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Stories related to: water

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.

Steve Margulis/UCLA

Environment

California Snowpack Won't Recover From Drought For Years

June 21, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new UCLA study shows that it will likely take until 2019 before California Sierra Nevada snowpack recovers from the drought.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Environment

California Lawmakers Approve New Regulations For Marijuana Growers

June 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California lawmakers have approved a bill as part of the state budget package that would streamline a permitting process for marijuana growers. Republican lawmakers say it’s unfair to other farmers.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

First Step In California Groundwater Law Stirs Debate

June 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California is one of the last states in the nation to pass a law to manage groundwater. But putting the law into practice won't come easy. Paso Robles' effort to manage groundwater is a perfect example.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

California Regulators Drop Cases Against Water Diverters In Drought

June 7, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California regulators have decided not to take action against two water districts accused of illegally diverting water in a drought.

Roseville Lifts One Day A Week Watering Restrictions

April 4, 2016 | Steve Milne

Starting Monday, people in Roseville can water their yards two days a week. Watering had been restricted to one day a week since last October because of the drought.

Stockton City Council Approves Water Rate Increase

March 28, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

The council voted to raise rates by 26 percent this July, followed by a 5.5 percent increase in the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

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