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New Desalination Plant Will Boost California’s Drought-Depleted Water Supplies

DANA POINT — With California struggling through historic drought, the state's Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a desalination plant that could turn up to 5 million gallons of seawater a day into drinkable water. The commission voted 11-0 to approve the proposed Doheny Ocean Desalination Project in Dana Point, southeast...

More Water Will Flow to the Valley Upon Trump's Signature

WASHINGTON — Congress has approved a sprawling bill that provides for increased water storage in the San Joaquin Valley. If signed by President Donald Trump, America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 would authorize more than $6 billion in spending over 10 years for projects nationwide. Folded into the bill is Rep....

Costa & Denham Deliver Bipartisan Victory for Valley Water

The western United States — including the San Joaquin Valley — could see significant increases in water storage capacity due to legislation that passed the House of Representatives on Thursday. Overcoming the continuing rancor in Congress, the legislation cleared the House with bipartisan backing and also has the support of...