- California Department of Water Resources Announces Initial State Water Project Allocation
- DWR Releases Initial Study/Proposed Mitigated Negative for Soil Investigations in the Delta
- Floodwater Diversions and Other High Flow Groundwater Capture Efforts Permitting Streamlined
- UC Davis Collected Drought-Surviving Pine Trees’ Seeds Years Ago, Now They’re Planting the Seedlings
- Has UC Riverside-led Team’s Discovery Found Hope for Crops Despite Frequently Occurring Drought?
All posts tagged "drought"
California Department of Water Resources Announces Initial State Water Project Allocation
The initial 2020 State Water Project (SWP) allocation was announced Monday by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR). DWR’s allocations are based on conservative assumptions and may change depending on rain and snow received throughout the...
- Posted December 4, 2019
DWR Releases Initial Study/Proposed Mitigated Negative for Soil Investigations in the Delta
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) released an Initial Study/proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for soil investigations in the Delta earlier this week and has now announced they have extended the deadline for the comment period until...
- Posted November 26, 2019
Floodwater Diversions and Other High Flow Groundwater Capture Efforts Permitting Streamlined
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) announced late last week that it has streamlined requirements for applicants seeking to divert surface water to underground storage during floods and other high flow conditions in an effort to...
- Posted November 18, 2019
UC Davis Collected Drought-Surviving Pine Trees’ Seeds Years Ago, Now They’re Planting the Seedlings
Perhaps University of California (UC), Davis Biologist Patricia Maloney and her team of researchers have found a way to harness the determination of sugar pine trees that survived the extended drought of 2012 to 2016 in the...
- Posted November 15, 2019
Has UC Riverside-led Team’s Discovery Found Hope for Crops Despite Frequently Occurring Drought?
Moving forward, has the game changed for farmers to keep plants plump and thriving in spite of droughts? A University of California (UC) Riverside-led team thinks they may have found one way to help plants hold onto...
- Posted November 8, 2019
Illegal Cannabis Grows Poison Water Sources; Statewide Eradication Campaign Nets 953,459 Plants
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced earlier this week that the statewide Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP), a multi-agency law enforcement task force managed by the California Department of Justice, has thus far this year eradicated 953,459...
- Posted November 6, 2019
Emergency Relief Program Launched by Cal Water for Customers Affected by Natural Disasters
As numerous fires rage through California due to epic winds, low humidity and tinder-dry brush, customers of California Water Service (Cal Water) who are faced with evacuations and damage and/or the destruction of their homes will welcome...
- Posted October 30, 2019
Eastern Municipal Water District Receives $36M State Grant for Groundwater Improvements
Eastern Municipal Water District’s (EMWD) proposed Perris North Groundwater Program received a major boost with a $36.3 million grant from the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). The proposed project is a long-term solution to improve groundwater...
- Posted October 29, 2019
Central Valley Plan OK’d by State Water Board to Reduce Nitrates in Groundwater, Surface Waters
After 13 years of work, a plan to reduce nitrate contamination and salt build-up in the Central Valley’s groundwater and surface water supplies has come to fruition. Development of the Central Valley-wide Salt and Nitrate Management Plan,...
- Posted October 27, 2019
Federal Agencies Focused on Improving Water Prediction for Western U.S. with Action Plan
The Western United States has increasing been subject to the whims of Mother Nature regarding the availability of water supplies. Managing in an era of multi-year droughts, deluges and floods, and the need to protect and replenish...
- Posted October 22, 2019