Water Resources in Sonoma County

 Irrigation And Groundwater

   
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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.

 

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.

 

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 (117)
There are 117 resources serving Sonoma County in the following categories:
map itMap of Irrigation And Groundwater Organizations & Professionals serving Sonoma 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
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
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Santa Rosa Office
USDA Rural Development - Santa Rosa, CA
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
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
Hydrilla Program - CDFA
Dr. Patrick Akers - Program Manager - 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 Land Stewardship Institute
Laurel Marcus - Napa, 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
Fish Friendly Farming Environmental Certification Program
Laurel Marcus - California Land Stewardship Institute - Napa, 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
Russian River Coho Water Resources Partnership
Linda Tandle - Project Coordinator - Oakland, CA
Save The Bay
- Oakland, 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
North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
David Leland - Ombudsman - Santa Rosa, CA
Phil Stevens
Urban Creeks Council - Executive Director - Oakland, CA
Russian River Coho Water Resources Partnership
Linda Tandle - Project Coordinator - Oakland, CA
San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
Dyan Whyte - Ombudsman - Oakland, CA
Sonoma County Water Agency
Grant Davis - General Manager - Santa Rosa, CA
Valley of the Moon Water District
Daniel Muelrath - General Manager - El Verano, 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 (71)
There are 71 resources serving Sonoma County in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Conservation Organizations & Professionals serving Sonoma 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
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
Hydrilla Program - CDFA
Dr. Patrick Akers - Program Manager - 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 Land Stewardship Institute
Laurel Marcus - Napa, 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
Fish Friendly Farming Environmental Certification Program
Laurel Marcus - California Land Stewardship Institute - Napa, 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
Russian River Coho Water Resources Partnership
Linda Tandle - Project Coordinator - Oakland, CA
Save The Bay
- Oakland, 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
North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
David Leland - Ombudsman - Santa Rosa, CA
Phil Stevens
Urban Creeks Council - Executive Director - Oakland, CA
Russian River Coho Water Resources Partnership
Linda Tandle - Project Coordinator - Oakland, CA
San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
Dyan Whyte - Ombudsman - Oakland, CA
Sonoma County Water Agency
Grant Davis - General Manager - Santa Rosa, CA
Valley of the Moon Water District
Daniel Muelrath - General Manager - El Verano, 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 (71)
There are 71 resources serving Sonoma County in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Resources Organizations & Professionals serving Sonoma 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
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
Hydrilla Program - CDFA
Dr. Patrick Akers - Program Manager - 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 Land Stewardship Institute
Laurel Marcus - Napa, 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
Fish Friendly Farming Environmental Certification Program
Laurel Marcus - California Land Stewardship Institute - Napa, 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
Russian River Coho Water Resources Partnership
Linda Tandle - Project Coordinator - Oakland, CA
Save The Bay
- Oakland, 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
North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
David Leland - Ombudsman - Santa Rosa, CA
Phil Stevens
Urban Creeks Council - Executive Director - Oakland, CA
Russian River Coho Water Resources Partnership
Linda Tandle - Project Coordinator - Oakland, CA
San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
Dyan Whyte - Ombudsman - Oakland, CA
Sonoma County Water Agency
Grant Davis - General Manager - Santa Rosa, CA
Valley of the Moon Water District
Daniel Muelrath - General Manager - El Verano, 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 ...

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.

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
Desperate for new water supplies, SLO County bets on cloud-seeding program - San Luis Obispo Tribune
8/16/2019 7:50:00 AM
Desperate for new water supplies, SLO County bets on cloud-seeding program    San Luis Obispo Tribune Cloud seeding could be used in San Luis Obispo County, California, this winter to boost rainfall in the Lopez Lake reservoir and watershed. After drought, Arroyo ...

News California's new sprinkler regulations take effect next year Alex Gonzalez 6:18 PM, Aug 15 - KSBY San Luis Obispo News
8/15/2019 9:19:24 PM
News California's new sprinkler regulations take effect next year Alex Gonzalez 6:18 PM, Aug 15    KSBY San Luis Obispo News Starting next year, sprinklers sold in California will need to include a piece that limits water flow, getting as close as possible to the manufacturer recommended ...

Surf’s Up in the California Desert as Wave-Pool Attractions Grow - The Wall Street Journal
8/13/2019 7:00:00 AM
Surf’s Up in the California Desert as Wave-Pool Attractions Grow    The Wall Street Journal A developer who loves to surf is building a $200 million artificial-wave resort in the middle of Palm Desert, Calif., part of a budding movement of artificial-wave ...

News - Water Conservation Program exceeds standards - DVIDS
8/8/2019 5:38:00 PM
News - Water Conservation Program exceeds standards    DVIDS Although initially implemented by the California Drought State of Emergency which went into effect in 2014, water conservation continues to be a key focus ...

