Stories related to: water
August 20, 2018
Hundreds of California farmers rallied at the Capitol on Monday to protest state water officials' proposal to increase water flows through the lower San Joaquin River and three of its tributaries from February to June.
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.
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.
January 3, 2018 | Randol White
Water content throughout the Sierra Nevada is about a quarter of where it should be this time of year.
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.
July 19, 2017
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield claimed California hasn't "completed a single major (water) storage project" since the 1970s even though the population has doubled during the same time period.
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.
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.
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.