Category Archives: Water

Dams Grow Food

That is the message being put out effectively, as this dispatch from California Ag Today reports. The Dispatch. “GAR  Tootelian and Families Protecting the Valley, are rolling up their sleeves to put up several hundred road signs calling for action … Continue reading

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New Dam Planned In California

Good news—in a currently dam adverse state—from the San Jose Mercury News. An excerpt. “A plan to build a huge new $1.1 billion dam and reservoir near Pacheco Pass in southeastern Santa Clara County is taking a significant step forward … Continue reading

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Yolo Bypass, Great News

That it is being expanded is very good news, from Lake County News. An excerpt. SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources has secured final state and federal approval for a project that will expand a migration corridor for fish … Continue reading

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Water Year Review

From the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. As the 2018-19 water year came to a close Sunday, record-setting snowpack in the Sierras and above-average rain means several reservoirs are near full capacity heading into the dry summer months. Here’s a look … Continue reading

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Another for the Are You Kidding Me File

Yep, hydroelectric power is not a renewable energy resource, according to the California Legislature’s Democratic members, as reported by the Foundation for Economic Education. An excerpt. Anna Caballero, a Democratic state senator from a district near me in California, had … Continue reading

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Got Water?

You bet we do, check out this story from US News & World Report. An excerpt. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The amount of snow blanketing the Sierra Nevada is even larger than the 2017 snowpack that pulled the state out … Continue reading

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More Water Storage?

Good news, maybe, on that front from the Modesto Bee. An excerpt. A congressional bill includes almost $14 million in funding for water projects in the Central Valley and Northern California. Rep. Josh Harder, D-Turlock, said he was successful in … Continue reading

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