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Around 100,000 San Joaquin Valley Residents Live Without Clean Water; Study Suggests Access Is Close

March 13, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

A new study from UC Davis found that while about 100,000 San Joaquin residents don't have access to clean drinking water, solutions aren't out of reach.

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Storm Leaves California With Half Of Usual Snow For Year

March 5, 2018

(AP) — Monday's snow survey found a "much rosier" picture than before last week's heavy winter storm, but still less than half the usual snow for this point in the season.

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California Needs To Invest Billions For Flood Protection

August 29, 2017 | Amy Quinton

As Tropical Storm Harvey pummels Texas, California water managers say such devastating floods can happen here. They say California needs to invest billions of dollars for flood protection.

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Feds OK New Mercury Protections In California Waters

July 18, 2017 | Steve Milne

The U.S. EPA has approved new safeguards to protect people from eating toxic fish caught in California waterways. Salmon and other fish that Native American tribes and others depend on for sustenance are often contaminated with mercury.

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New Series 'Toxic Taps' Goes Under Surface Of California's Water Crises

July 12, 2017 | Chris Remington

Why do a million Californians living in the nation’s breadbasket lack access to a basic necessity- clean drinking water? Tara Lohan with Water Deeply takes us inside the multimedia investigation Toxic Taps.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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