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 (111)
There are 111 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
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.
Janet Wolfe - Director of Marketing and Communications - Albuquerque, NM
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Fogarty Land and Environmental
Michael Fogarty - Earth Scientist - Canaan, NH
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Bob Boagni, P.E. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Hoover Consulting
Michael F. Hoover - Santa Barbara, CA
HWR Engineering & Science
Mike Wilson - Arcata, CA
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
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
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
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
Licensed Water Well Contractors
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
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 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
- 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
By:

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
By:

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 (63)
There are 63 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 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
- 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 (63)
There are 63 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 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
- 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
SGMA sharpens focus on conjunctive use - California Farm Bureau
7/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
SGMA sharpens focus on conjunctive use    California Farm Bureau Requirements to balance supplies in California groundwater basins have refocused attention on how best to achieve recharge, and on what's known as the ...

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 ...

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
Victory on Santa Ynez River to Protect Endangered Steelhead - Santa Barbara Edhat
9/20/2019 2:37:00 PM
Victory on Santa Ynez River to Protect Endangered Steelhead    Santa Barbara Edhat Source: Environmental Defense Center. [On Tuesday], the Environmental Defense Center (“EDC”) on behalf of California Trout, Inc. (“CalTrout”) secured a major ...

Many Join the UC ANR Ranks - California Ag Today
9/20/2019 10:24:00 AM
Many Join the UC ANR Ranks    California Ag Today Eight academics joined the ranks of UC Cooperative Extension advisors, specialists and an academic coordinator over the last few months.

Climate change could mean less farming in the West - GreenBiz
9/20/2019 4:10:00 AM
Climate change could mean less farming in the West    GreenBiz Colorado and California are rethinking water management for a hotter, drier future, while balancing urban water needs with the benefits agriculture brings to ...

Will climate change mean less farming in the West? | #CoveringClimateNow - TucsonSentinel.com
9/19/2019 7:57:27 PM
Will climate change mean less farming in the West? | #CoveringClimateNow    TucsonSentinel.com Colorado and California are rethinking water management for a hotter, drier future, while balancing urban water needs with the benefits agriculture brings to ...

Environmental Groups Land Whopper of Victory to Help Endangered Steelhead Trout - Noozhawk
9/18/2019 4:40:00 PM
Environmental Groups Land Whopper of Victory to Help Endangered Steelhead Trout    Noozhawk The Environmental Defense Center (EDC) on behalf of California Trout, Inc. (CalTrout) on Tuesday secured a major victory for Southern California steelhead on ...

Trump vs. California heats up - Politico
9/18/2019 10:00:00 AM
Trump vs. California heats up    Politico EPA water chief faces House panel — The latest on SPR.

Groups Achieve Victory on Santa Ynez River to Protect Endangered Steelhead - YubaNet
9/17/2019 7:47:00 PM
Groups Achieve Victory on Santa Ynez River to Protect Endangered Steelhead    YubaNet Santa Barbara County, CA, Sept. 17, 2019 — Today, the Environmental Defense Center (“EDC”) on behalf of California Trout, Inc. (“CalTrout”) secured a major ...

Ready To Transition Your Yard To a Water-Efficient Landscape? Then Join Us For California Friendly and Fabulous! - Inland Empire
9/17/2019 1:23:00 PM
Ready To Transition Your Yard To a Water-Efficient Landscape? Then Join Us For California Friendly and Fabulous!    Inland Empire San Bernardino, Ca – The San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District will be kicking off its annual water-efficient landscape workshop series on Saturday, ...

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California approves $5 million storm water pilot program - Storm Water Solutions
9/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California approves $5 million storm water pilot program    Storm Water Solutions The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is prioritizing the management of storm water with the approval of $5 million for a pilot program.

Southern California water agency approves $5 million for stormwater pilot - The Daily Breeze
9/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Southern California water agency approves $5 million for stormwater pilot    The Daily Breeze The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California on Tuesday, Sept. 10, approved $5 million for a stormwater pilot project to determine the best and most ...

California boat fire victims: Memories of who they were - Los Angeles Times
9/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
California boat fire victims: Memories of who they were    Los Angeles Times The passengers of the Conception dive boat ended their second day in the waters off the California coast with a nighttime swim, exploring a lush, watery world ...

Memphis VA doctor among California boat fire victims - Paducah Sun
9/7/2019 1:15:00 AM
Memphis VA doctor among California boat fire victims    Paducah Sun From a veteran water polo coach to a Singaporean data scientist, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love for the ...

California boat fire: What we know about the victims - CBS News
9/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
California boat fire: What we know about the victims    CBS News From a veteran water polo coach to an advocate for the protection of sharks, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love ...

