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Groundwater Recharge in the San Joaquin Valley

Overdraft has caused big problems in the San Joaquin Valley—and in our drought-prone state, groundwater recharge is one of the most promising…

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Requiring water users to pay for ecological damage

FEATURE: A conversation with environmental lawyer Karrigan Börk Water diversions can harm aquatic ecosystems, riparian habitat, and beaches fed by…

1 week ago

Flood risks: Preparing for urban floods with an eye toward equity

Flood waters from the San Francisquito Creek reached apartment complexes in East Palo Alto, California, during a storm event on…

2 weeks ago

Biden-Harris Administration Delivers $520 Million from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda to Revitalize Aging Water Infrastructure and Strengthen Drought Resilience

Funding will be provided to 57 projects across six regions to increase drought resilience and improve water delivery systems, advance…

3 weeks ago

Lower Basin Colorado River consumptive use is lowest in 40 years

Average Colorado River consumptive use for the Lower Basin states has been steadily decreasing over the past decade. The Bureau…

1 month ago

Meet the underwater gardeners that scrub Imperial County’s water canals

Photo: IID Operations Coordinator Pablo Cortez, left, holds an adult grass carp while Tony Perez, a colleague, collects the fish's…

1 month ago

Colorado to shield thousands of acres of wetlands, miles of streams after U.S. Supreme Court left them vulnerable

The Blanca Wildlife Habitat Area, located in the San Luis Valley, is about 15 square miles in area. (Olivia Sun,…

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As climate change amplifies urban flooding, here’s how communities can become ‘sponge cities’

By Franco Montalto, Drexel University “When it rains, it pours” once was a metaphor for bad things happening in clusters.…

2 months ago

Sacramento has a new plan to grow the city’s tree canopy and wants your feedback

Trees line 68th Avenue in the Meadowview neighborhood of Sacramento on Thursday, April 26, 2024. The area has around 12%…

2 months ago

Trout Unlimited Wins Award for California Partnership Uniting Landowners to Save Coho Salmon

Chris Wood, President and CEO of Trout Unlimited, speaks to staff from Trout Unlimited, NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish…

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