- Bureau of Reclamation Issues Updated Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
- Governor Adds Eight More Counties to State of Emergency Declaration Due to Winter Storms
- Abundant Snow Packs Sierra Nevada With 162 Percent of Average Statewide
- Novato Computer Data Recovery Firm Donating Up to $1 Million of Services to Russian River Residents
- Strong Winter Storms Prompt State Water Project Allocations Increase to 70 Percent
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Water district may implement “toilet to tap”
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD), the largest water wholesaler in the state, is looking at implementing a “toilet to tap” system that would service Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino Counties. MWD’s wants to limit...
- Posted October 24, 2015
House Republicans demand water capture from El Nino
California congressional Republicans are demanding a plan to capture and store water once El Nino hits the drought-stricken state. Although a plan has passed the House, Governor Brown opposes the legislation, which would funnel water to the...
- Posted October 23, 2015
Central Valley Board of Supervisors oppose twin tunnels
On Tuesday, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to oppose the twin tunnels being pushed by Governor Jerry Brown. Because the board is opposed to the proposal, comments of opposition will be submitted to...
- Posted October 22, 2015
California legislators to learn from Australian drought
From 1997 to 2009, Australia had a severe drought, the longest drought on record. As part of a learning experience, California lawmakers, environmental, labor and business leaders are currently on a trip to Australia to see how...
- Posted October 21, 2015
Beavers: the solution to the drought?
With no sign of the California drought coming to an end anytime soon, researchers and water wonks are looking for the latest, most innovative ideas to help solve the severe drought. According to a study conducted by...
- Posted October 20, 2015
Severe flooding, sink hole in Vista
A water main break caused flooded driveways and homes in Vista early Friday morning. A water main broke, causing the pavement in someone’s driveway to buckle. Eventually, the buckled pavement caused a massive sinkhole, about the size...
- Posted October 19, 2015
Federal judge rules against government agency
On Thursday, a federal judge ruled against the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, saying the government agency failed to answer AquaAlliance, an environmental group’s, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. AquaAlliance requested information on well owners, to determine...
- Posted October 18, 2015
Names of water wasters released to public
On Thursday, East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD) released a list of excessive water wasters. Here’s how they stacked up: George Kirkland, former Chevron vice president, uses 12,600 gallons of water per day. Mark Pine, venture capital...
- Posted October 17, 2015
Northern California lake severely low
Folsom Lake, located in the Sacramento area, provides drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people. The lake, however, is now at its lowest point in years, at just below 17 percent of capacity. The last time...
- Posted October 16, 2015
When to Water the Lawn: Taxing Water Rebates May Change Californians’ Minds
As drought-stricken California continues to encourage residents to replace their turf with drought-tolerant landscapes, local water agencies throughout the state are incentivizing those residents with rebates. Some water rebate programs are funded to the tune of millions...
- Posted October 15, 2015