Tag Archives: groundwater resources

California Adopts New, Welcome Wetlands Protection Rules

“The Board’s action comes none too soon.  170 years of filling and development projects have reduced California’s historic wetlands resources by 90%.  The depletion of the state’s coastal wetlands is even more alarming: fully 95% of California’s coastal wetlands have been…

 

Chronicle recommends: No on state Prop. 3

Chronicle recommends: No on state Prop. 3 Chronicle editorial board Sep. 10, 2018 Updated: Sep. 10, 2018 1:52 p.m.         California voters may be wondering why they are looking at an $8.9 billion water bond on the Nov. 6 ballot. They may…

 

LATimes Article on MWD Twin Tunnels revote

“Opponents contend the tunnels will inevitably be used to rob the failing delta ecosystem and its crashing fish populations of more fresh water. Proponents, including many of the state’s biggest water agencies and San Joaquin Valley agricultural districts, say that…

 

Why we need to go local on water

“Right now, if an earthquake severed our connection to the L.A. Aqueduct, the State Water Project or the Colorado River Aqueduct, we would quickly be in dire straits. With a local supply portfolio — balanced between recycled water, captured stormwater,…