Snow Survey Finds California Water Nearly Doubled

PHILLIPS STATION — California water officials say cities and farms can expect ample water supplies this summer after winter storms blanketed the Sierra Nevada, nearly doubling the snowpack average for this time of year. The Department of Water Resources sai...
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Proposed Rules Mean Fresnans Can Water More, Be Fined Less

Update, 4/11/2019: Fresno city council approved, 6-0, changes in the city's water monitoring program. Additionally, water users can water until 10 a.m. (no watering is allowed on any day between 10 a.m.-6 p.m.). Also, fines won't start until May 2020, giving o...
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Can the Valley Balance People, Water, Ag, and Environment?

The San Joaquin Valley can overcome big challenges facing agriculture, the environment, and rural public health if major stakeholders embrace creative solutions to relieve stress on its water system. However, forging agreement on these solutions won't be ea...