The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought, officials said Monday.
Secret California water bill negotiations have a “55 percent to 60 percent chance” of success during the fast-fading 113th Congress, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday.
Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, sponsored a bill Tuesday to block the federal government from paying part of the cost of building two water diversion tunnels, though Bera and other lawmakers last year said that it was unrealistic to expect any federal money to flow to the project.
Small, nonfarm businesses in 39 California counties including Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado and Yolo have until Sept. 23 to apply for SBAs Economic Injury Disaster Loans.
Secret negotiations over a California water bill are nearing a make-or-break moment, after a long, dry summer that’s tested some political alliances.
West Sacramento is restricting outdoor watering in response to the state’s historic drought.
Four months after Roseville declared mandatory water cutbacks of 20 percent, the city announced this week it was reaching only 18 percent.
The city of Roseville is hosting a gardening workshop Saturday, Aug. 16, aimed at reducing water use for landscaping.
A century-old water intake on the Sacramento River in Yolo County is making way for a new facility designed to protect threatened and endangered fish species even as it diverts millions of gallons for the cities of Davis and Woodland.
On the San Joaquin Valley's west side, scientists are making more water from tainted farm drainage.
New state regulations on water conservation formally took effect today, banning all Californians from hosing off sidewalks and driveways, irrigating yards so much that it causes runoff, and other prohibitions.
With California in a severe drought, the State Water Resources Control Board ruled last week that some cases of water waste could be treated as criminal infractions.