- State Water Project Allocation Increases to 15 Percent
- Yuba Water Agency funds project to improve Wheatland drinking water system
- Study Shows Droughts Affecting So Cal Water Sources Six Times a Century
- Public Comment on Draft Water Resilience Portfolio Happening Now
- Yuba Water Agency Partners with Scripps, DWR to Study Atmospheric Rivers
All posts tagged "drought"
State Water Project Allocation Increases to 15 Percent
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced an increase in 2020 State Water Project (SWP) allocations to 15 percent of requested supplies, up from the year’s initial 10 percent allocation announced on December 2. The...
- Posted January 25, 2020
Yuba Water Agency funds project to improve Wheatland drinking water system
A more efficient water system that will improve the city of Wheatland’s drinking water supply is in the works with the help of a grant from Yuba Water Agency. The $700,000 grant, approved by the agency board,...
- Posted January 24, 2020
Study Shows Droughts Affecting So Cal Water Sources Six Times a Century
The University of Arizona recently announced results from a study that studied the annual growth rings of trees to reconstruct a long-term climate history and examine the duration and frequency of “perfect droughts” in Southern California’s main...
- Posted January 14, 2020
Public Comment on Draft Water Resilience Portfolio Happening Now
Last week state agencies released a draft water resilience portfolio with recommended actions to help California cope with more extreme droughts and floods, rising temperatures, declining fish populations, aging infrastructure and other challenges. The California Natural Resources...
- Posted January 11, 2020
Yuba Water Agency Partners with Scripps, DWR to Study Atmospheric Rivers
The Yuba Water Agency (YWA) and the U.C. San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography previously launched of the first of several weather balloons to study atmospheric rivers and develop new tools specific to the Yuba and Feather...
- Posted January 8, 2020
Sierra Snowpack Off to Good Start Following December Storms
The first snowpack survey of 2020 by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) at Phillips Station provided encouraging news. The manual survey recorded 33.5 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 11 inches, which...
- Posted January 7, 2020
California Water Wars agreement threatened by Governor’s plan to sue President Trump
Gov Gavin Newsom and threats of suing President Trump are endangering the California Water War agreement. This provisional agreement, set up by Newsom’s predecessor, resolved a more than ten year-old controversy over how much water should be...
- Posted December 28, 2019
2019 Water Leaders Class Releases Policy Recommendations for Reducing Wildfire Impacts on Water
In the last 50 years, Californians have invested heavily to create one of the largest and most unified water infrastructure systems in the world, carrying water all over the state, manage floods, and store water. Despite this...
- Posted December 26, 2019
Completed drought plan have put Water Managers on pause over Colorado River Negotiations
The annual conference of the Colorado River Water Users Association held on December 11 – 13 saw the completion of Upper and Lower basin states Drought Contingency Plans(DCP). A very different message was delivered to nearly every native American tribe,...
- Posted December 22, 2019
CVWD and Riverside County team up to provide safe drinking water to Oasis Mobile Home Park
The County of Riverside and Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) have once again teamed up to come to the aid of local Coachella Valley residents. This time the County and CVWD have agreed to provide clean drinking water...
- Posted December 18, 2019