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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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Report: Green Spot Not A Risk To Oroville Dam Safety

August 30, 2017 |

An independent Board of Consultants' report says the mysterious green spot on the face of Oroville Dam is not a sign the dam is leaking.

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California Needs To Invest Billions For Flood Protection

August 29, 2017 |

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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Sites Reservoir Supporters Requested Half Of Prop. 1 Funds

August 24, 2017 |

Supporters of Sites Reservoir, which would be built northwest of Sacramento, are asking for more than half of the money earmarked for storage projects in the Proposition 1 bond measure voters approved in 2014. But they may not even need it.

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Sites Reservoir Supporters Want $1.6 Billion From Water Bond

August 14, 2017 |

Supporters of building a reservoir nearly twice the size of Folsom Lake are applying for Proposition 1 water bond money. California voters approved the bond in 2014.

Kelly M. Grow / California Department of Water Resources

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First Step In Implementing California Groundwater Law Successful

August 1, 2017 |

The first major step in implementing the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act is complete, and regulators are calling the result a success.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

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California Farmers Used Enough Groundwater During Drought To Fill Lake Mead

May 18, 2017 |

Scientists have for the first time quantified how much groundwater was lost in the Central Valley in the most recent drought.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

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West Sacramento Breaks Ground On Largest Levee Project

May 9, 2017 |

Construction on the biggest levee improvement project in West Sacramento is now underway. The project will help protect the city from a 200-year flood.

Kelly M. Grow/ California Department of Water Resources

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Lawmakers Question Agency Charged With Handling Oroville Dam Crisis

April 25, 2017 |

The head of California's water agency briefed a state legislative committee Tuesday on the state's response to severe damage at the nation's tallest dam.

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Water Supply Boosted For Central Valley Farmers

April 11, 2017 |

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

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