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Stories related to: groundwater

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.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

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.

Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

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.

Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

State Government

Brown Signs Groundwater Legislation

September 16, 2014 | Katie Orr

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of legislation aimed at regulating groundwater use in California.

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State Government

Senate Approves Groundwater Plan

August 27, 2014 | Katie Orr

With days to go before the end of the legislative session, the California Senate passed a groundwater management plan Wednesday.

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