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...

What Is SGMA? Here Are the Basics.

By Lois Henry SJV.org The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act was passed in 2014 and enacted in 2015. It aims to stop groundwater overpumping in critically overdrafted basins by 2040 and bring them int...
Composite image of Don Peracchi, Daniel Errotabere and the Westlands Water District logo

Peracchi Steps Down, Errotabere Will Lead Westlands Board

Don Peracchi announced Tuesday that he is stepping down early as president of the Westlands Water District’s Board. His term was to end in 2022. The district's board of directors subsequently elevated Daniel Errotabere from vice president to president by un...