Water Resources in Fresno County

 Irrigation And Groundwater

   
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Lawn Irrigation Guide - An Easy Way to Save Water
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Lawn irrigation accounts for nearly half of homeowner water usage. Many homeowners irrigate too often and for too short a period to meet lawn and especially landscaping (tree and shrub) needs.

 

Water Quality in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2010
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This report is the 13th in a series of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Circular reports that have been published every 5 years since 1950.

 

Water Transfers in the West - Projects, Trends, and Leading Practices in Voluntary Water Trading
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Provides an overview on how the region can help meet growing demands for water with voluntary market-based sales and leases of water rights.

 

Show Irrigation And Groundwater Organizations & Professionals (105)
There are 105 resources serving Fresno County in the following categories:
map itMap of Irrigation And Groundwater Organizations & Professionals serving Fresno County
Geologists / Hydrologists
Abbie Goldstein
Sigma Prime Geosciences, Inc. - Principal Geologist - Half Moon Bay, CA
Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.
Janet Wolfe - Director of Marketing and Communications - Albuquerque, NM
Hoover Consulting
Michael F. Hoover - Santa Barbara, CA
HWR Engineering & Science
Mike Wilson - Arcata, CA
John McCullah
Salix Applied Earthcare LLC - Redding, CA
O'Connor Environmental Inc.
Matt O'Connor - Principal Geomorphologist/Hydrologist - Healdsburg, CA
Plumas Geo-Hydrology
Burkhard Bohm - Portola, CA
Richard Kattelmann
- Crowley Lake, CA
Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
California Coastal Conservancy
Dick Wayman - Communications Director - Oakland, CA
California Department of Conservation
John Lowrie - Sacramento, CA
California Department of Fish and Game
- Sacramento, CA
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Karen Ross - Secretary of Food & Agriculture - Sacramento, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California NRCS State Office
Carlos Suarez - State Conservationist - Davis, CA
California State Water Resources Control Board
- Sacramento, CA
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Fresno Office
USDA Rural Development - Fresno, CA
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
USDA Rural Development - California Office
- Davis, CA
Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Cheyenne, WY
Western Governors’ Association
James Ogsbury - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Irrigation Suppliers and Contractors
Agri Drain
Charlie Schafer - President - Adair, IA
BountiGel
mOasis Inc - Union City, CA
California Turf and Irrigation Supply
- Hesperia, CA
Maximized Water Management LLC
William (Bill) Fuchs - Owner - Chester, ID
Netafim Drip-Micro Irrigation Products
Netafim USA - Fresno, CA
Pump Monitor
PowWow Energy, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Chris Roth - President - Deshler, NE
Tule Evapotranspiration
Tule Technologies Inc - Tom Shapland - Concord, CA
Soil / Water Testing Labs
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
Biological Control Program
Mike Pitcairn - Program Manager - Sacramento, CA
CalFire Resource Management
- Sacramento, CA
California Certified Farmers Market Program
- Sacramento, CA
California Department of Conservation
John Lowrie - Sacramento, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California Farmland Conservation Program (Williamson Act)
John Lowrie - Division of Land Resource Protection - Sacramento, CA
California Forest Improvement Program
Stewart McMorrow - CFIP Program Manager - Sacramento, CA
California Forest Legacy Program
Jeff Calvert, Forest Stewardship Program Manager - California Dept. of Forestry & Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
California Invasive Species Program
Habitat Conservation Planning Branch - California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Sacramento, CA
California Land Acquisition Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Landowner Incentive Program
Brian Olson - Sacramento, CA
California Noxious Weed Information Program
Dr. Dean KelchCA
California Public Access Program
- Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Rangeland, Grazing Land and Grassland Protection Program
John P. Donnelly - Executive Director, Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Riparian Habitat Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Waterfowl Habitat Program
CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife - Sacramento, CA
California Watershed Program
- Sacramento, CA
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Invasive Species Research
Mark Hoddle - Director of Center for Invasive Species Research, Extension Specialist - Riverside, CA
Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) Habitat Restoration Program (HRP)
DOI Bureau of Reclamation - Sacramento, CA
Coho Salmon Habitat Enhancement Leading to Preservation Act (Coho HELP Act)
CDFW Fisheries Branch - Sacramento, CA
Curly Top Virus Control Program - CDFA
Dr. Patrick Akers - Program Manager - Sacramento, CA
Division of Marketing Services
CA Department of Food and Agriculture - Sacramento, CA
Ecosystem Restoration on Agricultural Lands
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Ecosystem Restoration Program
CDFW Water Branch - Sacramento, CA
Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant
CalRecycleCA
Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program
- Sacramento, CA
Fire Prevention Grants Program
Natalie Burke - Department of Forestry and Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
Fisheries Restoration Grant Program
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife - Sacramento, CA
Forest Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Forest Health Grants - California Climate Investments
Kristen Merrill - Forest Health Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Habitat Enhancement and Restoration Program (General)
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Inland Wetland Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Keep Me Wild
California Department of Fish and Game - Sacramento, CA
LandSmart
Sonoma RCD - Santa Rosa, CA
Oak Woodlands Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Permanent Wetland Easement Program
Heidi West - Lead Coordinator - Comprehensive Wetland Habitat Program - Sacramento, CA
Private Lands Wildlife Habitat Enhancement and Management Program (PLM)
CDFW Wildlife Branch - Sacramento, CA
Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Program
Victoria Barr - Sacramento, CA
Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program
California Department of Conservation - Division of Land Resource Protection - Sacramento, CA
The Environmental Enhancement And Mitigation Program
CA Natural Resources Agency - Sacramento, CA
Timberland Conservation Program
CDFW - Sacramento, CA
Water Conservation
Bay-Friendly Landscaping & Gardening Coalition
Anne Cook - Executive Director - Berkeley, CA
California Agricultural Water Stewardship Initiative
Allan Fulton - UC Cooperative Extension - Red Bluff, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California State Water Resources Control Board
- Sacramento, CA
California Urban Water Conservation Council
Chris Brown - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
California Watershed Program
- Sacramento, CA
Community Water Center
Laurel Firestone - Co-Executive Director - Visalia, CA
Hortau Simplified Irrigation
- San Luis Obispo, CA
Perkins Design Associates
S. Perkins - Fresno, CA
Phil Stevens
Urban Creeks Council - Executive Director - Oakland, CA
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
River Partners
John Carlton - President - Chico, CA
Valley WaterWise
Jennifer L. Feaster - Del Rey, CA
Water Insight
Peter Yolles - Founder and Principal - Tiburon, CA
WaterSmart Software
- San Francisco, CA
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
Agricultural Water Management Council
Mike Wade - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Association of California Water Agencies
Ellen Martin - Outreach Specialist - Sacramento, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California Urban Water Conservation Council
Chris Brown - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Richard Loncarovich - Ombudsperson - Rancho Cordova, CA
Phil Stevens
Urban Creeks Council - Executive Director - Oakland, CA

 Water Best Management Practices

   
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State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

Lawn Irrigation Guide - An Easy Way to Save Water
By:

Lawn irrigation accounts for nearly half of homeowner water usage. Many homeowners irrigate too often and for too short a period to meet lawn and especially landscaping (tree and shrub) needs.