How California is leading the food security fight - KCRA Sacramento
8/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
How California is leading the food security fight    KCRA Sacramento Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the Earth's land and the way people use the land is making global warming worse, a new United ...

Input sought on the future of California’s water use - Red Bluff Daily News
8/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Input sought on the future of California’s water use    Red Bluff Daily News REDDING — The California State Board of Food and Agriculture is hosting a series of public forums to allow farmers, ranchers and other stakeholders ...

California Water Service Group Announces Earnings for the Second Quarter 2019 - Yahoo Finance
8/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Water Service Group Announces Earnings for the Second Quarter 2019    Yahoo Finance SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 01, 2019 -- California Water *Service* Group (NYSE: CWT) today announced net income of $17.0 million or $0.35 earnings per diluted ...

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 ...

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.

Climate change may decimate California's avocado industry - Salon
7/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Climate change may decimate California's avocado industry    Salon The United States will suffer far more days of extreme heat by 2036 — that is, if nothing is done to curb rising carbon emissions. In a report released this month ...

California State Assembly Passes Legislation Would Protect the Mojave Desert - PlanetWatch - PlanetWatch
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
California State Assembly Passes Legislation Would Protect the Mojave Desert - PlanetWatch    PlanetWatch As the desert U.S. Southwest gets drier, companies like Cadiz want to pump out groundwater from the Mojave Desert and sell it to L.A.. The California State ...

California Firms Ask Help from Local Water Experts & Public - Environmental Leader
6/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Firms Ask Help from Local Water Experts & Public    Environmental Leader California (a water-challenged state) asks help from the public to build “a climate-resilient water system” and ideas to help itself cope with uncertain water ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

California drought over, conservation continues | News - thepress.net
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
California drought over, conservation continues | News    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 ...

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.

Surprise! It's a Bipartisan Bill, and a Gift for California's Desert Wildlife - KQED
3/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Surprise! It's a Bipartisan Bill, and a Gift for California's Desert Wildlife    KQED The legislation, which President Trump is expected to sign, protects more than 1 million acres of wilderness across the country, including a dramatic expan.

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 ...

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 ...

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 01.08.2019 / By Aleksandra Appleton - Undark Magazine
1/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
In California, the Demise of the Grassy Lawn 01.08.2019 / By Aleksandra Appleton    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: ...

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 ...

Jeff Mitchell: Conservation No-Till Is One Option For Water Conservation - California Ag Today
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Jeff Mitchell: Conservation No-Till Is One Option For Water Conservation    California Ag Today Jeff Mitchell is a Cropping Systems Specialist at UC Davis, based at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier. He has devoted 19 ...

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.

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 might see construction on water storage - KFSN-TV
10/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
California might see construction on water storage    KFSN-TV The legislation would pay for new water storage projects as part of America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.

California's $8.9 Billion Water Infrastructure and Watershed Conservation Bond Draws Controversy - And Now U Know
10/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
California's $8.9 Billion Water Infrastructure and Watershed Conservation Bond Draws Controversy    And Now U Know CALIFORNIA - This November, voters from the Golden State will have the opportunity to vote on a nearly $9 billion investment in the state's water conservation ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

With Drought Restrictions Long Gone, California Keeps Conserving Water - News Deeply
9/6/2017 3:00:00 AM
With Drought Restrictions Long Gone, California Keeps Conserving Water    News Deeply Although there's been some uptick in consumption since mandatory water conservation measures were lifted in April, many parts of the state continue to ...

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 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
Amended California Regulation a 'Major Victory' for Biodiesel - NGT News
8/19/2019 12:08:00 PM
Amended California Regulation a 'Major Victory' for Biodiesel    NGT News California recently cleared the way for storing biodiesel blends of up to 20% (B20) in underground storage tanks, says the National Biodiesel Board (NBB).

The Role of the California State Controller - California Globe
8/19/2019 9:37:52 AM
The Role of the California State Controller    California Globe As the chief fiscal officer of California, the fifth largest economy in the world, the Controller is responsible for accountability and disbursement of.

Green Beret unit honors fallen member from Turlock CA - Modesto Bee
8/19/2019 9:37:00 AM
Green Beret unit honors fallen member from Turlock CA    Modesto Bee The 7th Group Special Forces of the U.S. Army named a battalion headquarters building for Chad Gonzalves of Turlock, California, who was killed in action in ...

A Trailblazing Plan to Fight California Wildfires - The New Yorker
8/19/2019 5:01:06 AM
A Trailblazing Plan to Fight California Wildfires    The New Yorker Throughout the twentieth century, federal policy focussed on putting out fires as quickly as possible, but preventing megafires requires a different approach, ...

