All posts tagged "drought"

  • BREAKING: senior water rights holders allowed to divert water
    BREAKING: senior water rights holders allowed to divert water

    In mid-June, senior water rights holders were told there was not enough water to continue diverting water from the Sacramento and Feather River watersheds, as well as the Delta. This morning, the State Water Resources Control Board...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • California and Nevada water agencies agree to water swap
    California and Nevada water agencies agree to water swap

    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) and Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) have worked out a deal to send water to drought stricken California. The agreement would have MWD pay $45 million for 150,000 acre-feet of...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • California Water Prices to Rise
    Clovis residents see huge water fines

    Residents in Clovis are seeing steep fines after failing to meet Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory water cutbacks. In August, city officials issued $227,882 in fines for water wasters. More than $162,812 in fines were issued to residents,...

    • Posted September 17, 2015
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  • Study: drought major impact on Californian's lives
    Study: drought major impact on Californian’s lives

    According to a new poll by USC Donrslife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and The Los Angeles Times, one in three California voters have seen a major impact on their lives because of the severe drought....

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Low-flow stream study being conducted
    Low-flow stream study being conducted

    Workers from the U.S. Geological Survey are working to measure the amount of water in six western states. Measuring water in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Utah will give water agencies and officials an idea of...

    • Posted September 13, 2015
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  • Non-potable well coming to Folsom
    Non-potable well coming to Folsom

    The city of Folsom is looking forward to a new water well that’s being installed in a newer part of town. The state recently approved a grant that would allow the city to build the well, although...

    • Posted September 12, 2015
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  • 10 Tips for Preparing for El Nino
    10 Tips for Preparing for El Nino

    As the California drought continues to linger, residents across the state are looking to El Nino to solve the state’s dire situation. Along with the heavy rain and winds comes the potential for flooding. Here are some...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • #WaterYouDoing to end the drought?
    #WaterYouDoing to end the drought?

    A new social media campaign is shaping up to see how Californians across the state are doing their part to save water. #WaterYouDoing will be the hashtag used in an 11-day Twitter campaign composed of a partnership...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • California Water Prices to Rise
    MWD ordered to repay millions

    Last week, a San Francisco Superior Court judge made a ruling in favor of the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA). According to Judge Curtis Karnow, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) must repay SDCWA $188.3...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • California Water Conservation Efforts
    Water agency moves into stage 4b of drought response plan

    Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD), which covers the eastern side of Riverside County, has now moved to their stage 4b drought response plan. The stage 4b tier requires customers to reduce their outdoor water budgets up to...

    • Posted September 7, 2015
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