 

SeaStates 2013 - How Well Does Your State Protect Your Coastal Waters?
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Here, using publicly available information, the Marine Conservation Institute and Mission Blue present the first scientifically rigorous quantitative account of no-take marine reserves in the waters of US coastal states and territories.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
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A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Water Quality in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Water Resource Management in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

Water Transfers in the West - Projects, Trends, and Leading Practices in Voluntary Water Trading
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Provides an overview on how the region can help meet growing demands for water with voluntary market-based sales and leases of water rights.

 

 Water Conservation

   
Show Articles on Water Conservation (17)
National Wetlands Database and Interactive Mapping Tool

The Wetlands mapper is designed to deliver easy-to-use, map like views of America’s Wetland resources. It integrates digital map data along with other resource information to produce current information on the status, extent, characteristics and functions of wetlands, riparian, and deepwater habitats. ?The wetlands displayed on the Wetlands Mapper show wetland type and extent using a biological definition of wetlands. There is no attempt to define the limits of proprietary jurisdiction of any Federal, State, or local government, or to establish the geographical scope of the regulatory programs of government agencies.?

 

 

IFDM Landowner Manual Appendices-Plants for IFDM, laws, etc

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM, Glossary of technical terms for Integrated Farm Drainage Management

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM Laws & Regulations

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM References

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM Economics

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM, Irrigation Drainage Water and Effects on Wildlife

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM, Plant Selection for Integrated Farm Drainage Management

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM, Drainage Water Characteristics

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM, Salt Management Using Integration Farm Drainage Management

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM, Impact of Geology and Soils on Drainage Water

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

IFDM, Integrated Farm Drainage Management introduction

The Center for Irrigation Technology has published an exhaustive  Landowner's Manual for Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water, A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.

 

Water Conservation and Washing Vehicles

Water conservation begins at home. Taking a few, simple steps when washing your boat or vehicle (including automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, and trailers) can help to conserve water and protect the quality of nearby water bodies.

 

Tips for the Home Gardener for Efficient Water Use

Find watering tips for your garden.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
By:

A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Methyl Mercury in Sportfish - Information for Fish Consumers

Methylmercury is a form of mercury that is found in most freshwater and saltwater fish. In some lakes, rivers, and coastal waters in California, methylmercury has been found in some types of fish at concentrations that may be harmful to human health.

 

Show Water Conservation Organizations & Professionals (64)
There are 64 resources serving Fresno County in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Conservation Organizations & Professionals serving Fresno County
State Funding / Technical Resources
Biological Control Program
Mike Pitcairn - Program Manager - Sacramento, CA
CalFire Resource Management
- Sacramento, CA
California Certified Farmers Market Program
- Sacramento, CA
California Department of Conservation
John Lowrie - Sacramento, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California Farmland Conservation Program (Williamson Act)
John Lowrie - Division of Land Resource Protection - Sacramento, CA
California Forest Improvement Program
Stewart McMorrow - CFIP Program Manager - Sacramento, CA
California Forest Legacy Program
Jeff Calvert, Forest Stewardship Program Manager - California Dept. of Forestry & Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
California Invasive Species Program
Habitat Conservation Planning Branch - California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Sacramento, CA
California Land Acquisition Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Landowner Incentive Program
Brian Olson - Sacramento, CA
California Noxious Weed Information Program
Dr. Dean KelchCA
California Public Access Program
- Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Rangeland, Grazing Land and Grassland Protection Program
John P. Donnelly - Executive Director, Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Riparian Habitat Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Waterfowl Habitat Program
CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife - Sacramento, CA
California Watershed Program
- Sacramento, CA
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Invasive Species Research
Mark Hoddle - Director of Center for Invasive Species Research, Extension Specialist - Riverside, CA
Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) Habitat Restoration Program (HRP)
DOI Bureau of Reclamation - Sacramento, CA
Coho Salmon Habitat Enhancement Leading to Preservation Act (Coho HELP Act)
CDFW Fisheries Branch - Sacramento, CA
Curly Top Virus Control Program - CDFA
Dr. Patrick Akers - Program Manager - Sacramento, CA
Division of Marketing Services
CA Department of Food and Agriculture - Sacramento, CA
Ecosystem Restoration on Agricultural Lands
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Ecosystem Restoration Program
CDFW Water Branch - Sacramento, CA
Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant
CalRecycleCA
Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program
- Sacramento, CA
Fire Prevention Grants Program
Natalie Burke - Department of Forestry and Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
Fisheries Restoration Grant Program
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife - Sacramento, CA
Forest Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Forest Health Grants - California Climate Investments
Kristen Merrill - Forest Health Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Habitat Enhancement and Restoration Program (General)
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Inland Wetland Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Keep Me Wild
California Department of Fish and Game - Sacramento, CA
LandSmart
Sonoma RCD - Santa Rosa, CA
Oak Woodlands Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Permanent Wetland Easement Program
Heidi West - Lead Coordinator - Comprehensive Wetland Habitat Program - Sacramento, CA
Private Lands Wildlife Habitat Enhancement and Management Program (PLM)
CDFW Wildlife Branch - Sacramento, CA
Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Program
Victoria Barr - Sacramento, CA
Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program
California Department of Conservation - Division of Land Resource Protection - Sacramento, CA
The Environmental Enhancement And Mitigation Program
CA Natural Resources Agency - Sacramento, CA
Timberland Conservation Program
CDFW - Sacramento, CA
Water Conservation
Bay-Friendly Landscaping & Gardening Coalition
Anne Cook - Executive Director - Berkeley, CA
California Agricultural Water Stewardship Initiative
Allan Fulton - UC Cooperative Extension - Red Bluff, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California State Water Resources Control Board
- Sacramento, CA
California Urban Water Conservation Council
Chris Brown - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
California Watershed Program
- Sacramento, CA
Community Water Center
Laurel Firestone - Co-Executive Director - Visalia, CA
Hortau Simplified Irrigation
- San Luis Obispo, CA
Perkins Design Associates
S. Perkins - Fresno, CA
Phil Stevens
Urban Creeks Council - Executive Director - Oakland, CA
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
River Partners
John Carlton - President - Chico, CA
Valley WaterWise
Jennifer L. Feaster - Del Rey, CA
Water Insight
Peter Yolles - Founder and Principal - Tiburon, CA
WaterSmart Software
- San Francisco, CA
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
Agricultural Water Management Council
Mike Wade - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Association of California Water Agencies
Ellen Martin - Outreach Specialist - Sacramento, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California Urban Water Conservation Council
Chris Brown - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Richard Loncarovich - Ombudsperson - Rancho Cordova, CA
Phil Stevens
Urban Creeks Council - Executive Director - Oakland, CA

 Water Resources

   
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National Wetlands Database and Interactive Mapping Tool

The Wetlands mapper is designed to deliver easy-to-use, map like views of America’s Wetland resources. It integrates digital map data along with other resource information to produce current information on the status, extent, characteristics and functions of wetlands, riparian, and deepwater habitats. ?The wetlands displayed on the Wetlands Mapper show wetland type and extent using a biological definition of wetlands. There is no attempt to define the limits of proprietary jurisdiction of any Federal, State, or local government, or to establish the geographical scope of the regulatory programs of government agencies.?