MCWD lab working toward TNI accreditation - Sierra Wave
8/18/2019 6:37:00 PM
MCWD lab working toward TNI accreditation    Sierra Wave MCWD press release. Mammoth Lakes, California – Mammoth Community Water District's (MCWD) laboratory participated in a Mentor Initiative to become an ...

Desperate for new water supplies, SLO County bets on cloud-seeding program - San Luis Obispo Tribune
8/16/2019 7:50:00 AM
Desperate for new water supplies, SLO County bets on cloud-seeding program    San Luis Obispo Tribune Cloud seeding could be used in San Luis Obispo County, California, this winter to boost rainfall in the Lopez Lake reservoir and watershed. After drought, Arroyo ...

Gov. Newsom Appoints San Jose SPUR's Teresa Alvarado to California Water Commission - San Jose Inside
8/15/2019 9:00:00 AM
Gov. Newsom Appoints San Jose SPUR's Teresa Alvarado to California Water Commission    San Jose Inside The governor announced his pick of Teresa Alvarado, the San Jose director of SPUR since 2016, in a news release this week.

The fight over Salinas Valley groundwater heats up as free-for-all nears its end - Monterey County Weekly
8/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
The fight over Salinas Valley groundwater heats up as free-for-all nears its end    Monterey County Weekly California was the last Western state to pass legislation regulating groundwater: the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 arrived after more than a ...

LADWP loans ancient tusk to Eastern California Museum - Sierra Wave
8/15/2019 1:18:00 AM
LADWP loans ancient tusk to Eastern California Museum    Sierra Wave Press release from Eastern California Museum. INDEPENDENCE, CA –The newest exhibit at the Eastern California Museum features one of the oldest artifacts ...

Compost Key to Sequestering Carbon in the Soil - UC Davis
8/14/2019 2:15:30 PM
Compost Key to Sequestering Carbon in the Soil    UC Davis By moving beyond the surface level and literally digging deep, scientists at the University of California, Davis, found that compost is a key to storing carbon in ...

‘Snow droughts’ will soon become more common in the western U.S. - National Geographic
8/14/2019 11:18:15 AM
‘Snow droughts’ will soon become more common in the western U.S.    National Geographic By the middle of the century, two or more bad snow years in a row in mountains from Colorado to California will likely be the norm.

Toxic algae has killed dogs across the U.S. this summer. Now California is on alert - Sacramento Bee
8/14/2019 8:30:00 AM
Toxic algae has killed dogs across the U.S. this summer. Now California is on alert    Sacramento Bee Toxic, blue-green algae blooms that poisoned dogs across the country this summer with deadly results have California water officials on alert for the dangerous ...

Snow Droughts Are Coming For The American West - National Geographic Australia
8/13/2019 10:00:00 PM
Snow Droughts Are Coming For The American West    National Geographic Australia By the middle of the century, two or more bad snow years in a row in mountains from Colorado to California will likely be the norm.

New Legislation Gives the California State Water Resources Control Board Expanded Authority to Order Testing for PFAS - JD Supra
8/13/2019 9:27:57 PM
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 ...

Cost, timeline for removing Klamath River dams updated - Capital Press
8/13/2019 3:00:00 PM
Cost, timeline for removing Klamath River dams updated    Capital Press Removing four hydroelectric dams along the lower Klamath River in Southern Oregon and Northern California is expected to cost just under $434 million and ...

California Democrats Play Water War Games To Get Even With President Trump - California Globe
8/13/2019 11:17:13 AM
California Democrats Play Water War Games To Get Even With President Trump    California Globe Playing water war games with the people's water is getting old in California. The winter of 2019 brought 200 percent of average rains and snow pack. Yet.

Salmon advocates slam Trump rules slashing Endangered Species Act protections - SF Bay Area Indymedia
8/13/2019 10:22:00 AM
Salmon advocates slam Trump rules slashing Endangered Species Act protections    SF Bay Area Indymedia "Here in California we're likely to see salmon, sturgeon, steelhead trout, wolves, wolverines, kit fox and many others all slide towards extinction as a result of ...

Silverwood Lake water safe to swim - VVdailypress.com
8/12/2019 7:24:00 PM
Silverwood Lake water safe to swim    VVdailypress.com SILVERWOOD LAKE — After three weeks under a danger advisory due to a blue-green algel bloom, Silverwood Lake is safe for swimmers again.The California ...

California oil regulators made 'dummy' approval files for risky drill permits, records show - The Desert Sun
8/12/2019 8:00:00 AM
California oil regulators made 'dummy' approval files for risky drill permits, records show    The Desert Sun Chevron personnel and state oil regulators , including Inland District Deputy Cameron Campbell (in orange hard hat) and Acting Oil and Gas Supervisor Jason ...

