The State Water Resources Control Board is struggling to impose bans on wasting water but long-term conservation measures are moving ahead in the Legislature. California water use is growing after the drought.
A Sacramento County judge on Monday declined to temporarily stop the hearings that will decide the fate of Gov. Jerry Brown's Delta tunnels project after its opponents sued alleging the process had been tainted by secret meetings.
Facing pressure from Gov. Jerry Brown, Southern California’s largest water agency could vote as soon as April on whether to own a majority share in a twin-tunnels project under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Nutria, an invasive swamp rodent from South America, has been discovered in various spots around the San Joaquin River. A task force of state and federal wildlife officials is formulating a plan to eradicate the nutria before its population explodes and invades the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
A gaping hole was discovered in the Oroville Dam main spillway on Feb. 7, 2017, marking the start of a crisis that eventually led to the evacuation of 188,000 downstream residents. A little over a year later, work continues between the emergency s
Legislators demanded Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that the California Water Commission spend Proposition 1 money. The commission is charged with doling out $2.7 billion approved by voters for water storage projects.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced Feb. 20, 2018 that most farmers south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta who get water from the Central Valley Project will receive just 20 percent of their requested allocation this year.
Assemblyman James Gallagher, R-Yuba City, holds a press conference outside of the Capitol Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, to mark the one-year anniversary of the Oroville Dam evacuations and the passage of his bill to tighten dam inspection standards. Lawm