Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: Water Storage

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.

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...

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...

Governor Newsom Releases Water Supply Strategy

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a four-point strategy on August 11 to increase California’s water supplies and help the state adapt to the extreme weather...

Water Conveyance Project: Public Review Process Opens

The public review process has begun on the latest proposal to modernize the state’s water distribution system with a project to convey water through...

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...

Water Supply Bond Failing; Housing, Children’s Hospital Bonds Pass

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported proposal to issue state general obligation bonds to fund water supply and infrastructure projects was behind in the vote...