Making California's water supply resilient - Phys.Org
9/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Making California's water supply resilient    Phys.Org As with the stock market, climate change requires a diversified portfolio of solutions. California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed an executive order to ...

Newly Hired Scientist for California Among Boat Fire Victims - U.S. News & World Report
9/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Newly Hired Scientist for California Among Boat Fire Victims    U.S. News & World Report Aboard were engineers, free spirits and parents with their teenage and adult children — all brought together over a passion for scuba diving. Two people aboard ...

White Oak Announces Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing Program - News - ABL Advisor
9/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
White Oak Announces Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing Program - News    ABL Advisor White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (“White Oak”) is pleased to announce the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (“CSCDA”) has named ...

Sacramento’s Capitol Mall fountain could be demolished as part of building project - Sacramento Bee
8/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sacramento’s Capitol Mall fountain could be demolished as part of building project    Sacramento Bee A proposal by the California Department of General Services to remove the fountain at the center of Capitol Mall has distressed preservationists who say the ...

Public water agency in Montclair helps public conserve water and protects future water needs - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
8/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Public water agency in Montclair helps public conserve water and protects future water needs    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin The Waterwise Community Center for the Chino Basin Water Conservation District in Montclair features a California Native Garden display. Established in 1949 ...

The Alfalfa Project, a California Based Water Conservation Project, Targets Water Savings of Over 300 Billion Gallons of Water Annually - Yahoo Finance
8/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Alfalfa Project, a California Based Water Conservation Project, Targets Water Savings of Over 300 Billion Gallons of Water Annually    Yahoo Finance From Texas to Nebraska, the high winds and choking dust of America's infamous Dust Bowl swept the region, killing people, livestock, and local economies.

Overpopulation, Not Climate Change, Caused California's Water Crisis - The American Conservative
7/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Overpopulation, Not Climate Change, Caused California's Water Crisis    The American Conservative The state has grown massively since the 1950s, creating a serious irrigation challenge that green tut-tutting won't fix. By Gilbert T. Sewall • July 30, 2019 ...

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 ...

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.

Residents reminded of water conservation rules | Local News - West Side Index & Gustine Press-Standard
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Residents reminded of water conservation rules | Local News    West Side Index & Gustine Press-Standard NEWMAN - The winter was wet, and the memories of California's record-setting drought years are receding.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 officials say a new plan will make water conservation 'a way of life' - Washington Post
12/31/2016 3:00:00 AM
California officials say a new plan will make water conservation 'a way of life'    Washington Post Heading into a sixth year of record drought, the state seeks to monitor nearly every drop.

California's new water conservation plan focuses on cities - KPCC
12/1/2016 3:00:00 AM
California's new water conservation plan focuses on cities    KPCC California officials crafting a new conservation plan for the state's dry future drew criticism from environmentalists on Thursday for failing to require more cutbacks ...

California is backsliding on water conservation. L.A. can't and won't follow suit - Los Angeles Times
9/12/2016 3:00:00 AM
California is backsliding on water conservation. L.A. can't and won't follow suit    Los Angeles Times the five year drought continues with Los Angeles receiving less than 39 inches of rain over that time period: less than 8 inches annually.

Making Water Conservation a Way of Life in California - Natural Resources Defense Council
5/9/2016 3:00:00 AM
Making Water Conservation a Way of Life in California    Natural Resources Defense Council The top action item in California's Water Action Plan is to "make conservation a way of life." In order to accomplish this, we cannot allow ourselves and the public ...

Water Resources News Items
California's chronic water overuse leads to sinking towns, arsenic pollution - CBC News
9/22/2019 4:00:00 AM
California's chronic water overuse leads to sinking towns, arsenic pollution    CBC News For more than a century farmers in California's Central Valley have been pumping water out of the ground — so much so that the land is slowly sinking, ...

New Report Reveals that 'Green' California Seeks to Expand Oil and Gas Operations - SF Bay Area Indymedia
9/20/2019 7:18:00 PM
New Report Reveals that 'Green' California Seeks to Expand Oil and Gas Operations    SF Bay Area Indymedia Corporations are planning seven additional unneeded gas-fired plants for California,” the report revealed. “For years, California regulators have approved, and ...

Victory on Santa Ynez River to Protect Endangered Steelhead - Santa Barbara Edhat
9/20/2019 2:37:00 PM
Victory on Santa Ynez River to Protect Endangered Steelhead    Santa Barbara Edhat Source: Environmental Defense Center. [On Tuesday], the Environmental Defense Center (“EDC”) on behalf of California Trout, Inc. (“CalTrout”) secured a major ...

