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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.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Environment

Californians Increase Water Conservation In September

November 1, 2016 | Amy Quinton

For the last several months, water use in California has increased despite the state’s ongoing drought. But the latest water conservation figures show improvement.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

California Regulators Examine Safety Of Food Irrigated With Oil Wastewater

October 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California regulators are taking a closer look at the safety of food irrigated with wastewater from oil and gas operations.

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Water Use In The Sacramento Region Up In September

October 26, 2016 | Steve Milne

People in the Sacramento region are not conserving as much water as they did last year, when state-mandated reductions were still in place. The latest figures show water use fell by 15 percent in September, compared to 27 percent in September 2015.

Environment

Strange Bedfellows Form Coalition To Increase Water Supply

October 13, 2016 | Amy Quinton

An odd assortment of corporations, nonprofits, environmental and agricultural groups have joined forces to help increase California’s water supply.

Damian Dovarganes / AP

Report: 23 Percent Water Reduction In July

August 18, 2016 | Steve Milne

A new report finds people in the Sacramento region continue to cutback on water use even though the state dropped mandatory conservation requirements two months ago. The data show water reductions reached 23 percent in July.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Environment

California Water Agencies Say They Have Enough Supply For 3 Dry Years

August 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Most California water agencies say they can supply enough water to meet demand even if the next three years are unusually dry.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Environment

Californians Conserve Less Water Under New Rules

August 2, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Californians saved less water in June than they have in previous years. It’s the first month since new rules gave suppliers more autonomy to set their own conservation standards.

Environment

New Poll Shows Californians' Opinions On Climate Change, Water

July 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new poll shows Californians support the goals of the state’s landmark law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It also found that Californians want state and local governments to do more when it comes to the drought.

Rob Jackson, Stanford University

Environment

"Water Windfall" Deep Beneath California's Central Valley

June 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new study finds California’s Central Valley has three times more water beneath it than previously estimated.

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