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Environment

Groundwater Supply Improved At Amador County Vineyards

April 22, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Water supply was a worry in 2015 at two vineyards in Amador County that rely on groundwater. But after a near-normal winter in northern California, the grape growers are breathing a sigh of relief – at least for this season.

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Environment

NOAA Says Watch For La Niña As El Niño Weakens

April 14, 2016 | Ed Joyce

In the midst of a major El Niño, federal meteorologists say its flip side, La Niña, is around the corner. And that could mean more dry times in California.

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Environment

California Releases Draft Regulations For Groundwater Management

February 18, 2016 | Amy Quinton

The California Department of Water Resources has released the first draft regulations to manage groundwater sustainably.

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Environment

Excessive Pumping of 21 Groundwater Basins In California

January 21, 2016

Ten new groundwater basins in California have been added to a list of those considered in “critical overdraft”.

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Environment

Scientists Flood Almond Orchards To Restore Groundwater in California

January 20, 2016 | Amy Quinton

UC Davis scientists are flooding almond orchards this winter in an effort to restore depleted aquifers in the Central Valley.

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Environment

Key Provision For Groundwater Regulation Approved

October 21, 2015 | Amy Quinton

The California Water Commission approved a key provision to implement regulations to sustainably manage California's groundwater supply.

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State Government

California Strengthens Oil Drilling Waste Rules

February 9, 2015 | Katie Orr

California says it will do a better job of monitoring oil drilling that could affect the state’s groundwater supply.

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Environment

'Tough Season' For California Wine Grape Growers Relying on Groundwater

January 22, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The fourth year of drought in California has some state wine grape growers that rely on groundwater 'concerned' about the upcoming season.

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