 

 

Show Water Resources Organizations & Professionals (64)
There are 64 resources serving Fresno County in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Resources Organizations & Professionals serving Fresno County
State Funding / Technical Resources
Biological Control Program
Mike Pitcairn - Program Manager - Sacramento, CA
CalFire Resource Management
- Sacramento, CA
California Certified Farmers Market Program
- Sacramento, CA
California Department of Conservation
John Lowrie - Sacramento, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California Farmland Conservation Program (Williamson Act)
John Lowrie - Division of Land Resource Protection - Sacramento, CA
California Forest Improvement Program
Stewart McMorrow - CFIP Program Manager - Sacramento, CA
California Forest Legacy Program
Jeff Calvert, Forest Stewardship Program Manager - California Dept. of Forestry & Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
California Invasive Species Program
Habitat Conservation Planning Branch - California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Sacramento, CA
California Land Acquisition Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Landowner Incentive Program
Brian Olson - Sacramento, CA
California Noxious Weed Information Program
Dr. Dean KelchCA
California Public Access Program
- Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Rangeland, Grazing Land and Grassland Protection Program
John P. Donnelly - Executive Director, Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Riparian Habitat Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
California Waterfowl Habitat Program
CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife - Sacramento, CA
California Watershed Program
- Sacramento, CA
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Invasive Species Research
Mark Hoddle - Director of Center for Invasive Species Research, Extension Specialist - Riverside, CA
Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) Habitat Restoration Program (HRP)
DOI Bureau of Reclamation - Sacramento, CA
Coho Salmon Habitat Enhancement Leading to Preservation Act (Coho HELP Act)
CDFW Fisheries Branch - Sacramento, CA
Curly Top Virus Control Program - CDFA
Dr. Patrick Akers - Program Manager - Sacramento, CA
Division of Marketing Services
CA Department of Food and Agriculture - Sacramento, CA
Ecosystem Restoration on Agricultural Lands
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Ecosystem Restoration Program
CDFW Water Branch - Sacramento, CA
Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant
CalRecycleCA
Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program
- Sacramento, CA
Fire Prevention Grants Program
Natalie Burke - Department of Forestry and Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
Fisheries Restoration Grant Program
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife - Sacramento, CA
Forest Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Forest Health Grants - California Climate Investments
Kristen Merrill - Forest Health Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Habitat Enhancement and Restoration Program (General)
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Inland Wetland Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Keep Me Wild
California Department of Fish and Game - Sacramento, CA
LandSmart
Sonoma RCD - Santa Rosa, CA
Oak Woodlands Conservation Program
Wildlife Conservation Board - Sacramento, CA
Permanent Wetland Easement Program
Heidi West - Lead Coordinator - Comprehensive Wetland Habitat Program - Sacramento, CA
Private Lands Wildlife Habitat Enhancement and Management Program (PLM)
CDFW Wildlife Branch - Sacramento, CA
Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Program
Victoria Barr - Sacramento, CA
Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program
California Department of Conservation - Division of Land Resource Protection - Sacramento, CA
The Environmental Enhancement And Mitigation Program
CA Natural Resources Agency - Sacramento, CA
Timberland Conservation Program
CDFW - Sacramento, CA
Water Conservation
Bay-Friendly Landscaping & Gardening Coalition
Anne Cook - Executive Director - Berkeley, CA
California Agricultural Water Stewardship Initiative
Allan Fulton - UC Cooperative Extension - Red Bluff, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California State Water Resources Control Board
- Sacramento, CA
California Urban Water Conservation Council
Chris Brown - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
California Watershed Program
- Sacramento, CA
Community Water Center
Laurel Firestone - Co-Executive Director - Visalia, CA
Hortau Simplified Irrigation
- San Luis Obispo, CA
Perkins Design Associates
S. Perkins - Fresno, CA
Phil Stevens
Urban Creeks Council - Executive Director - Oakland, CA
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
River Partners
John Carlton - President - Chico, CA
Valley WaterWise
Jennifer L. Feaster - Del Rey, CA
Water Insight
Peter Yolles - Founder and Principal - Tiburon, CA
WaterSmart Software
- San Francisco, CA
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
Agricultural Water Management Council
Mike Wade - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Association of California Water Agencies
Ellen Martin - Outreach Specialist - Sacramento, CA
California Department of Water Resources
- Sacramento, CA
California Urban Water Conservation Council
Chris Brown - Executive Director/Conservation Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Richard Loncarovich - Ombudsperson - Rancho Cordova, CA
Phil Stevens
Urban Creeks Council - Executive Director - Oakland, CA
 

 Google News about Water Resources

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Irrigation And Groundwater News Items
California agriculture faces serious threats from climate change, study finds - The Desert Sun
2/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
California agriculture faces serious threats from climate change, study finds    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.

San Luis Reservoir in California could fill for first time in six years - Fresno Bee
1/24/2017 3:00:00 AM
San Luis Reservoir in California could fill for first time in six years    Fresno Bee San Luis Reservoir west of Los Banos is on its way to filling for the first time since 2011 as rain and snow bring the state more drought relief. Meanwhile ...

Playing high stakes for water | California Drought - Hanford Sentinel
1/7/2016 3:00:00 AM
Playing high stakes for water | California Drought    Hanford Sentinel Four years of drought has ripped a painful chunk out of the water supply that is the lifeblood of Kings County — so much so, Kings County Supervisor Joe Neves.

Asking What “Caused” California’s Drought Misses the Point - Slate Magazine
12/9/2014 3:00:00 AM
Asking What “Caused” California’s Drought Misses the Point    Slate Magazine On Monday, the NOAA released a new report examining the origins of the weird weather that's led to California's drought—which, by one estimate, is the...

San Andreas Fault Irrigation and Earthquake Risk - Guardian Liberty Voice
5/17/2014 3:00:00 AM
San Andreas Fault Irrigation and Earthquake Risk    Guardian Liberty Voice California is experiencing severe drought conditions and record-setting temperatures this year, which is causing an outbreak of wildfires throughout the state.

Water Conservation News Items
Southern California home prices are flat in May as sales fall - Los Angeles Times
6/26/2019 1:30:00 PM
Southern California home prices are flat in May as sales fall    Los Angeles Times The Southern California median home price was essentially flat in May, as the housing slowdown continued.

CBD manufacturer Green Gorilla to expand production, acquiring 1500+ acres of farmland - FoodNavigator-USA.com
6/26/2019 12:25:00 PM
CBD manufacturer Green Gorilla to expand production, acquiring 1500+ acres of farmland    FoodNavigator-USA.com California-based Green Gorilla has acquired two farms (through its subsidiary Gorilla FarmCo), totaling 1,510 acres of organic farmland, to expand its vertically ...

Cal State LA wins award for its HFC vehicle sharing program - Hydrogen Fuel News
6/21/2019 5:10:29 AM
Cal State LA wins award for its HFC vehicle sharing program    Hydrogen Fuel News California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) has received a best practice award for its zero-emission HFC vehicle sharing program.

State Agencies Seek Input on Creating Climate-Resilient Water System - YubaNet
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
State Agencies Seek Input on Creating Climate-Resilient Water System    YubaNet SACRAMENTO June 14, 2019 – State agencies are asking Californians to help shape a roadmap for meeting future water needs and ensuring environmental ...

Metropolitan Helps California Prepare for Climate Change - Business Wire
6/11/2019 7:32:00 PM
Metropolitan Helps California Prepare for Climate Change    Business Wire A new initiative to help California confront the challenges of climate change received a big boost today from the Metropolitan Water District of South.

American Water Works (AWK) Subsidiary California American Water Acquires Rio Plaza Water Co. - StreetInsider.com
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
American Water Works (AWK) Subsidiary California American Water Acquires Rio Plaza Water Co.    StreetInsider.com Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. California American Water, a subsidiary of ...

