All posts by California Water News Daily

  • State to fund farming water projects
    State to fund farming water projects

    The California Department of Food and Agriculture has agreed to fund $9.38 million for 100 projects to implement water irrigation systems on farms that will ultimately reduce greenhouse gas emissions and produce water savings. Funding for the...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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  • Drought keeps bees from producing honey
    Drought keeps bees from producing honey

    As the California drought continues, the agricultural industry has been greatly impacted. Because so few crops are available for bees to pollinate, they aren’t producing as much honey as they normally do. And it leaves beekeepers in the red...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Author to speak at water seminar
    Author to speak at water seminar

    Yucaipa Valley Water District will be hosting an educational seminar with Molly Bogh, author of Life After Lawns – 8 Steps from Grass to a Waterwise Garden on October 3 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bogh...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Study: How do drought conditions impact cereal grains?
    Study: How do drought conditions impact cereal grains?

    The University of California and the Department of Energy are working together to explain plant survival under severe drought conditions. The $12.3 million study is being conducted to examine the effects of climate change on California’s agricultural...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Environmentalists propose new water bond
    Environmentalists propose new water bond

    As the California drought continues to be an issue across the western United States, everyone on both sides of the political aisle are wondering how to address the problem. Environmentalists in California believe they have the answer:...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • Northern California lake runs dry
    Northern California lake runs dry

    The Mountain Meadow Reservoir has run dry after record low water levels. Dead fish lay where the lake once was. Because of the severity of the California drought, Pacific Gas & Electric, who own water rights to...

    • Posted September 27, 2015
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  • Millions in water infrastructure funding left unspent
    Millions in water infrastructure funding left unspent

    In 1996, Congress established the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, which provides cities, states and utility agencies with low-interest loans as a means of maintaining the country’s aging water system. For the past few years, Congress has...

    • Posted September 26, 2015
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  • Water District Runs Out of Turf Removal Money
    Water agency sees record number of rebates outside lawn removal

    According to a report issued to Metropolitan Water District’s board of directors, residents responded to the California drought by doing more than just replacing their lawns with artificial turf. Based on the report, a record number of...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • Water districts consider purchasing Delta islands
    Water districts consider purchasing Delta islands

    The Westlands Water District (WWD) and Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) are considering the possibility of buying four islands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Their reasoning – easier access to water during the California drought....

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Water wholesaler considering plans to build world’s largest recycling plant
    Water wholesaler considering plans to build world’s largest recycling plant

    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the largest wholesale supplier of water in the state, is considering a new project that could potentially create the largest recycled water program in the world. MWD has met with sanitation...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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