Many Join the UC ANR Ranks - California Ag Today
9/20/2019 10:24:00 AM
Many Join the UC ANR Ranks    California Ag Today Eight academics joined the ranks of UC Cooperative Extension advisors, specialists and an academic coordinator over the last few months.

Seven Warrants Served in Trinity County for Cannabis Grows - Redheaded Blackbelt
9/20/2019 9:34:00 AM
Seven Warrants Served in Trinity County for Cannabis Grows    Redheaded Blackbelt During the week of August 26, wildlife officers at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) served seven search warrants in Trinity County and ...

South County stakeholders mull how to raise $150 million for dam repairs. - Monterey County Weekly
9/19/2019 7:19:00 PM
South County stakeholders mull how to raise $150 million for dam repairs.    Monterey County Weekly In February 2017, the Oroville Dam's spillways failed. It prompted the California Department of Water Resources' Division of Dam Safety to reevaluated the ...

CDFW and Partners Remove Illegal Cannabis Grows Near Sensitive Wildlife Habitat in Trinity and Shasta Counties - CDFW News
9/19/2019 6:03:00 PM
CDFW and Partners Remove Illegal Cannabis Grows Near Sensitive Wildlife Habitat in Trinity and Shasta Counties    CDFW News During the week of August 26, wildlife officers at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) served seven search warrants in Trinity County and ...

Fi$Cal Matters: California Controller Concerned About Delayed $1 Billion System - Governing
9/19/2019 7:44:53 AM
Fi$Cal Matters: California Controller Concerned About Delayed $1 Billion System    Governing (TNS) - The budget for California state government's long-developing accounting program has surpassed $1 billion, and more spending will be required before ...

Amid a Water Crisis, California Officials Fan Flames of Confusion - Undark Magazine
9/19/2019 2:45:00 AM
Amid a Water Crisis, California Officials Fan Flames of Confusion    Undark Magazine Opinion | Since the 2018 Camp Fire, carcinogens have lingered at dangerously high levels in the region's drinking water supply.

Demise of key environment bill could escalate California’s water wars - CALmatters
9/18/2019 6:43:00 PM
Demise of key environment bill could escalate California’s water wars    CALmatters The governor says a water accord already in progress is better for the state. But some groups will likely paint him as a politician who, when it mattered, sided with ...

How rock expands near soil surface in Southern Sierra Nevada - Science Daily
9/18/2019 4:44:05 PM
How rock expands near soil surface in Southern Sierra Nevada    Science Daily Weathering of subsurface rock in the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains of California occurs due more to rocks expanding than from chemical decomposition.

Environmental Groups Land Whopper of Victory to Help Endangered Steelhead Trout - Noozhawk
9/18/2019 4:40:00 PM
Environmental Groups Land Whopper of Victory to Help Endangered Steelhead Trout    Noozhawk The Environmental Defense Center (EDC) on behalf of California Trout, Inc. (CalTrout) on Tuesday secured a major victory for Southern California steelhead on ...

California Water Service’s Water Quality Laboratory Reaccredited By State Water Resources Control Board - Yahoo Finance
9/18/2019 4:15:00 PM
California Water Service’s Water Quality Laboratory Reaccredited By State Water Resources Control Board    Yahoo Finance The Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) has renewed its certification of California Water *Service's* (Cal Water) Water Quality Laboratory, ...

California’s Fi$Cal Accounting Project Tops $1B Mark - Government Technology
9/18/2019 3:18:38 PM
California’s Fi$Cal Accounting Project Tops $1B Mark    Government Technology (TNS) — The budget for California state government's long-developing accounting program has surpassed $1 billion, and more spending will be required before ...

Trump vs. California heats up - Politico
9/18/2019 10:00:00 AM
Trump vs. California heats up    Politico EPA water chief faces House panel — The latest on SPR.

$1 billion and climbing: new milestone for California government’s delayed tech program - Merced Sun-Star
9/18/2019 9:00:00 AM
$1 billion and climbing: new milestone for California government’s delayed tech program    Merced Sun-Star The budget for California state government's long-developing accounting program has surpassed $1 billion, and more spending will be required before all state ...

California to Increase Flows on Key River to Protect Trout - U.S. News & World Report
9/17/2019 7:36:00 PM
California to Increase Flows on Key River to Protect Trout    U.S. News & World Report SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials have ordered increased water flows on the Santa Ynez River in Santa Barbara County to protect endangered ...

