Water & the Environment

New Water Year Brings Surplus!

October 14, 2019

Surplus for New Water Year Will Help Farmers in 2020 By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor The Oct. 1 new

Seeking a Better Understanding Regarding Cannabis Production

October 7, 2019

Survey Helps UC  Understand Cannabis Production Challenges in State By Patrick Cavanaugh,

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Raising Shasta Dam Hit’s Snag

October 1, 2019

Termination of Shasta Dam Raise CEQA

Fight Against SB1

September 16, 2019

Contact your Assemblymember and State

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Action Needed to Amend SB1

September 4, 2019

Urge your Representatives to AMEND SB 1 From California Citrus Mutual This week the Assembly will

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SB1… Fix It or Nix It

August 13, 2019

California Water Alliance Opinion on SB1 By William Bourdeau, Chair, California Water

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SB 1 Is the Same Bad Legislation in a New Dress

August 11, 2019

SB 1: Bad legislation is bad legislation Opinion From GVwire By Bill McEwen It doesn’t matter

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Abnormal Weather, Temperatures, and Pests

July 25, 2019

A Year of Unusual Weather Affects Vegetable Crops By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor A year

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,


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


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