San Joaquin Valley
Improving Water Resilience for Cities and Farms with Water Partnerships Alvar Escriva-Bou November 2 2020 The San Joaquin Valley and urban Southern California are worlds apart, yet each face growing water challenges. Water partnerships that take advantage of shared water infrastructure can help both regions have a more secure water future.
Setting Aside Environmental Water for the San Joaquin River Jeffrey Mount, Ted Grantham, Brian Gray, Ellen Hanak October 26 2020 If we can find a way to restore the health of San Joaquin River while preserving the region’s social and economic vitality, we can do it anywhere in the state.
How Water Justice Groups View Groundwater Sustainability Planning Caitrin Chappelle October 20 2020 Groundwater overdraft has caused domestic wells to go dry in the San Joaquin Valley. Environmental justice experts explain flaws in groundwater planning in light of this problem.
Groundwater Sustainability Moves from Planning to Implementation Lori Pottinger August 10 2020 The completion of groundwater sustainability plans for the state’s most over-pumped basins was a major step toward bringing basins into long-term balance. What are next steps and possible pitfalls in the process?
Forging Connections to Provide Safe Drinking Water Lori Pottinger July 27 2020 Providing reliable drinking water is a challenge for many small systems in the San Joaquin Valley. We talked to Laura Ramos and Sarge Green of Fresno State about an effort to connect a dozen at-risk systems to the City of Fresno’s water supply.