California American Water Acquires Rio Plaza Water Company - Yahoo Finance
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
California American Water Acquires Rio Plaza Water Company    Yahoo Finance California American Water today announced the closing of acquisition and its commencement of operations of the Rio Plaza Water Company in Ventura County.

Sequoia Park Receives $1.5 million in California State Parks, Land and Water Conservation Funds - Redheaded Blackbelt
6/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sequoia Park Receives $1.5 million in California State Parks, Land and Water Conservation Funds    Redheaded Blackbelt California State Parks recommended Eureka's Sequoia Park Playground and Trails for Land and Water Conservation funding (LWCF) in the amount of $1.5 ...

Feds Dodge Claims of Violating California Water Law - Courthouse News Service
5/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Feds Dodge Claims of Violating California Water Law    Courthouse News Service SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on Friday successfully dodged claims its management of a California dam violates state law and ...

Goes Back to Court to Save Water in California | NRDC - Natural Resources Defense Council
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Goes Back to Court to Save Water in California | NRDC    Natural Resources Defense Council This week, NRDC filed suit against El Dorado County in Northern California, citing the county's continuing failure to comply with state regulations designed to ...

Despite Double the Water Average in 2019, CA Imposing Water Rationing and Regulations - California Globe
5/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Despite Double the Water Average in 2019, CA Imposing Water Rationing and Regulations    California Globe California is abundant in natural resources: water, oil and natural gas, seafood, timber and minerals. Yet, the state has imposed water rationing on the state's ...

There’s a Plan to Improve Drinking Water in California — At a Cost - KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento
5/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
There’s a Plan to Improve Drinking Water in California — At a Cost    KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento SACRAMENTO -- Contaminated, toxic water plagues an estimated one million people across California. Gov. Gavin Newsom has a proposal to fight the problem ...

How better wastewater management can help California adapt to climate change - CALmatters
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
How better wastewater management can help California adapt to climate change    CALmatters California must adapt wastewater policy to climate change, as flood risk and droughts increase. Recycled water can become a solution for scarcity.

Rooter Hero Provides Water Conservation Tips for Summer in California - Yahoo Finance
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rooter Hero Provides Water Conservation Tips for Summer in California    Yahoo Finance MISSION HILLS, Calif., May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading California-based home *service* company Rooter Hero is giving area homeowners advice for ...

Californians Face Residential Water Rationing Next Year Following Record 2019 Snowpack - California Globe
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Californians Face Residential Water Rationing Next Year Following Record 2019 Snowpack    California Globe Nearly one year ago, then-Gov. Jerry Brown signed a pair of bills creating permanent residential water rationing standards throughout the state of California.

How a water conservation senior project turned into a company of 25 employees with nationwide reach - Mustang News
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
How a water conservation senior project turned into a company of 25 employees with nationwide reach    Mustang News In the midst of the record-breaking California drought in 2014, three Cal Poly students decided to use their senior project to try to help stop water leaks.

Rialto mayor asks for water conservation pledges to fight ‘hidden drought’ - San Bernardino County Sun
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rialto mayor asks for water conservation pledges to fight ‘hidden drought’    San Bernardino County Sun Yes, the region has had an above-average rain season: The reservoirs are filled, the release of water from Northern California via the state aqueduct is ...

California may be drought free, but water conservation is here to stay - ABC10.com KXTV
4/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
California may be drought free, but water conservation is here to stay    ABC10.com KXTV Even with the state out of drought for the first time since 2011, water conservation efforts in California will now just be the norm, experts say.

SB307 goes against California’s water needs - Press-Enterprise
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
SB307 goes against California’s water needs    Press-Enterprise California is finishing one of its rainiest winters in decades, which leaves most of us pining for less water rather than more of it. But it wasn't long ago the state ...

San Jose Water charging customers for conserving water - KGO-TV
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
San Jose Water charging customers for conserving water    KGO-TV The drought is of course officially over in California, but during it, a lot of us responded and scaled back on our water use. Now, San Jose Water wants to charge ...

California declared drought-free for 1st time since December 2011 - Daily Californian
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
California declared drought-free for 1st time since December 2011    Daily Californian California is officially drought-free for the first time since December 2011, according to the United States Drought Monitor map released March 19.

California drought over, conservation continues | News | thepress.net - thepress.net
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
California drought over, conservation continues | News | thepress.net    thepress.net Last week, as snowpack in the Sierra Nevada measured more than 150 percent of its average, California was declared free of drought for the first time in more ...

California Water Service Publishes Annual Local Water Conservation Reports - GlobeNewswire
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Water Service Publishes Annual Local Water Conservation Reports    GlobeNewswire SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Although California is no longer in a drought, customers of California Water *Service* (Cal Water)—the ...

The Problem with California's Watered Down Farmgate Data - Natural Resources Defense Council
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Problem with California's Watered Down Farmgate Data    Natural Resources Defense Council Even though the law requires water delivery reports, too many are missing. Water data is a public resource, and the agency responsible for collecting FGDRs, ...

California's Drought Is Over. What Will That Mean for Water Use? - Pacific Standard
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
California's Drought Is Over. What Will That Mean for Water Use?    Pacific Standard For the first time in eight years, California is drought-free. According to the United States Drought Monitor, which uses data from National Oceanic and ...

The Twin Tunnels Are Out—Berkeley Experts Say That's a Good Thing - CALIFORNIA
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Twin Tunnels Are Out—Berkeley Experts Say That's a Good Thing    CALIFORNIA The extravagantly wet winter notwithstanding, California's water woes are far from over. But recent moves suggest Governor Gavin Newsom is leading the state ...

One rainy season doesn't mean California's drought problems are over - Los Angeles Times
3/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
One rainy season doesn't mean California's drought problems are over    Los Angeles Times Niki Woodard, who helps craft California's water messaging, talks about selling the drought — after the deluge.

Push for Salton Sea restoration stalls drought plans in the West — we get the latest - 89.3 KPCC
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Push for Salton Sea restoration stalls drought plans in the West — we get the latest    89.3 KPCC A Southern California irrigation district with the highest-priority rights to water from a major Western river is using its power to demand federal funds to restore the ...

California must abandon 535,000 acres of prized farmland to meet water conservation goals - The New Food Economy
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
California must abandon 535,000 acres of prized farmland to meet water conservation goals    The New Food Economy A new report says saving the state's aquifers will mean letting cropland go fallow—a worst-case scenario for growers in the San Joaquin Valley.

Catalina to exit mandatory water conservation - The Catalina Inslader
2/21/2019 8:03:25 PM
Catalina to exit mandatory water conservation    The Catalina Inslader The latest rainstorms to soak Southern California wreaked havoc on some parts of the state, but for Catalina Island residents and businesses, they brought ...

Tunnel Vision: This Water Plan Might Make a Splash in the Delta - CALIFORNIA
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tunnel Vision: This Water Plan Might Make a Splash in the Delta    CALIFORNIA A long-debated water plan that could change the course—literally—of water in California, will be up for a vote by the State Water Resources Control Board ...

Conserving water is still a priority for California. How about other states? - The San Gabriel Valley Tribune
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Conserving water is still a priority for California. How about other states?    The San Gabriel Valley Tribune The Metropolitan Water District last week re-upped its turf-removal program, providing greater incentives for homeowners to replace thirsty lawns with ...

California Water District Opens Spigots for Tech Upgrade - Government Technology
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Water District Opens Spigots for Tech Upgrade    Government Technology The Coachella Valley Water District has overhauled and modernized its IT infrastructure, as part of a $16 million capital improvement plan that will improve data ...

