Photo Illustration of the proposed Temperance Flat dam north of Fresno, California

Temperance Flat Dam Put on the Shelf Indefinitely

An investment analysis that looked at how much it would cost water users to build and operate the proposed Temperance Flat Dam northeast of Fresno without government funding was finished earlier this year and quietly passed among water districts, which just as...
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How’s the Weather? ‘Wet Indeed!’

The National Weather Service in Hanford customarily delivers its forecasts and wrap-ups in a just-the-facts manner. But its Twitter account shared much enthusiasm for this week's slow-moving storm that is st...
Aerial photo of canals that are part of the Central Valley Project

Water Effort Unites Brown, McCarthy, and Feinstein

The Sacramento Bee reports that two leading Democrats, Gov. Jerry Brown and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, are joining forces with Kevin McCarthy, the most powerful Republican in the House of Representatives, to bring ...
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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 c...