Water & Drought

Water & Drought

Most California farm-water suppliers are breaking this law. Why doesn’t the state act?

California’s irrigation districts have largely ignored a 2007 state law that requires them to report how much water they’re delivering to farms.

Delta News

These farmers say they may not pay for Delta tunnels pushed by Gov. Brown

The governor’s proposed Delta tunnels ran into a roomful of skeptics Monday – an influential group of San Joaquin Valley farmers who remain unconvinced the controversial project will deliver the water they need at a price they’re prepared to swallow. The Westlands Water District is expected to decide within a few months whether to back the $17.1 billion project.

Videos

Watch the concrete pour on the Oroville Dam upper spillway as repairs continue

Kiewit Corp. begins pouring concrete on the upper spillway and continues rock cleaning to prepare the spillway's foundation, part of the Lake Oroville spillways recovery project, in this July 20, 2017, video.
Watch the concrete pour on the Oroville Dam upper spillway as repairs continue 2:07

Watch the concrete pour on the Oroville Dam upper spillway as repairs continue

Here's what repair work at Oroville Dam spillway looks like as we pass mid-July 2:18

Here's what repair work at Oroville Dam spillway looks like as we pass mid-July

Here's what Oroville Dam spillway repair work looks like as we pass mid-July 2:18

Here's what Oroville Dam spillway repair work looks like as we pass mid-July

See pouring of concrete foundation as part of Oroville Dam spillway repair 2:12

See pouring of concrete foundation as part of Oroville Dam spillway repair