January storms added 580 billion gallons of water to California reservoirs - The Mercury News
1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
January storms added 580 billion gallons of water to California reservoirs    The Mercury News Rains over the past three weeks have boosted the major reservoirs across California, significantly improving the water supply after a disappointing November ...

Don’t believe your windshield wipers: Despite storms, Southern California water conservation is still needed - Press-Enterprise
1/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Don’t believe your windshield wipers: Despite storms, Southern California water conservation is still needed    Press-Enterprise As rain continues to pelt Southern California, signs of an abundance of or even too much water are everywhere: Roads are flooded, reservoirs are filling and the ...

In California, the Demise of the Grassy Lawn - Undark Magazine
1/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
In California, the Demise of the Grassy Lawn    Undark Magazine On the first Saturday of December in a northeast neighborhood of Fresno, California, Jeff Collins and his neighbors were putting up their Christmas decorations: ...

California Moves, Haltingly, Toward a Post-Lawn Future - CityLab
1/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Moves, Haltingly, Toward a Post-Lawn Future    CityLab The last, severe drought caused many Californians to rip out their lawns, but some now believe the emergency is over.

Lessons from Orange County, California's water strategy - GreenBiz
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lessons from Orange County, California's water strategy    GreenBiz This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org. Water is a serious issue for the cities of the world. Even in a wealthy nation such as the United States, ...

California Water Below Normal in Season's First Snow Survey - NBC Bay Area
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Water Below Normal in Season's First Snow Survey    NBC Bay Area California water managers said Thursday the Sierra snowpack is only 67 percent of normal in this winter's first manual measurement. The amount of snow is ...

The Most Important New California Environmental and Health Laws of 2019 - KQED
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Most Important New California Environmental and Health Laws of 2019    KQED One of the largest wind wind farms in the U.S., near Palm Springs, in 2016. California now begins on the long road to complying with a new law mandating that ...

Harvard Quietly Amasses California Vineyards—and the Water Underneath - The Wall Street Journal
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Harvard Quietly Amasses California Vineyards—and the Water Underneath    The Wall Street Journal Making a bet on climate change, the university's $39 billion endowment has been snapping up farmland and the related rights. In a warming planet, few ...

Water savings may cause suffering for burrowing owls - High Country News
11/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Water savings may cause suffering for burrowing owls    High Country News Can the tiny raptors adapt to irrigation changes in California's warming farm fields?

Water in California - The Economist
11/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Water in California    The Economist THE FEDERAL government and the state of California seem to love suing each other, and have done so dozens of times in the past two years without causing ...

If Proposition 3 Passes, 2018 Could Become California's Highest-Funded Year for Water Projects in Decades - Pacific Standard
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
If Proposition 3 Passes, 2018 Could Become California's Highest-Funded Year for Water Projects in Decades    Pacific Standard A quick guide to Proposition 3, among the more confusing measures on which Californians will vote on November 6th.

Can California Embrace Israeli Water Technology? - Jewish Journal
10/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Can California Embrace Israeli Water Technology?    Jewish Journal Even on the heels of California's historic drought, water use has steadily returned to pre-drought levels, particularly in affluent Southern California communities.

Almond Farms Keep Growing, and Keep Moving on Water Conservation - News Deeply
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Almond Farms Keep Growing, and Keep Moving on Water Conservation    News Deeply California grows 80 percent of the world's almonds, generating $11 billion annually for the state's economy. Richard Waycott of the Almond Board of California ...

California's Largest Proposed Water Storage Project Hits Regulatory Hurdles - Pacific Standard
10/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
California's Largest Proposed Water Storage Project Hits Regulatory Hurdles    Pacific Standard Sites Reservoir, the largest new water storage proposal in California, recently won a commitment of $816 million in state funds to help with construction.

How parched states like California fight wildfires - Popular Science
8/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
How parched states like California fight wildfires    Popular Science Twin blazes sparked almost two weeks ago in Northern California have flared into the Mendocino Complex Fire, largest wildfire the Golden State has seen in ...

Why Trump Is Blaming California's Wildfires on Water - The New Republic
8/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Why Trump Is Blaming California's Wildfires on Water    The New Republic Last year was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire season in California's history. But that soon could change. As the state enters the peak month of fire ...

Deeply Talks: Water Conservation and Efficiency Challenges — Water Deeply - News Deeply
8/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Deeply Talks: Water Conservation and Efficiency Challenges — Water Deeply    News Deeply In this month's episode of Deeply Talks, Water Deeply managing editor Tara Lohan discussed California's statewide and local conservation and efficiency efforts ...

New state water conservation laws set for 2019 - Coast News
6/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
New state water conservation laws set for 2019    Coast News REGION — In less than six months, California will begin to enact new statewide water conservation laws. Senate Bill 606 and Assembly Bill 1668 call for new ...

Why California's Limit on Residential Water Use Doesn't Really Exist - Pacific Standard
6/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Why California's Limit on Residential Water Use Doesn't Really Exist    Pacific Standard Lost in the excitement around the legislation is the fact that water agencies have no way to measure how much water their customers use indoors.

Look out, California. More punitive water restrictions are on their way - The San Luis Obispo Tribune
6/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Look out, California. More punitive water restrictions are on their way    The San Luis Obispo Tribune California water conservation restrictions are being enacted by Governor Jerry Brown and the CA Legislature because of the drought. But the laws are harsh and ...

California Limits Daily Personal Water Use to 55 Gallons – Kind Of - News Deeply
6/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
California Limits Daily Personal Water Use to 55 Gallons – Kind Of    News Deeply The state's new per capita limit on indoor water use is groundbreaking, but there is no practical way to enforce it. Rather, it is intended to inspire more ...

New California Water Law Restricts How Much Water People Can Use - CBS Sacramento
6/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
New California Water Law Restricts How Much Water People Can Use    CBS Sacramento SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – There will soon be more focus on flushes and scrutiny over showers with a new law signed in by the governor. California is now the ...

No, Californians, you won't be fined $1,000 if you shower and do laundry the same day - The Tribune
6/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
No, Californians, you won't be fined $1,000 if you shower and do laundry the same day    The Tribune Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills mandating permanent water conservation, including goals for indoor water use. A blog called Zero Hedge falsely claims the ...

Get ready to save water: Permanent California restrictions approved by Gov. Jerry Brown - The Modesto Bee
5/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Get ready to save water: Permanent California restrictions approved by Gov. Jerry Brown    The Modesto Bee Gov. Jerry Brown on May 31, 2018, signed a pair of bills to establish new standards for indoor and outdoor residential water use in California. The targets ...

California adopts legislation aimed at permanently boosting water conservation - The Desert Sun
5/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
California adopts legislation aimed at permanently boosting water conservation    The Desert Sun Gov. Jerry Brown approves legislation establishing water-efficiency standards in California.

California moves closer to crafting specific water caps for urban districts - Los Angeles Times
5/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
California moves closer to crafting specific water caps for urban districts    Los Angeles Times The legislature passes a pair of bills that will ultimately give the state more control over urban water use. But critics complain the legislation won't do much to ...

Editorial: California must make water conservation restrictions permanent - San Francisco Chronicle
2/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Editorial: California must make water conservation restrictions permanent    San Francisco Chronicle California's drought is coming back. Now it's time for the state Water Resources Control Board to enforce conservation measures on a permanent basis.

