Tribes seek boost in Oregon, California water flows to aid salmon – American Indian tribes want higher Klamath River flows to reduce disease in trout and salmon.
Cal Poly irrigation center helps teach agriculture industry to combat drought – Program aims to help farmers practically employ latest water-saving technology
Tulloch Lake dropping early to cool Stanislaus River fish – Battle continues between federal regulators and locals over best use of Stanislaus River water.
Price, risk weigh heavily on farmers who would draw from Delta water tunnels – Firebaugh farmer not entirely sure Governor’s twin-tunnel plan will work, even though on paper it sounds good.
Yellow sludge in Colorado river continues spread, reaches New Mexico – Toxic flow impacts river as it meanders through three states on its way to Lake Powell.
EPA causes toxic spill into Colorado river – Federal agency charged with protecting the environment is to blame for catastrophe that could seriously impact water users on the massive Colorado River system.
A once-flourishing Pima cotton industry withers in an arid California – Drought claims more than food; farmers growing premium cotton forced to idle land dedicated to Pima cotton.
Carson Bruno: Australia can teach us about drought – What can California learn from Australia? How one country can teach another about water during drought.
California drought conservation creating hidden costs for farmers – The unintended consequences of water-saving technology.
DWR releases new guidebook to assist with agricultural water management plans – Guide is intended to help agricultural water suppliers understand state’s Agricultural Water Management Plan requirements.