Folsom Mayor Andy Morin says the water is back by popular demand, and because the city exceeded its 32 percent state water conservation target, thanks to a lot of help from mindful residents.
The expensive emergency project is meant to keep water districts from going completely dry and farmers from going under.
It’s the same reason you see crews spraying down construction sites—they have to keep the air as clean as possible.
A state legislative committee will look at the impact of the drought and water use by illegal marijuana cultivators on North Coast fisheries at a hearing in Sacramento.
The State Water Resources Control Board ordered the cutback under its latest round of notices that waterways are too dry to meet demand in the drought.
Water temperatures at the American River hatchery were approaching dangerous levels for the rainbow trout, putting their lives in danger. So, for the second year in a row, they will have to be evacuated.
He says more and more, home buyers want to know all about the water, including how much they can use, what are the watering rules, where the water is coming from and how stable that source is.
Confusion Reigns Over California Water Rights As Farmers Go Without Water For The First Time In A Century
The Byron-Bethany Irrigation District turned off the pumps on Wednesday, abruptly stopping the flow of water to dozens of farms like Arnaudo’s. The district is one of more than 100 senior water rights holders cut off by the state.
With water agencies across the state under pressure to meet conservation goals, the San Juan Water District is cutting back by reducing water pressure for some customers.
Rhea Serran with the city of Sacramento’s water conservation department says you can use your hose to cool off, with one caveat.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board voted 4-0 to sell water to the community just west of Tracy through the end of the calendar year.
Mountain House’s preferred solution involves buying water from a nearby district that’s also dealing with cutbacks. The fallback could have Mountain House shouldering big time state fines.