California drought: Water conservation slipping statewide as dry weather returns - East Bay Times
2/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
California drought: Water conservation slipping statewide as dry weather returns    East Bay Times As California suffers through another dry winter, increasing fears that drought conditions may be returning, the state's residents are dropping conservation habits ...

A silver lining from California's drought: Water conservation led to reduced energy use and less pollution - Los Angeles Times
1/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
A silver lining from California's drought: Water conservation led to reduced energy use and less pollution    Los Angeles Times Scientists have found a silver lining to California's historic drought: Residents' efforts to conserve water led to reductions in electricity use and pollution.

California's drought is over, but water conservation remains a 'way of life' - AccuWeather.com
4/28/2017 3:00:00 AM
California's drought is over, but water conservation remains a 'way of life'    AccuWeather.com California's drought emergency is over, but reducing water use remains as important as ever as the state recovers from the impacts and prepares for likely future ...

Where Is California Leadership on Ag Water Conservation? - Natural Resources Defense Council
4/7/2017 3:00:00 AM
Where Is California Leadership on Ag Water Conservation?    Natural Resources Defense Council Whether it's a wet or dry year, California uses more water than is naturally available. And as climate change brings longer, more frequent droughts, rising sea ...

California lifts tough statewide water conservation rules - Sacramento Bee
5/18/2016 3:00:00 AM
California lifts tough statewide water conservation rules    Sacramento Bee Marking a major shift in California water policy, state regulators Wednesday voted to lift the statewide conservation targets that for the past year have required ...

Water Resources News Items
State water regulators see role for Kern's oil industry in groundwater sustainability planning - The Bakersfield Californian
6/26/2019 10:45:00 PM
State water regulators see role for Kern's oil industry in groundwater sustainability planning    The Bakersfield Californian Contrary to what you may have heard, oil and water apparently mix just fine, especially with regard to California's landmark efforts to bring Central Valley ...

Fire-ravaged Paradise water agency faces state ultimatum: Fix your cracked dam spillway - Sacramento Bee
6/26/2019 5:30:00 AM
Fire-ravaged Paradise water agency faces state ultimatum: Fix your cracked dam spillway    Sacramento Bee The Paradise Irrigation District, already in financial trouble after the Camp Fire, has been told by California water officials to fix Magalia Dam. The district is ...

Despite Record Snow Melt, Toxic Algae Continues To Bloom In California Lakes And Ponds - Capital Public Radio News
6/25/2019 3:07:30 PM
Despite Record Snow Melt, Toxic Algae Continues To Bloom In California Lakes And Ponds    Capital Public Radio News A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom at Clear Lake, Lake County, California, resulted in oxygen depletion in the water and the subsequent mortality of ...

PG&E Is Said to Float $31 Billion Bankruptcy Restructuring Plan - Bloomberg
6/21/2019 1:02:00 PM
PG&E Is Said to Float $31 Billion Bankruptcy Restructuring Plan    Bloomberg PG&E Corp. has been shopping a new plan that would see the bankrupt California utility emerge from bankruptcy in March with a $14 billion fund established to ...

California governor to propose 'liquidity fund' to address wildfire costs - Utility Dive
6/21/2019 10:15:03 AM
California governor to propose 'liquidity fund' to address wildfire costs    Utility Dive Creditors of bankrupt Pacific Gas & Electric have endorsed the recommendations of California's Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery, ...

California Recycling Bill Highlights Rift Between Mainstream Environmentalism And Environmental Justice Movement - The Seattle Medium - Seattle Medium
6/21/2019 9:09:25 AM
California Recycling Bill Highlights Rift Between Mainstream Environmentalism And Environmental Justice Movement - The Seattle Medium    Seattle Medium By Khalil Abdullah. (Trice Edney Wire) – When a group of liberal lawmakers in the state capitol in Sacramento recently proposed legislation that would raise the ...

Some California regulators get poor grades from environmental watchdog - Sacramento Bee
6/20/2019 1:00:00 PM
Some California regulators get poor grades from environmental watchdog    Sacramento Bee Several California regulators received poor marks from an environmental justice watchdog, which argued that the state agencies have failed to prioritize human ...

California American Water Desalination Project Awarded $10 Million State Grant - Yahoo Finance
6/19/2019 12:59:00 PM
California American Water Desalination Project Awarded $10 Million State Grant    Yahoo Finance The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced today they will provide a $10 million grant to public utility, California American Water, to help ...

Consumer Confidence Reports Show Excellent Water Quality in California - Business Wire
6/18/2019 3:56:00 PM
Consumer Confidence Reports Show Excellent Water Quality in California    Business Wire California American Water published the 2018 Consumer Confidence Reports, which demonstrate high quality water *service* throughout its state districts.

Utah joins water officials from 7 states to urge California to preserve Colorado River - KUTV 2News
6/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Utah joins water officials from 7 states to urge California to preserve Colorado River    KUTV 2News Utah is now working with representatives from seven states to urge California to sign off on a plan to preserve the Colorado River. According to the Associated ...

Record Resources and Transportation Pork Barrel Projects in California's Largest State Budget - California Globe
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Record Resources and Transportation Pork Barrel Projects in California's Largest State Budget    California Globe California's largest state budget ever — $215 billion — is larded with a record number of local pork-barrel projects injected by individual legislators, often in ...

Unprecedented funding for research into atmospheric rivers and stormwater capture in California approved by legislature - YubaNet
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Unprecedented funding for research into atmospheric rivers and stormwater capture in California approved by legislature    YubaNet FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. June 14, 2019 – The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will receive $9.25 million toward funding for research into ...

California budget to provide $9.25 million for research into atmospheric rivers - The Mercury News
6/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
California budget to provide $9.25 million for research into atmospheric rivers    The Mercury News SACRAMENTO — California's 2019-20 budget will provide $9.25 million to study atmospheric rivers in an effort to improve flood control. Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, ...

California and Water: Half Environmental Nightmare, Half Remarkable Success Story - The New York Times
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
California and Water: Half Environmental Nightmare, Half Remarkable Success Story    The New York Times In “The Dreamt Land,” Mark Arax chronicles California's attempt to control its greatest natural resource, often to detrimental effect.

Water, water everywhere: Good and bad of California's rising reservoir levels - KTVU San Francisco
6/5/2019 8:27:24 PM
Water, water everywhere: Good and bad of California's rising reservoir levels    KTVU San Francisco CALIFORNIA (KTVU) - "Use it or lose it" is what state and federal water managers in California are wrestling with as one of the biggest precipitation years has the ...

California American Water Acquires Rio Plaza Water Company - Yahoo Finance
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
California American Water Acquires Rio Plaza Water Company    Yahoo Finance California American Water today announced the closing of acquisition and its commencement of operations of the Rio Plaza Water Company in Ventura County.

Putting a Tempest into a Teapot: Can California Better Use Winter Storms to Refill its Aquifers? - Stanford University News
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Putting a Tempest into a Teapot: Can California Better Use Winter Storms to Refill its Aquifers?    Stanford University News With new rules coming into effect, farmers and municipalities using groundwater must either find more water to support the aquifers or take cropland out of use.

California sees biggest June snowpack in nearly a decade thanks to spring storms - Los Angeles Times
6/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
California sees biggest June snowpack in nearly a decade thanks to spring storms    Los Angeles Times During a weekend that's widely known as the unofficial start of summer in California, visitors who trekked to Lake Tahoe for Memorial Day were met with a flurry ...

