Thursday, May 23, 2024

Water

CalChamber, Coalition Support Healthy Rivers & Landscapes Update to Water Plan

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of statewide organizations has asked the State Water Resources Control Board to support a novel approach...

Delta Conveyance Project: CalChamber, Multiple Groups Voice Support

A project critical to protecting the water supply for millions of Californians reached a major milestone on December 8 when the state Department of Water Resources (DWR) released the final environmental report on the Governor’s Delta Conveyance Project.

Report Summarizes California’s Water Year, Urges Better Water Management

“Californians are being asked to strike a strange balance between being prepared for both biblical droughts and unprecedented deluges. The happy medium—never a common experience for the state—is shrinking,” states Letitia Grenier, director of the PPIC Water Policy Center.

State Water Board Moves Ahead on Draft Plan to Stabilize Water Supply

The State Water Resources Control Board recently took the newest steps in managing water supply and water quality in the Delta region. On September 28,...

Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Bills

Legislation to strengthen the state’s drought resilience is among the California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills signed recently by Governor Gavin Newsom. AB 30 (Ward; D-San...

CalChamber, Coalition Join Forces to Stop, Improve Major Water Rights Legislation

After strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and a broad coalition of public and private water agencies and users, legislative committees this...

Statewide Poll Shows 76% of Voters Support Delta Conveyance Project

This week, Californians for Water Security released results of a recent statewide poll showing that voters across all regions, political parties and major demographics...

Bills Threaten to Destabilize State’s Water Rights System

Four bills that threaten to destabilize California’s water rights system and revoke rights upon which communities have relied for decades are moving in the...

Executive Action Directs Storm Flows to Recharge Groundwater

California’s recent storms have pounded the state, quickly moving the state from extreme drought to flood conditions. Since January, California has seen repeated flooding...

Governor Issues Order to Increase Water Held in Reservoirs

Last month, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order intended to allow officials to hold more water in reservoirs. The order updates an earlier...