledged the need to extend the long-term water supply contracts to allow DWR to issue bonds beyond ... and more »
Why farmers say the California "water grab" will impact everyone - ABC10.com KXTV8/17/2018 10:08:56 PM
ABC10.com KXTV Why farmers say the California "water grab" will impact everyone ABC10.com KXTV The California State Water Resources Control Board is proposing a plan to take water, normally used for both urban and farm uses, from the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced Rivers, as what they believe will be a new way to save salmon and other native ...
California Growers to Protest Water Plan - Growing Produce8/17/2018 4:08:43 PM
Growing Produce California Growers to Protest Water Plan Growing Produce Don Barton, President and Managing General Partner of Gold River Orchards in Escalon, says he still finds it hard to believe the state would take such action, which the State Water Resources Control Board is considering. “We would lose several hundred ...