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The Central Valley is recovering

The Central Valley of California is a vital agricultural region that produces a significant portion of the country's fruits, vegetables, and nuts. However, the region is facing two major challenges: the availability of jobs and water resources.
CALIFORNIA STATE
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The Mendocino Voice

A look at Mendocino County water: Rainfall gives “breathing room,” but only infrastructure, climate solutions can ease drought

MENDOCINO Co, CA, 1/29/23 — Even while power outages, flooding, and downed trees plagued Mendocino County during the first weeks of 2023, we could take comfort in the fact that on California’s drought-ridden soil, rain is good news. Lake Mendocino hit its highest amount of water storage in more than a decade, and our past month of precipitation is on track with or better than “normal” conditions over the past 30 years.
MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA
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I checked my property taxes: Water supply costs continue to increase

In reading and hearing lots about how oil companies are price gouging their customers in California, I suggest that homeowners check out their property tax bills. When looking over my tax bill, as a 21-year resident of Rancho Mirage, I looked over mine and noticed a huge charge from our water supply company, Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD). There is a charge of 11 cents per $100 of your property’s assessed valuation. That may seem small, but for me, that is just about $1,000 this year. I went back a few years and the total for the last five has...
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA
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activenorcal.com

California Increasing Water Deliveries Following Recent Winter Storms

The recent stormy weather in California has brought some positive news for the state’s water supply, as the Department of Water Resources (DWR) is planning to increase water deliveries. The water managers are cautiously optimistic about the state’s water situation as they head into the second half of the winter season.
CALIFORNIA STATE
Craig Daily Press

State officials approve 2023 Colorado Water Plan

The Colorado Water Conservation Board unanimously approved the final 2023 Colorado Water Plan on Jan. 24. The plan updates the original 2015 version and helps set a vision for how the state, local governments and residents can address water challenges in the future. A news release about the approval states...
COLORADO STATE
Ahwatukee Foothills News

Phoenix moves toward tougher water use regulations

Phoenix City Council on Jan. 18 directed city staff to begin developing tougher water conservation requirements for new developments. Those requirements could include higher standards for pools as well as separate meters for them and all outside water use, a requirement that large consumers to recycle at least 30% of their water on site requirements for more detail on conservation plans in zoning applications.
PHOENIX, AZ
skyhinews.com

State officials approve 2023 Colorado Water Plan

The Colorado Water Conservation Board unanimously approved the final 2023 Colorado Water Plan on Jan. 24. The plan updates the original 2015 version and helps set a vision for how the state, local governments and residents can address water challenges in the future. A news release about the approval states...
COLORADO STATE

From the Left: Addressing the problem of drought

Addressing the problem of drought By Lance Simmens “Water, water, everywhere, nor any a drop to drink.” Samuel Taylor Coleridge coined that phrase in his early 19th-century poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” and words could not be more apt than today’s current dilemma as mankind directly confronts climate change. While some may herald the […] The post From the Left: Addressing the problem of drought appeared first on The Malibu Times.
CALIFORNIA STATE
mendofever.com

City of Ukiah Receives $53.7 Million Grant for Expansion of Water Recycling Program

The following is a press release issued by the City of Ukiah. The California State Water Resources Control Board has awarded the City of Ukiah $53.7 million for expansion of its Water Recycling Project. The grant will allow the City to increase capacity of the recycled water project from 1,000 acre-feet per year to 1,500 acre-feet per year. The City utilizes recycled water to support parks, sports fields, and schools, as well as for agricultural and industrial uses. The increasing reliance on recycled water means reduced demand on the Russian River and Lake Mendocino and groundwater resources.
UKIAH, CA
coyotegulch.blog

Special Edition #Drought Status Update for the Western United States — NIDIS January 29, 2023

Click the link to read the article on the NIDIS website:. A Series of Atmospheric Rivers Have Hit Parts of the West. What Does This Mean for Drought?. Starting on December 26, 2022, a series of 9 atmospheric rivers(ARs) brought significant amounts of rain, snow, and wind to California and other parts of the western United States over a 3-week period.
CALIFORNIA STATE
coyotegulch.blog

BLM, nonprofit partner on land acquisition along #GunnisonRiver — The #GrandJunction Daily Sentinel

Click the link to read the article on The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel website (Dennis Webb):. The Bureau of Land Management and a nonprofit entity have teamed up once again on an acquisition by the federal agency of land along the lower Gunnison River, this time involving a 26.32-acre parcel in Mesa County. The BLM’s Grand Junction Field Office partnered with the Western Rivers Conservancy on the acquisition of the Meridian Junction property, on the east side of the river just north of the Mesa/Delta county line. The acquisition furthers partnership efforts to conserve and protect resources for future generations, the agency said in a news release. The land is within the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, and was bought with money from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund.
MESA COUNTY, CO

DEP releases final 2022 Pennsylvania State Water Plan of water resources

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) this week released the final 2022 Pennsylvania State Water Plan and an interactive online atlas of statewide water resources and use trends to inform leaders’ decision making and educate Pennsylvanians on sustainable use of lakes, rivers, streams and groundwater.
PENNSYLVANIA STATE
vishwadha.news

No water Charges will be levied on Agriculture and Domestic Drinking water supply

In order to regulate the Groundwater of the State of Punjab, the Punjab Water Regulation and Development Agency has notified “Punjab Groundwater Extraction and Conservation Directions, 2023” on 27 January 2023. Principal Secretary Water Resources Krishan Kumar clarified that the Authority has exempted extraction of groundwater for Agriculture...
morningagclips.com

New chief hired for NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division

RALEIGH, N.C. – Joseph Hudyncia of Apex is the new Section Chief of Field Services for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Agronomic Services Division. In his role, he will oversee 12 regional agronomists who provide technical assistance to farmers who use the division’s laboratory services....
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
Taylor Daily Press

The Leeuwarden Water Conservation Institute has struck a blow in America

“PowerSox builds entire residential areas. They’ve indicated that this will be their new standard,” says Sabin Steuer, co-founder of HydroLoop. “So all the houses they’re going to build come with this system. It’s incredibly important to us. There’s a lot of drought in a lot of states, so saving water is really important.”
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