NOAA Predicts Warmer, Drier Conditions for Winter in California

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released their winter forecast for the U.S. and it’s not a particularly rosy picture for California. NOAA’s forecast shows warmer, drier conditions across the southern tier of the U.S. thanks in part to an ongoing La Nina. Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction …

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Water Year 2020 Ends on a Dry Note in California

Wednesday marked the end of California’s Water Year, which runs from October 1 to September 30, and the best news coming out of 2020 was above average precipitation for parts of Southern California. However, Northern California was unusually dry. Data from the Department of Water Resources annual water year recap, …

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DWR Awards $37 Million for Water Resilience Projects in LA Area

funding opportunity for agricultural water conservation

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced yesterday the award of nearly $37 million in grants for water resilience projects in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Funding for the projects is part of Proposition 1 and is administered by DWR’s Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Program, which is designed to …

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Trump Administration Continues Developing and Delivering More Water Supplies in California

Today, the Bureau of Reclamation continues to build on President Trump’s Memorandum on Developing and Delivering More Water Supplies in California, which he signed in Bakersfield, in February. Reclamation and Friant Water Authority released its plan to repair a 33-mile stretch of the Friant-Kern Canal in California’s eastern San Joaquin Valley. This stretch …

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