All posts by California Water News Daily

  • Major infrastructure completed for Temecula Wine Country
    Major infrastructure completed for Temecula Wine Country

    Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) recently completed an 18-month project that brought a state-of-the-art sewer system to Temecula’s Wine Country, located in Riverside County. The project is said to improve groundwater quality by removing the need for...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • The Delta’s challenges
    The Delta’s challenges

    Because of the California drought, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is proving to have a number of challenges. A handful of scientists across the nation and Canada came together to look at how the Delta’s challenges impact the region...

    • Posted October 4, 2015
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  • Removal of emergency Delta barrier in the works
    Removal of emergency Delta barrier in the works

    The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is working to remove a drought barrier in the Delta that was installed under emergency circumstances. DWR installed the barrier in June as a means of protecting the Delta from salt...

    • Posted October 3, 2015
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  • Fresno Water Conservation Kicks Into High Gear
    State meets water cutbacks for 3rd month in a row

    The State Water Resources Control Board announced California’s conservation numbers for the month of August. During August, Californians surpassed Governor Brown’s 25 percent water reduction mandate. As a whole, the state saved almost 27 percent compared to...

    • Posted October 2, 2015
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  • 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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