Reclamation halts water deliveries from Central Valley Project

The Bureau of Reclamation announced Tuesday that it will not be delivering any water for agricultural water services contractors south-of-Delta from the Central Valley Project for the foreseeable future. “After careful consideration of water management options, we are adjusting the allocation for south-of-Delta agricultural contractors. As always, we will continue …

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Waterboard warns of potential water shortages for 2021

This week the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) mailed approximately 40,000 notices to water right holders, warning of persisting dry conditions and asking them to plan for potential shortages. The warnings, born of two years of below average precipitation and below average state reservoir levels, officials believe will prompt …

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Cadiz Inc. (“Cadiz”, the “Company”), a California business dedicated to sustainable water and agricultural projects, issued a statement from Company CEO Scott Slater on the heels of World Water Day as California faces another dry year. “Today, most Californians find themselves staring down another drought declaration. This is exacerbated by the reality that …

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NOAA Spring Outlook not so lovely for the Southwest

California misses the mark on water conservation target

Same tune, different year. After a dry winter season and a lower than average snowpack, California looks like its headed back into a drought cycle. And it’s not the only state experiencing dry conditions, nearly one-half of the country — stretching from the Pacific Coast to the Great Plains and …

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Fresno Irrigation District Delays Water Deliveries

The Fresno Irrigation District’s (FID) agriculture customers are going to have to wait awhile longer for water. The District has said they will conserve their available water supply and not offer any March or April agricultural deliveries. FID will postpone the start of its 2021 water deliveries until early-April due …

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