Beyond Senate Bill 1: California has a chance to make water history - CALmatters
9/17/2019 3:00:00 PM
Beyond Senate Bill 1: California has a chance to make water history    CALmatters Gov. Gavin Newsom can make historic progress on California's water battles. Toni Atkins' Senate Bill 1 would have led to renewed fights.

Trump administration threatens jail time for California officials over river project - Sacramento Bee
9/17/2019 1:04:00 PM
Trump administration threatens jail time for California officials over river project    Sacramento Bee The U.S. Forest *Service* threatened California Department of Water Resources officials with fines and jail time over a proposal to reintroduce endangered ...

to assess California drinking water systems to identify risks and solutions | UCLA - UCLA Newsroom
9/17/2019 12:59:52 PM
to assess California drinking water systems to identify risks and solutions | UCLA    UCLA Newsroom The analysis by the Luskin Center for Innovation helps the state deliver on its legal recognition that safe, clean, affordable and accessible water is a human right.

California protects itself from Trump’s rollback of Clean Water Act - San Francisco Chronicle
9/16/2019 1:33:00 PM
California protects itself from Trump’s rollback of Clean Water Act    San Francisco Chronicle The Trump administration rolled back a key provision of the Clean Water Act on Thursday, doing away with protections for many wetlands and streams across ...

Want to Prevent California's Katrina? Grow a Marsh - Bay Nature
9/16/2019 12:09:47 PM
Want to Prevent California's Katrina? Grow a Marsh    Bay Nature Something is amiss on Sherman Island, a whale-shaped swath of farm and grazing land at the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers. If you don't ...

California regulators identify multi-gigawatt energy shortfall - pv magazine USA
9/16/2019 9:55:00 AM
California regulators identify multi-gigawatt energy shortfall    pv magazine USA The California Public Utilities Commission has issued a proposed decision calling for up to 2.5 GW of new energy resources within the transmission access area ...

Work continues at Lake Oroville Dam | News - Appeal-Democrat
9/15/2019 1:43:00 AM
Work continues at Lake Oroville Dam | News    Appeal-Democrat The California Department of Water Resources still has unfinished business at Lake Oroville, despite completion of major construction on the spillways earlier ...

Senate Bill 1 will not solve California's water war. It will make it worse - CALmatters
9/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Senate Bill 1 will not solve California's water war. It will make it worse    CALmatters California can end its water war through collaborations and voluntary agreements. Senate Bill 1 will make matters worse and end progress.

Unquenchable Thirst: Groundwater Bill Could Shift State's Water Management Approach - KCET
9/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Unquenchable Thirst: Groundwater Bill Could Shift State's Water Management Approach    KCET The latest salvo is California's long-running water wars has the potential to emerge as one of the most important pieces of water regulation in recent years.

Southern California water agency approves $5 million for stormwater pilot - The Daily Breeze
9/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Southern California water agency approves $5 million for stormwater pilot    The Daily Breeze The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California on Tuesday, Sept. 10, approved $5 million for a stormwater pilot project to determine the best and most ...

Farm Hands West: Two confirmed to the State Water Resources Board. - Agri-Pulse
9/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Farm Hands West: Two confirmed to the State Water Resources Board.    Agri-Pulse The California State Senate has voted to confirm Laurel Firestone and Sean Maguire as a member of the State Water Resources Control Board. Firestone's term ...

Water interests are fighting California's bid to block Trump's environmental rollbacks - Phys.Org
9/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water interests are fighting California's bid to block Trump's environmental rollbacks    Phys.Org California is close to adopting strict Obama-era federal environmental and worker safety rules that the Trump administration is dismantling. But as the legislative ...

Why MWD and Other Water Agencies Oppose SB 1 - Natural Resources Defense Council
9/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Why MWD and Other Water Agencies Oppose SB 1    Natural Resources Defense Council As today's Los Angeles Times reports, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) and other water districts that obtain water from the State ...

How California wildfires can impact water availability: Supercomputers used to analyze hydrological changes in a California watershed following a wildfire - Science Daily
9/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
How California wildfires can impact water availability: Supercomputers used to analyze hydrological changes in a California watershed following a wildfire    Science Daily A new study uses a numerical model of an important watershed in California to shed light on how wildfires can affect large-scale hydrological processes, such as ...

Groups Work to Restore Fish Populations, California Farm Bureau Federation Reports - Sierra Sun Times
9/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Groups Work to Restore Fish Populations, California Farm Bureau Federation Reports    Sierra Sun Times Machine operators place 12,000 tons of gravel into the upper Sacramento River near Redding to improve spawning habitat. The project is one of many projects ...

Making California's Water Supply Resilient - Stanford University News
9/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Making California's Water Supply Resilient    Stanford University News As with the stock market, climate change requires a diversified portfolio of solutions. California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed an executive order to ...

