Snow Survey Results Off the Charts- Must Improve Water Supplies When state snow surveyors visited the Sierra Nevada today, they found a snowpack well above average...
Archive for category: Drought
It takes water to grow food Are we really using too much water to grow food in California? The simple fact is that it takes...
There are far bigger issues affecting the Delta than water exports and returning to a time prior to Western development is unrealistic. To describe the...
Statement by Mike Wade, Executive Director: Illegal diversions, wasteful water use threatens water supply “We applaud Governor Brown for taking more decisive steps toward increased...
California Data Exchange Center – Reservoirs Californians rely on reservoirs to provide the water we need to grow food, improve ecosystems, invest in jobs, and...
Can we afford it?
How can we be sure the money will be well spent for what’s been promised?
How were the priorities for funding chosen?
Will the interests of rural and Northern California communities be protected?
How does the Delta benefit from Proposition One?
What will Proposition One do to help California prepare for climate change?
Which new dams will be built if Proposition One passes?
The Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition One on the Ballot November 4) authorizes $7.12 billion in general obligation bonds for the following
It’s harvest time in much of California, and the signs of drought are almost as abundant
as the fruits and nuts and vegetables
California Needs to Modernize its Water Infrastructure to Grow, Not Shrink, our Agricultural Output. California’s agricultural industry provides jobs and economic activity and plays a crucial role in global food production. But this position is at risk due to the drought and unreliable water infrastructure.
This new fact sheet from the CFWC provides an update on impacts of the 2014 drought. The impacts of the 2014 drought are likely to be much worse than in 2009 – with socio-economic impacts up to 50% more severe.