All posts tagged "drought"

  • Soil: the answer to understanding the California drought?
    Soil: the answer to understanding the California drought?

    Researchers at the University of California at Riverside are being awarded $1.69 million over 3 years to study soil’s impact on the California drought. According to researchers, soil plays a vital role in how efficient crop watering is...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • Egg injections: the key to saving California’s salmon population?
    Egg injections: the key to saving California’s salmon population?

    Because the California drought has had a significant impact on the salmon population throughout the state, environmentalists are taking drastic measures to save the species of fish. In a partnership between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and...

    • Posted December 12, 2015
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  • Rate increases on the table for Milpitas
    Rate increases on the table for Milpitas

    On Tuesday, the Milpitas City Council is expected to vote on a proposed water rate increase. The council heard the original proposal in early October. Should the council pass the proposal, residents would see varying rate increases...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Otay Water District joins controversial water project
    Otay Water District joins water project

    With the authorization of its board, the Otay Water District’s general manager has entered into a Letter of Intent with Cadiz Inc. to purchase 5,000 acre-feet of water per year from the Cadiz Valley Water Project. To...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • The California drought’s impact on agriculture
    The California drought’s impact on agriculture

    The Los Angeles Times held a forum in Clovis to discuss water conservation throughout the state. In a panel on the state’s agriculture, Peter King, senior correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, and Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Governor Brown Makes Water Mandates for Drought
    Brown, Schwarzenegger address U.N. on California drought

    Last week, Governor Jerry Brown addressed the United Nations climate summit attendees to talk about the California drought during a panel. During his address, he cited the California drought as an effect of climate change. “Drought is an example of bad...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Modesto fails to meet water cutbacks
    Los Angeles World Airports found in multi-million dollar water violation

    The Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), has entered into a $2.4 million settlement agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board for violating a number of water regulations at Los Angeles International Airport, Ontario International Airport and...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • Central Coast levies building restrictions
    Central Coast levies building restrictions

    The California drought has left many cities in California wondering where their water supply in the future will come from. For months, Pismo Beach, located in San Luis Obispo County, contemplated a building moratorium. On Tuesday, the Pismo Beach...

    • Posted December 5, 2015
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  • State Water Project provides small allocation amount
    State Water Project provides small allocation amount

    Although El Nino is expected to bring torrential rain to California, the State Water Project (SWP), who supplies 29 public water agencies, will provide agencies with 10 percent of their water needs. That number could vary, depending on the...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • Wealthy residents to see new water restrictions
    Wealthy residents to see new water restrictions

    Residents in the wealthy neighborhood of North Tustin Hills are facing new water restrictions after failing to meet their mandatory water reduction rate. Residents missed the mark by almost six percent. As a means of reaching Governor...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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