Hidden Danger in Water Confronts California Wildfire Survivors - Bloomberg Environment
9/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hidden Danger in Water Confronts California Wildfire Survivors    Bloomberg Environment California's 2018 Camp Fire was the deadliest blaze in state history. The fast-moving inferno burned 153000 acres in Butte County, destroyed nearly 19000 ...

Toxic Algae Warning Issued For Some California Lakes, Reservoirs - CBS San Francisco
8/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Toxic Algae Warning Issued For Some California Lakes, Reservoirs    CBS San Francisco SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water officials on Friday warned people who plan to enjoy the state's lakes and reservoirs this Labor Day weekend to be ...

PFAS toxins found in drinking water throughout Southern California - OCRegister
8/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
PFAS toxins found in drinking water throughout Southern California    OCRegister Wells of nearly two dozen Southern California water agencies have reportable levels of PFAS, a chemical family increasingly linked to cancer, liver and kidney ...

California State Water Resources Control Board Significantly Lowers PFAS Notification Levels - JD Supra
8/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
California State Water Resources Control Board Significantly Lowers PFAS Notification Levels    JD Supra On August 23, 2019, the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) announced updated, and significantly lowered state notification ...

State of California proposes plan for Delta levees - thepress.net
8/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
State of California proposes plan for Delta levees    thepress.net Last week, the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) held a public hearing to review proposed changes to how spending decisions on the maintenance of Delta ...

California on PFAS: Missing the Forest Through the Trees - Natural Resources Defense Council
8/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
California on PFAS: Missing the Forest Through the Trees    Natural Resources Defense Council California is missing a huge opportunity to deal more comprehensively with a large class of toxic, 'forever' chemicals, known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl ...

How Low Will The Regulators Go: California Sets New PFOA/PFOS Drinking Water Notification Guidelines - Lexology
8/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
How Low Will The Regulators Go: California Sets New PFOA/PFOS Drinking Water Notification Guidelines    Lexology On August 23, 2019, California's State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board) announced updated guidelines for local water agencies with respect…

California looks to Australia for ways to manage its groundwater after worst-ever drought - ABC News
8/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
California looks to Australia for ways to manage its groundwater after worst-ever drought    ABC News Californian farmers, experts and lawmakers are looking at Australia for answers as they approach the biggest water reforms in the history of the United States.

California Water Board OKs $1.3 Billion for Clean Drinking Water - Courthouse News Service
8/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Water Board OKs $1.3 Billion for Clean Drinking Water    Courthouse News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – California's water regulator voted Tuesday to spend $1.3 billion over the next 10 years to provide safe drinking water to ...

New Legislation Gives the California State Water Resources Control Board Expanded Authority to Order Testing for PFAS - JD Supra
8/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
New Legislation Gives the California State Water Resources Control Board Expanded Authority to Order Testing for PFAS    JD Supra The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) will have new, expansive authority to order public water systems to monitor for per- and ...

Baltimore is just a City; California is a State Transforming into 'Third World' Ugly - California Globe
8/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Baltimore is just a City; California is a State Transforming into 'Third World' Ugly    California Globe California was once a thriving two party state. We replaced it with the current one party state, one party rule. Scholar and Central Valley resident Victor Davis ...

California Releases Roadmap for Water Resources Sustainability - California Forward Reporting
7/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Releases Roadmap for Water Resources Sustainability    California Forward Reporting Earlier this month, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) released the California Water Plan Update 2018. Update 2018 outlines state strategies and ...

300 California Communities Can’t Drink From the Tap. Will More Money Make a Difference? - Civil Eats
7/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
300 California Communities Can’t Drink From the Tap. Will More Money Make a Difference?    Civil Eats A new fund created to direct cap-and-trade dollars to communities could bring clean drinking water to the state's agricultural communities.

California Approves Alternative Groundwater Sustainability Plans - Water & Wastes Digest
7/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Approves Alternative Groundwater Sustainability Plans    Water & Wastes Digest The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) approved nine alternatives to Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) to meet Sustainable Groundwater ...

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.

Key conflicts roil California’s ever-evolving waterscape - CALmatters
5/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Key conflicts roil California’s ever-evolving waterscape    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.

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 ...

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 ...

California Department of Water Resources Initiates Planning for Single Delta Tunnel - Environmental Defense Fund
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Department of Water Resources Initiates Planning for Single Delta Tunnel    Environmental Defense Fund Statement from Maurice Hall in response to California Department of Water Resources withdrawing plans for WaterFix and starting planning and permitting for ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...