Drought

Below-average snowpack in Sierras raises concerns

Below-average snowpack in Sierras raises concerns

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) completed their first manual snow survey for 2024 and the numbers are just not up to snuff. DWR staff conducted manual readings in a partially snow-covered meadow at Phillips Station and recorded only 7.5 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent of …

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EPA awards grant funding for Research into Boosting Water Supplies

PepsiCo awards $1.5 million grant to Water Replenishment District

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a grant to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works to research the use and risks of enhanced aquifer recharge (EAR) to improve groundwater availability and quality. “Groundwater is an essential and increasingly scarce commodity in arid regions such as Southern …

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State awards $187 million to support sustainable groundwater management

Reclamation awards grants to nine drought resiliency projects in California

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has awarded $187 million to 32 groundwater subbasins through the Sustainable Groundwater Management (SGM) Grant Program. The funding will support 103 individual projects that enhance groundwater monitoring, water use efficiency, groundwater recharge, recycled water and water quality, including more than $160 million that will …

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