California Snowpack Measures at 202% of Average for This Time of Year - KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento
6/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Snowpack Measures at 202% of Average for This Time of Year    KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The amount of snow blanketing the Sierra Nevada is even larger than the 2017 snowpack that pulled the state out of a five-year ...

Answer to California Landscape Riddle Lies Underground - Eos
5/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Answer to California Landscape Riddle Lies Underground    Eos A sharp divide lies in Northern California. Near the coast, moderate temperatures and plentiful annual rainfall give rise to a lush forest. But then there's an abrupt ...

Goes Back to Court to Save Water in California | NRDC - Natural Resources Defense Council
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Goes Back to Court to Save Water in California | NRDC    Natural Resources Defense Council This week, NRDC filed suit against El Dorado County in Northern California, citing the county's continuing failure to comply with state regulations designed to ...

Despite Double the Water Average in 2019, CA Imposing Water Rationing and Regulations - California Globe
5/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Despite Double the Water Average in 2019, CA Imposing Water Rationing and Regulations    California Globe California is abundant in natural resources: water, oil and natural gas, seafood, timber and minerals. Yet, the state has imposed water rationing on the state's ...

They Grow the Nation’s Food, but They Can’t Drink the Water - The New York Times
5/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
They Grow the Nation’s Food, but They Can’t Drink the Water    The New York Times The soil in California's farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley.

READ: California Water Crisis Hits Latinx Farmworkers - ColorLines magazine
5/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
READ: California Water Crisis Hits Latinx Farmworkers    ColorLines magazine In California's agricultural center, farmers and their families are living with toxic, potentially deadly, water that is a direct result of the thriving industry. A new ...

Oroville Dam spillway concerns? DWR say no - The Mercury News
5/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Oroville Dam spillway concerns? DWR say no    The Mercury News OROVILLE — The California Department of Water Resources released a Lake Oroville community update on Monday afternoon amid rumors of ongoing safety ...

The key conflicts over California's evolving water supply - CALmatters
5/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
The key conflicts over California's evolving water supply    CALmatters How California's water supply is divvied up over the next few years could mean shifting resources from farmland to urban use and environmental enhancement.

Busy Times for California Leaders and Environmentalists - Natural Resources Defense Council
5/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Busy Times for California Leaders and Environmentalists    Natural Resources Defense Council Legislative leaders, with pro-environment majorities in both the State Assembly and Senate are moving ahead with ambitious progressive agendas.

California's Bold Step Forward Into the Contentious World of Wetlands Regulation | The Recorder - Law.com
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
California's Bold Step Forward Into the Contentious World of Wetlands Regulation | The Recorder    Law.com In April the California State Water Resources Control Board unanimously approved a comprehensive new legal framework for protecting California's wetlands ...

Snow survey near Lake Tahoe finds California water nearly doubled - Tahoe Daily Tribune
5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Snow survey near Lake Tahoe finds California water nearly doubled    Tahoe Daily Tribune PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. — California cities and farms can expect ample water supplies this summer after winter storms blanketed the Sierra Nevada, nearly ...

Good news for California water supply: Spring snowpack still deep and will melt slowly - Los Angeles Times
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Good news for California water supply: Spring snowpack still deep and will melt slowly    Los Angeles Times The Department of Water Resources concluded the state's final measurement of the snowpack on Thursday — one not typically recorded in May because there ...

California scraps WaterFix, begins plans for single tunnel - thepress.net
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
California scraps WaterFix, begins plans for single tunnel    thepress.net Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration took action to kill the controversial WaterFix project — also known as the Twin Tunnels — and directed state ...

CA Twin Tunnels Project Officially Dead - California Globe
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
CA Twin Tunnels Project Officially Dead    California Globe The Department of Water Resources today withdrew its permit application before the State Water Resources Control Board for the twin tunnels project, known as ...

California Water Board Faces Lawsuit Over New Wetlands Rules - Courthouse News Service
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Water Board Faces Lawsuit Over New Wetlands Rules    Courthouse News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – With the Trump administration trudging ahead and re-writing another Obama-era environmental law, wary California regulators last ...

California Drinking Water - Environmental Working Group
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Drinking Water    Environmental Working Group The array of toxic pollutants in California drinking water could in combination cause more than 15000 excess cases of cancer, according to a peer-reviewed ...

Gov. Gavin Newsom hits back at Trump in new fight over who controls California water - Sacramento Bee
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Gavin Newsom hits back at Trump in new fight over who controls California water    Sacramento Bee Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration is taking unprecedented steps to combat President Donald Trump's efforts to ship more water to his agricultural allies in the ...

Cancer-Causing Chemical Taints Drinking Water in Paradise After Camp Fire - KTLA Los Angeles
4/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cancer-Causing Chemical Taints Drinking Water in Paradise After Camp Fire    KTLA Los Angeles The drinking water in Paradise, California, where 85 people died last year in the nation's worst wildfire in a century, is contaminated with the cancer-causing ...

The Central Valley is sinking as farmers drill for water. But it can be saved, study says - Sacramento Bee
4/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Central Valley is sinking as farmers drill for water. But it can be saved, study says    Sacramento Bee California's Central Valley is sinking as its aquifers lose water to groundwater drilling by farmers. A study from Stanford University has identified a way for the ...

California Water Board Finds Oil-industry Contaminants in Water Wells - Center for Biological Diversity
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Water Board Finds Oil-industry Contaminants in Water Wells    Center for Biological Diversity SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Oil-industry pollutants were present in water-supply wells in Kern County, according to a new report released by the State Water ...

SB307 goes against California’s water needs - Press-Enterprise
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
SB307 goes against California’s water needs    Press-Enterprise California is finishing one of its rainiest winters in decades, which leaves most of us pining for less water rather than more of it. But it wasn't long ago the state ...

Protect the state’s environmental legacy from Trump’s onslaughts - Los Angeles Times
4/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Protect the state’s environmental legacy from Trump’s onslaughts    Los Angeles Times California should pass SB 1 to protect itself against Trump administration efforts to drain rivers and wetlands and de-list endangered species.

California Dam's Rebuilt Spillway 'Performing as Expected' During 1st Water Release - Claims Journal
4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Dam's Rebuilt Spillway 'Performing as Expected' During 1st Water Release    Claims Journal OROVILLE, Calif. -- Water rushed down the rebuilt spillway at the nation's tallest dam for the first time since it crumbled in heavy rain two years ago.

‘California Water Supply Dream’: Key Survey Shows Sierra Snowpack Measures 162% - KTLA Los Angeles
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
‘California Water Supply Dream’: Key Survey Shows Sierra Snowpack Measures 162%    KTLA Los Angeles A very wet winter across California has resulted in a massive snowpack in the Sierra Nevada, a key indicator for the state's water supply in the months ahead.

California adopts new wetlands rules to protect them from Trump rollbacks - Los Angeles Times
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
California adopts new wetlands rules to protect them from Trump rollbacks    Los Angeles Times California's wetlands and seasonal streams got new state protections Tuesday, ahead of the Trump administration's rollback of the Clean Water Act.

California turns to dam's spillway for 1st time since crisis - The Associated Press
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
California turns to dam's spillway for 1st time since crisis    The Associated Press OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An epic winter of rain and snow has refilled California's reservoirs and pressed into *service* a spillway at the nation's tallest dam ...