California Will Check on 'Forever Chemicals' in Drinking Water. What You Need to Know - KQED
8/12/2019 3:02:00 AM
California Will Check on 'Forever Chemicals' in Drinking Water. What You Need to Know    KQED There are thousands of chemicals in a class called PFAS that break down very slowly in the environment, posing a persistent risk to water supplies.

All about pot: CDFW answers questions about grow workshops, targeting illegal grows - Redding Record Searchlight
8/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
All about pot: CDFW answers questions about grow workshops, targeting illegal grows    Redding Record Searchlight Staff at the CDFW office of communications education and outreach answer readers' questions about California outdoor recreation and wildlife.

How non-native species are disrupting Sonoma County's valuable ecosystem - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
8/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
How non-native species are disrupting Sonoma County's valuable ecosystem    Santa Rosa Press Democrat Stopping unwelcome waves of invasive plant and animal species is a full-time job for a handful of California agencies, particularly in places with a lot of ...

Send in the owls and cats. How rats in California state building panicked environmentalists - Sacramento Bee
8/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Send in the owls and cats. How rats in California state building panicked environmentalists    Sacramento Bee For one activist group, cats and owls were the weapons of choice. Something needed to be done to kill the rats infesting the courtyard outside the California EPA ...

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 ...

Water Uncertainty Frustrates Victims Of California's Worst Wildfire - NPR
8/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water Uncertainty Frustrates Victims Of California's Worst Wildfire    NPR A mobile home park destroyed by last year's wildfire in Paradise, California. Those rebuilding homes and lives say they're getting contradictory messages about ...

Appetite for California almonds still growing, but farmers feel squeeze from new water rules - Sacramento Bee
8/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Appetite for California almonds still growing, but farmers feel squeeze from new water rules    Sacramento Bee California's almond growers say a new set of water rules may threaten their South San Joaquin Valley operations. Central Valley CA farmers are in a battle with ...

California Water Service Group Board of Directors Declares 298th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend - GlobeNewswire
7/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Water Service Group Board of Directors Declares 298th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend    GlobeNewswire SAN JOSE, Calif., July 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At its meeting today, the California Water *Service* Group (NYSE: CWT) Board of Directors declared the ...

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 Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill To Clean Up Drinking Water - CBS Sacramento
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill To Clean Up Drinking Water    CBS Sacramento SACRAMENTO (AP) – California's governor on Wednesday signed a law that will take up to $130 million of state money each year that was supposed to clean ...

The Crisis Lurking in Californians’ Taps: How 1,000 Water Systems May Be at Risk - The New York Times
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Crisis Lurking in Californians’ Taps: How 1,000 Water Systems May Be at Risk    The New York Times The troubled districts, which operate in mostly poor areas on thin budgets, receive little oversight and face a host of problems.

State appeals FEMA spillways reimbursement - Oroville Mercury Register
7/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
State appeals FEMA spillways reimbursement    Oroville Mercury Register SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Water Resources was notified today that the Governor's Office of Emergency Services submitted DWR's Oroville ...

California Department of Water Resources Approves Nine Alternatives to Groundwater Sustainability Plans - Sierra Sun Times
7/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Department of Water Resources Approves Nine Alternatives to Groundwater Sustainability Plans    Sierra Sun Times Yuba River Credit: DWR July 18, 2019 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced approval of nine ...

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 ...

Lead Detected in Drinking Water of Almost 1 in 5 California Schools - Environmental Working Group
7/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lead Detected in Drinking Water of Almost 1 in 5 California Schools    Environmental Working Group Almost 20 percent of California's K-12 school campuses serve drinking water with detectable levels of lead.

Desalination Is Booming as Cities Run out of Water - WIRED
6/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Desalination Is Booming as Cities Run out of Water    WIRED In California alone there are 11 desalination plants, with 10 more proposed. But there are big downsides to making seawater drinkable.

California American Water Desalination Project Awarded $10 Million State Grant - Yahoo Finance
6/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
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 ...

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.

The key conflicts over California's evolving water supply | CALmatters - CALmatters
5/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
The key conflicts over California's evolving water supply | CALmatters    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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 - Sacramento Bee
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
California snowpack below average in year’s first survey – ‘anything is possible’ for water supply    Sacramento Bee 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 ...

Agreement Between U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and California Department of Water Resources Supported by Public Water Agencies - Business Wire
12/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Agreement Between U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and California Department of Water Resources Supported by Public Water Agencies    Business Wire Today the United States Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources announced a series of agreements to resolve water confl.