Water & the Environment

temperance flat dam

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

Roger Isom, president and CEO, Western Processors Association

Roger Isom on New Legislation and PG&E

March 6, 2019

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

Water in Friant-Kern Canal

Funding for Friant-Kern Canal Repairs May Come

March 4, 2019

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

Temperance Flat Dam

Optimism Still Alive for Temperance Flat Dam

February 26, 2019

Hope on the Horizon, but Questions Still Unanswered for California Water Systems By Mikenzi

Imperial Irrigation District

Imperial Irrigation District Files Legal Brief in Abatti Case Appeal

February 19, 2019

IID Files Appeal of a Local Court’s Decision Challenging District’s Water Rights News

Groundwater Agencies Formulating Plans for SGMA

February 15, 2019

Groundwater Sustainability Will Be Focus of New Rules By Jessica Theisman, Associate

turlock irrigation canal

California Farm Bureau Sues Water Board on Proposed Water Grab

February 8, 2019

Farm Bureau Sues to Block Flows Plan for Lower San Joaquin River By David Kranz, Manager,

Surface water

Surface Water is the Key to SJV Farming Future

January 31, 2019

Water Projects Were Built to Deliver Surface Water to Farmers By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Water

Sustainability is Focus of Solutions from the Land

January 24, 2019

Solutions From the Land Focuses on Sustainability By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor Many

California Fresh Fruit Association

California Fresh Fruit Association: Top Issues in 2019

January 15, 2019

Immigration and Labor Cost are Big Issues News Release The California Fresh Fruit Association

water grab

Modesto Irrigation District Files Legal Action Against State Water Board

January 14, 2019

MID Lawsuit Challenges CA Water Board On Misguided Plan News Release from Modesto Irrigation


Citrus Growers Prepare For Sub Freezing Temps

December 28, 2018

Central Valley Citrus Growers Prepare for Cold Weather  News Release Central Valley citrus

water grab

Water Board Proceeds With Water Grab for Environment

December 19, 2018

40 Percent Water Grab for Environment Moves Forward By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor The board


Many Questions Around SGMA Law

December 5, 2018

SGMA Law is Poorly Written By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor A recent meeting brought farmers and


Drought Tolerant Sorghum in CA

November 23, 2018

California Ideal for Drough Research By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor Research is being done

turlock irrigation canal

EPA Blasts State’s Water Grab

November 5, 2018

EPA's Acting Secretary Andrew Wheeler Visits The Valley With Congressman Denham News Release

water storage

President Signs Rep. Jeff Denham’s Water Storage Legislation

October 30, 2018

President signs Denham Water Storage Legislation News Release Edited By Patrick

water allocation

President’s Order Restores Western Water Supplies

October 26, 2018

Farm Bureau, CA Farm Water Coalition, Family Farm Alliance and Western Growers Support Order News

Nisei Farmers League Grateful for President Trump’s Executive Order on Water

October 25, 2018

Nisei Farmers League: It Was A Bold Move  News Release Edited By Patrick Cavanaugh Manuel

water grab

Water Board’s Water Grab From Rivers Will Impact Domestic Water

October 17, 2018

State Water Resources Control Board Plan is "Pseudo-Science" By Jessica Theisman, Associate