The state’s top regulator announced that water in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta would be unavailable for all water users moving forward and issuing orders to water users to cut back their use.
The Friant Water Authority and the Bureau of Reclamation held its second round of negotiations Thursday morning to hammer out key details about paying for repairs to the Friant-Kern Canal.
As California’s drought worsens, a frenzy of activity on Capitol Hill has emerged in a call for Federal authorities to respond to immediate and long-term water issues plaguing the Golden State.
It appears Improving clean drinking water access for the poor residents of the San Joaquin Valley just isn’t worth fixing broken canals to deliver water to farmers.
A proposed $40 million transfer of 100,000 acre-feet of water from New Melones Reservoir to westside Valley farmers awaits sign-off from Federal water officials. Here’s why it’s garnering attention.
In an opinion issued by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court found that California ag regulation requiring union organizers to have access to farming facilities to recruit and educate workers constituted a violation of the Fifth Amendment.
Valadao’s bill aims to tackle immediate water needs as state and Federal water officials halted water deliveries, while also building off of five years of progress on water storage projects.