Water & the Environment

Irrigated Field in Salinas, groundwater

Interior Secretary Zinke Agrees: Sacramento Water Grab “Unacceptable”

August 21, 2018

Zinke Directs Staff to Propose New Plan News Release Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s

Steve Forbes

Agriculture Struggles Unnecessarily, According to Steve Forbes

August 13, 2018

Forbes Chairman Has Suggestions to Help By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor Water and labor are

Water in Friant-Kern Canal

Proposition 3 Water Bond on Nov. Ballot

August 2, 2018

Initiative Would Fund Urgent Water Projects By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor California Proposition

almond harvest

A Plan of Attack for the Dusty Almond Harvest

August 1, 2018

Reducing Almond Harvest Dust Keeps Neighbors Happy By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor [caption

Interior Dept: Water Grab at New Melones Devastating for Central Valley

July 31, 2018

Comments Come After Secretary of the Interior's Visit News Release from the Office of Rep. Jeff

Temperance Flat

Temperance Flat Awarded $171 Million in State Water Bond Funding

July 30, 2018

$171 Million is Far Less than $1 Billion Sought News Release Edited by Patrick Cavanaugh The

UC and Israel Sign Agricultural Research Agreement

July 24, 2018

California and Israel Face Similar Challenges By Pam Kan-Rice, UC ANR News [caption


Re-Nuble: Eliminating Food Waste By Converting it to Fertilizers

July 12, 2018

Wasted Food Can be Processed for Agriculture By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor California Ag

Temperance Dam

Letter to California Water Commission on Failure to Approve Temperance Dam

May 29, 2018

CWC Decision is a Black Eye to State Editor's note: Valley legislators sent the attached letter

Temperance Flat Dam

Temperance Flat Dam Fallout Continues

May 18, 2018

Even Growers Not Benefitting are Unhappy By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Even growers who were not

temperance flat

Officials Angered Over Temperance Flat Lack of Funding

May 16, 2018

The Will of The People Was Ignored By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Agricultural leaders from cities,

Temperance Flat

Denouncing Non-Funding of Temperance Flat Dam Project

May 11, 2018

Officials Not Happy About Decision By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Steve Worthley is a Tulare County

Temperance Flat

Temperance Flat Denied Funding

May 3, 2018

All Hope Dries Up By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Again, it came down to fish, specifically Chinook

fight for water

“The Fight For Water” Film On Amazon Prime

April 27, 2018

Award-Winning film by Juan Carlos Oseguera Expands By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor An

To Feed the Nation, Farmers Need Water

April 25, 2018

California Water Alliance is Good for All By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Founded in 2009, the

A Second Major Blow For Temperance Flat Dam

April 20, 2018

Water Commission Staff Again Slaps Down Temperance Flat Project Editor’s note: In a stunning

Jason Phillips Talks Water Issues

April 19, 2018

Jason Phillips on Groundwater Recharge, Water Bond, and Subsidence Editor’s Note: Jason Phillips

temperance flat

Urgent Need To Oppose AB 2975

April 17, 2018

Urgent Need to Call CA Legislators and Suggest Opposition to AB 2975 (Friedman) Below is a letter

Victor Davis Hanson

Hanson: No Investment in Water Infrastructure

April 3, 2018

Victor Davis Hanson: Water Projects Not Close to What's Needed By Laurie Greene, Founding

Freeze Damage Could Be Wide Spread

February 26, 2018

Deep Freeze May Have Caused Significant Damage to Almonds, Tree Fruit By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm