UC Davis Scientists Flood Modesto Orchards In Hopes Of Finding Way To Restore GroundwaterThe state issued its first temporary groundwater storage permit for the experiment, and it’s interested in giving out more permits and streamlining the process.
Report: California's Drought Threatening Groundwater After State Slow To Manage SupplyGov. Jerry Brown this year initiated new laws to start managing underground water in California, the last Western state to take such steps. But the plans could take years to be developed, officials said.
Coalition Calls For Nestlé's Sacramento Water-Bottling Plant To Close Environmentalists are taking a stand against Nestle's Sacramento water-bottling plant, saying it’s time for the plant to close to protect the local groundwater supply.
Governor Brown Signs California's First Groundwater RulesCalifornia will no longer be the last Western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater.
Concerns Grow Over California Nut Farmers' Reliance On Groundwater SupplyBack in early August, CBS13 spoke to a University of the Pacific geologist who warned California's tapped aquifer could cause the ground to sink and eventually collapse the aquifer forever.
California Quake Quirk: Water Flowing In CreeksLast month's earthquake in California's wine country has residents marveling at the sight and sound of water running in some local creeks again.
Report: Groundwater Removal During Drought Could Cause EarthquakesThe drought has forced many homeowners and farmers to dig deeper wells, tapping into the California aquifer. A recent Take Part web publication, citing NASA scientists, suggests using too much of this underground water could cause earthquakes.
1,200 Square Miles Of Valley Sinking Near Merced Because Of Groundwater UseIf that water isn’t managed properly, or replaced, scientists warn it could spell trouble for canals and other projects.
California Water Regulators Adopt Groundwater Cleanup Plan For FarmersThe order, adopted by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board on Thursday, affects about 10,700 growers in the Tulare Lake basin - including parts of Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Kern counties - who farm on about 3 million acres of irrigated farmland.