Water & the Environment

Put Your Public Water Outreach Programs on Steroids

July 22, 2019

Water Storage Projects are Essential To Counter Inconsistent Wet Weather By Stephen Baker,

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Pesticide Air Monitoring Shows Low Numbers

July 18, 2019

2018 Air Monitoring Shows Most Pesticides Below Health Screening Levels News

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Preparing for SGMA — The Time is Now

July 11, 2019

It's Time to Manage Your Water Assets By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor It’s time for growers

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Friant Water Blueprint Focused on Counties South of Delta

July 1, 2019

Blueprint Will Help Deliver Message for More Water By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor An

Commentary on Water Issues from Families Protecting The Valley

June 26, 2019

Unintended Consequences By Families Protecting The Valley As Californians endured the drought,

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Proposed Legislation (SB1) Threatens Voluntary Agreements on Wate

June 17, 2019

Statement by Mike Wade, California Farm Water Coalition Executive

Valley Water Management Ordered To Improve Facility

June 12, 2019

Valley Water Management May Be Putting Groundwater at Risk News Release The Central Valley Water

Delta Smelt Are Poor Swimmers, Unlikely to Reach Pumps

May 29, 2019

How Many Smelt Are Actually At the Pumps? By Kristi Diener, Fourth Generation San Joaquin Valley

LGMA

Consumer Protection Is Top Priority for LGMA

May 23, 2019

New LGMA Irrigation Requirements Mean Heightened Food Safety Measures By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate

Wastewater Treatment Plant in Delta Causing Problems

May 17, 2019

Harmful Algal Blooms Impacting Watershed News Release Edited By Patrick Cavanaugh The San

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65% Percent Water Allocation for Westlands with 163 Percent Snow Pack

April 18, 2019

Statement on Bureau of Reclamation’s April Water Allocation Announcement News Release from

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Dire Need for Temperance Flat

April 15, 2019

Temperance Flat Dam Could Minimize the Devastation of SGMA By Jessica Theisman, Associate

SGMA

Attorney Suggests That Meters Go on Pumps Now for SGMA

April 4, 2019

Meters Could Help From a Legal Standpoint By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor There are different

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New Series of Nitrogen Management Advice Available

March 28, 2019

UC ANR Publishes Nitrogen Management Advice for Fruit, Nuts, and Other Crops By Pam Kan-Rice UC

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Congressman McCarthy: Water Projects Needed Instead of High Speed Rail

March 18, 2019

McCarthy Introduces Legislation to Repurpose High-Speed Rail Funding to Water Infrastructure

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Yes, A Disappointing 55 Percent Water Allocation for Farmers

March 15, 2019

Statement from Westlands Water District on Bureau of Reclamation’s Water

Water Rights Holders Must Measure Stream Diversions

March 9, 2019

UC Cooperative Extension Offering Water Measurement and Reporting Courses April 4 News

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Groundwater and Need for Temperance Flat Dam

March 7, 2019

To Deal with SGMA, Temperance Flat Dam Must Be Built By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor The

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Roger Isom on New Legislation and PG&E

March 6, 2019

Big Question Marks for New Legislation and California Agriculture By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate

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Funding for Friant-Kern Canal Repairs May Come

March 4, 2019

Senator Melissa Hurtado Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Fix Friant-Kern Canal News