Water

Come 2050, Californians Will Wish They Had More Dams

A new University of California report forecasts kick-to-the-gut climate-change realities for California farmers, especially those who grow permanent crops in the Central Valley. In a nutshell, the report anticipates big trouble ahead for crops such as almon...

Taxpayer Dollars Improperly Used on Delta Tunnels: Audit

Already facing stiff opposition from Delta stakeholders and environmental groups, Gov. Jerry Brown's Delta tunnels project is facing more bad news. An audit by the U.S. Department of Interior's inspector general says that $50 million in taxpayer funds were ...

More Rain Amid Climate Change? It Could Happen

UC Riverside Climatologist Challenges Conventional Thinking Many people in the Valley are worried about the prospect of climate change resulting in more frequent, more intense and longer droughts in California...

From Washington: Denham on Water, Immigration

Continuing GV Wire’s coverage in Washington, D.C., we speak with Valley Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock/Modesto). We touch on what comes next for H.R. 23, the GROW Act by fellow Valley congressman (and offic...

From Washington: McCarthy on Water Bill

GV Wire spoke with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) at the U.S. Capitol about his thoughts on H.R. 23. The water bill, carried by Hanford Republican David Valadao, now heads to the U.S. Senate, where it faces an uncertain future. However...
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