- DWR Comment Period Underway for List of Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grants
- UCI Scientists Predictor for Southwest Winter Rainfall — Look to New Zealand in the Summer
- San Diego Water Board fines Pardee Homes $291,286 for Uncontrolled Sediment during Storms
- Judge Upholds Water Board’s penalties on Developer
- State Reminds Public of the Hazards of Harmful Algal Bloom Season
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Central Valley to receive grant for conservation efforts
Sonoma County is receiving an $8 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a means of protecting agricultural lands and ecosystems for drought and climate resiliency. The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS)...
- Posted February 16, 2016
How the drought impacted agriculture in 2015
The California Department of Food and Agriculture released their annual report regarding agricultural statistics for the year. The numbers reflect changes in the agricultural industry in 2015 due to the severe drought. Overall, the value of California’s...
- Posted February 15, 2016
Slight progress shown in weekly drought update
The U.S. Drought Monitor’s weekly update shows California is making slight progress. Although El Nino has brought an onslaught of rain throughout the state, experts say it will take time for the impact to become apparent. Current...
- Posted February 14, 2016
Senator Feinstein introduces drought legislation in the Senate
On Wednesday, Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced her revised drought legislation in the United States Senate. The revised bill is being hailed as a compromise Feinstein has long been pushing for. According to Feinstein, she felt obligated to...
- Posted February 12, 2016
Stockton residents call for halt to chloramine use
Due to the water contamination taking place in Flint, Michigan, the issue of safe drinking water has become cause for concern, especially for one Central Valley city: Stockton. A few weeks ago, Stockton changed how they purify...
- Posted February 11, 2016
CSU-Community College partnership trains future water leaders
Headquartered at the Cal State San Bernardino, the Water Resources Institute (WRI) works to place disadvantaged students in internships that could potentially lead to a job in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The program is...
- Posted February 10, 2016
Redlands homeowners rejecting water rate increase
Residents in Redlands have done such a great job conserving water that homeowners are now going to see upwards of a 40 percent rate increase over the next three years. On top of that, Redlands City Council...
- Posted February 9, 2016
MWD’s legislative outlook on the Twin Tunnels Project
On Friday, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD), the largest wholesaler of water in the state, held a community briefing on water supply issues. In attendance was Congressman Ken Calvert (R-Corona), who represents the 42nd congressional...
- Posted February 8, 2016
The drought’s lasting impact
According to the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), a nonpartisan agency, the California drought will have a long-lasting impact on rural communities and native fish, even after the drought has subsided. Because many wells in the Central Valley...
- Posted February 7, 2016
Dam removal a win for environmentalists, PacifiCorp
The Klamath River, which runs from Southern Oregon to the Pacific Ocean in Northern California, will soon have four hydroelectric dams removed from its waterways. California, Oregon and the feds – via the Departments of the Interior...
- Posted February 6, 2016