California's Monster Snow Year ... 'It's Been a Wild Ride' - KQED
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
California's Monster Snow Year ... 'It's Been a Wild Ride'    KQED The year's biggest snowpack survey is tomorrow, and state officials are expecting to find near-record numbers. 4th of July skiing, ample water, big money f.

Oroville Dam spillway to be used Tuesday. The state says it’s ready - Sacramento Bee
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Oroville Dam spillway to be used Tuesday. The state says it’s ready    Sacramento Bee The California Department of Water Resources said Sunday that it expects to use the Oroville Dam spillway Tuesday for the first time since the 2017 evacuation ...

Water Resources Control Board must act to protect wetlands - Sacramento Bee
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water Resources Control Board must act to protect wetlands    Sacramento Bee California has the power to protect its wetlands from the Trump administration's attacks. The State Water Resources Control Board must act now to protect our ...

Trump administration sues California to block water plan for fish - Sacramento Bee
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump administration sues California to block water plan for fish    Sacramento Bee The Trump administration Thursday sued California's State Water Resources Control Board over its plan to reallocate river water to help salmon and other fish ...

STATE: Department of Water Resources prepares for potential use of Oroville Dam's main spillway - Lake County News
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
STATE: Department of Water Resources prepares for potential use of Oroville Dam's main spillway    Lake County News NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – The California Department of Water Resources is closely monitoring Oroville reservoir levels and current forecasts.

How California is defying Trump’s environmental rollbacks - Los Angeles Times
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
How California is defying Trump’s environmental rollbacks    Los Angeles Times The Trump administration's attacks on environmental regulations are hitting a wall in California, where the state is using its own laws to maintain water ...

The Problem with California's Watered Down Farmgate Data - Natural Resources Defense Council
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Problem with California's Watered Down Farmgate Data    Natural Resources Defense Council Even though the law requires water delivery reports, too many are missing. Water data is a public resource, and the agency responsible for collecting FGDRs, ...

Sierra Snowpack at 156% as Some CA Ski Resorts Get Over 550 Inches of Snow This Season - KTLA Los Angeles
3/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sierra Snowpack at 156% as Some CA Ski Resorts Get Over 550 Inches of Snow This Season    KTLA Los Angeles A very wet winter across California recently pulled the state out of drought for the first time in years, and it's also been a boon for the Sierra snowpack, now at a ...

California Water Board Aggressive PFAS Investigation Plan - The National Law Review
3/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Water Board Aggressive PFAS Investigation Plan    The National Law Review California State Water Resources Control Board announced it will soon issue orders to owners and operators of more than a thousand facilities requiring ...

California's Drought Is Over. What Will That Mean for Water Use? - Pacific Standard
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
California's Drought Is Over. What Will That Mean for Water Use?    Pacific Standard For the first time in eight years, California is drought-free. According to the United States Drought Monitor, which uses data from National Oceanic and ...

US Disaster Agency Rejects $306M For Oroville Dam Repair - Capital Public Radio News
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
US Disaster Agency Rejects $306M For Oroville Dam Repair    Capital Public Radio News The California Department of Water Resources says it has completed the demolition of the top 730 feet of the spillway that failed in February of 2017. Ezra David ...

Sierra snowpack well above average; California looking at 'excellent water year' - Tahoe Daily Tribune
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sierra snowpack well above average; California looking at 'excellent water year'    Tahoe Daily Tribune The California Department of Water Resources reported Thursday that Sierra snowpack is now 153 percent of average to date. A manual measurement at ...

Sierra snowpack shows promise for California's water supply, experts say - FOX 11 Los Angeles
2/28/2019 11:56:10 AM
Sierra snowpack shows promise for California's water supply, experts say    FOX 11 Los Angeles When it snows, it can affect drought conditions and water supplies hundreds of miles away in the Southern California area. How much is determined by the ...

February storms doubled Sierra snowpack, state snow survey shows - San Francisco Chronicle
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
February storms doubled Sierra snowpack, state snow survey shows    San Francisco Chronicle Storms that pummeled Northern California with rain and snowfall in February helped double the Sierra Nevada snowpack since January, state officials said ...

What's Gavin Newsom's plan for sustainable water in California? We still have little idea - Los Angeles Times
2/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
What's Gavin Newsom's plan for sustainable water in California? We still have little idea    Los Angeles Times Gov. Gavin Newsom's references to water in his first State of the State address were brief, but enough to make fiercely competing factions each believe the new ...

EDF Statement on Changes at California State Water Resources Control Board - Environmental Defense Fund
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
EDF Statement on Changes at California State Water Resources Control Board    Environmental Defense Fund (SACRAMENTO, CA – February 12, 2019) “EDF thanks Felicia Marcus for her outstanding public *service* as chair of the California State Water Resources ...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom downsizes Delta water project: one tunnel, not two - Sacramento Bee
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Gov. Gavin Newsom downsizes Delta water project: one tunnel, not two    Sacramento Bee Gov. Gavin Newsom, diving into one of California's most contentious water issues, said Tuesday he wants to downsize the Delta tunnels project. The Democratic ...

Conservation vs agriculture: The battle over water in California - Earth.com
2/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Conservation vs agriculture: The battle over water in California    Earth.com As farmers and conservationists battle over water, California's State Water Resources Board argues that they can co-exist.

Sacramento Valley Town Sank Over 2 Feet in 9 Years, California Dept. of Water Resources Finds - KTLA Los Angeles
2/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sacramento Valley Town Sank Over 2 Feet in 9 Years, California Dept. of Water Resources Finds    KTLA Los Angeles A Northern California community sank more than 2 feet in nine years, the starkest example of how tapping groundwater in times of drought has caused parts of ...

January Storms Lift California’s Sierra Snowpack Back to Normal - KTLA Los Angeles
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
January Storms Lift California’s Sierra Snowpack Back to Normal    KTLA Los Angeles January storms raised the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack to normal for this time of year, an important development for California's water supply, state officials said ...

Ecosystem Investment Partners Teams Up With California Department of Water Resources on Lookout Slough - GlobeNewswire
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Ecosystem Investment Partners Teams Up With California Department of Water Resources on Lookout Slough    GlobeNewswire SOLANO COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP), a private restoration investment firm, announced today ...

San Francisco, farmers team up to fight California’s ‘water grab’ - Sacramento Bee
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
San Francisco, farmers team up to fight California’s ‘water grab’    Sacramento Bee The city of San Francisco, the Turlock Irrigation District and others sued the State Water Resources Control Board on Thursday, protesting a plan to shift more ...

California snowpack below average in year’s first survey – ‘anything is possible’ for water supply - Merced Sun-Star
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
California snowpack below average in year’s first survey – ‘anything is possible’ for water supply    Merced Sun-Star Despite a flurry of recent winter storms, the California Department of Water Resources' first snow survey of the year on Thursday was below average. But the ...

Dwindling Sierra Nevada Snowpack Will Squeeze California Water Resources - WeatherNation
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dwindling Sierra Nevada Snowpack Will Squeeze California Water Resources    WeatherNation [NOAA by Michon Scott]. Snowmelt from the Sierra Nevada Mountains provides roughly 75 percent of California's agricultural water, and 60 percent of Southern ...

Trump Claims California Is Mismanaging Water Resources, Dismissing the Drought - KTLA Los Angeles
10/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump Claims California Is Mismanaging Water Resources, Dismissing the Drought    KTLA Los Angeles President Trump claimed Tuesday that California mismanages its water resources, dismissing the possibility of drought and accusing the state of sending water ...