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California Senate Passes Bill That Would Boost Stormwater Capture Projects

April 27, 2017 | Amy Quinton

The California State Senate has passed a bill that would make it easier for cities to finance and build projects to capture stormwater.


Water Supply Boosted For Central Valley Farmers

April 11, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Some farmers in the San Joaquin Valley will finally get a full supply of water.

Photo / California Department of Water Resources


California May Leave Federal Flood Insurance Program And Go It Alone

March 20, 2017 | Amy Quinton

California could become the first state in the nation to dump federal flood insurance. State water managers say California might be better off running its own program.

Joseph Hoyt / UC Santa Cruz


Drought Increases Severity Of West Nile Epidemics

February 7, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A UC Santa Cruz study finds transmission of West Nile virus is higher in drought years.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News

Some Water Lead Levels Elevated At Sacramento State

January 25, 2017 | Steve Milne

Elevated levels of lead in water samples have prompted Sacramento State University to shut off some drinking fountains and sinks. The samples were collected over the winter break when classes were not in session.

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California Schools Can Now Ask Water Supplier To Test For Lead On Campus

January 18, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

California schools can now ask their water supplier to test for lead on campus.

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California, Trump Administration Will Clash Over Environmental Policy

December 12, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Legal experts expect a significant political clash between California and the federal government when it comes to environmental policy under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.

Photo / Curtis Jerome Haynes


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.

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