Groundwater

Industrial Agriculture Poisoning Wells and Streams

“The plight of rural residents dependent on groundwater without city water options was recently covered by the Wall Street Journal, which reported that6 “One in seven Americans drinks from private wells, which are being polluted by contaminants from manure and fertilizer.” Industrial Agriculture…

 

SGMA boundaries modification update

DWR Finalizes Basin Boundary Modifications under SGMA The Department of Water Resources’ Sustainable Groundwater Management Office today released the 2018 Final Basin Boundary Modifications decisions and accompanying documents. In the final decisions, 35 basin boundary modifications requests were approved, four…

 

Sonoma Water’s new – Onerain website

From OAEC Brock Dolman: David Berman recently alerted me to this new Sonoma Water website which shows:  Sonoma County Real-time Rainfall, River-Stream, and Reservoir Data. Have a peek at the long list of rainfall locations, although it looks like deep…

 

Water of the US: Update #4 and shutdown

Background: Allows for pesticide use and groundwater pollution is seasonal or low flow streams that support wildlife and flora. “It is important that even dry streams and riverbeds be considered as “waters of the United States” because, as our recent…