Thursday, February 29, 2024

Tag: Drought

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.

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...

After 3 Weeks of Storms, What’s State Water Outlook?

Following a barrage of storms at the end of December and beginning of January, California made a quick about-face from critically dry conditions to...

Drought Relief Top Priority for Voters; Climate Change Costs a Concern

Along with the economy, top of mind for voters is the drought, according to the CalChamber People’s Voice poll. By a 4 to 1 margin,...

Coastal Commission Approves Project to Bring Reliable Water to Monterey

A multi-pronged effort to bring a reliable, sustainable water supply to the Monterey Peninsula was approved by the California Coastal Commission at the end...

Business Groups Identify Essential Water Projects

With a persistent drought, and a hotter and drier climate, California must look beyond water conservation and recycling and develop new water storage and...

Resources Secretary Briefs Business Leaders on Drought; Urges Conservation Efforts

In a virtual meeting with California’s top business leaders last week, California Natural Resources Agency Secretary Wade Crowfoot discussed critical aspects of the state’s...

California Approaches Driest Year Yet; Help Conserve Water with These Steps

California is on the cusp of the worst drought in its history. Today, more than 95% of the state is in “severe drought,” and...

Continued Drought Leads to Delivery Cuts, More Funds for Drought Response

As California enters another year of drought conditions, water shortages will again take their toll on California residents and businesses. Recent estimates put the direct...

December Storms Help, But California Remains in Drought

The December storms added to the Sierra snowpack on which the state depends for about 30% of its water supply, but California remains in...