Photo of the California Aqueduct in Palmdale

Who, Exactly, Is Sinking the California Aqueduct?

A state report released in December pinned blame for sinking along the California Aqueduct on excessive nearby groundwater pumping to irrigate vineyards and nut orchards. That was a pretty pointed finger, but not pointed enough for some committee directors ...
Photo of the San Andreas Fault Zone

Earthquakes Can Dry Water Supply. Californians Must Prepare

Recent earthquakes have us all thinking about emergency preparedness. Whether that’s updating the earthquake kit, putting supplies in the car trunk, or finally affixing the bookshelves to the wall, there are steps we can take personally to prepare for the wors...

Walters: Gov. Brown’s WaterFix is Circling the Drain

In today’s CALmatters column, Dan Walters writes about Jerry Brown’s difficulties in achieving his goals for California’s critical Delta region. Facing a worsening crisis in which water users south of the Delta call for more water while environmentalists, f...