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Environment

Drought And Floods Taxing California's Water System

February 8, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A new report shows land in the San Joaquin Valley continues to sink at an alarming rate, putting federal and state aqueducts and flood control structures at risk. At the same time, engineers are working to repair Oroville dam spillway.

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Environment

State Water Project To Deliver 20 Percent of Requested Water In California

November 28, 2016 | Amy Quinton

The State Water Project will deliver more water to California cities and farmland in 2017 than it did this year- at least initially.

California Department of Water Resources

Environment

California Experiencing 'Miracle March,' Says Water Manager

March 15, 2016 | Amy Quinton

One of the state’s top water managers says California is experiencing a “Miracle March,” after a dramatic increase in rain and snow.

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Environment

State Water Project To Deliver More Water This Year

January 26, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Early winter storms have increased water supplies in California. As a result, agencies that depend on the State Water Project will now get more water.

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Environment

More Water Deliveries Through State Water Project

March 2, 2015 | Amy Quinton

What little bit of rain California received in December and February was just enough to help reservoir storage. The Department of Water Resources announced it will increase water deliveries through the State Water Project.

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DWR Issues Water-Delivery Forecast

December 1, 2014 | Bob Moffitt

The California Department of Water Resources has issued its preliminary forecast for the amount of water it can deliver in 2015 through the State Water Project. It's not great, but it's better than last year's forecast.

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