The vacation season gets under way this week, and travelers will find a high chance for short-term thunderstorms all week across the mountain country, from Shasta to Tahoe to Yosemite to Whitney. These are not organized weather systems, such as the winter storms that arrive in sustained events. View Original Article Source: California Water News… Read More

A Santa Barbara County attorney who has fought for farmers and fossil fuels and led the “lock her up” chants in opposition to Hillary Clinton was appointed by the Trump administration Friday to head the Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest office in San Francisco. View Original Article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

A bright blue machine that resembles a cross between a bulldozer and side-wheel paddleboat is busy cleaning up a big mess Mother Nature left this year at Spring Lake. The 32-foot-long aquatic harvester operated by a Windsor company is traversing the lake, collecting more than a ton of a floating weed called Azolla in its… Read More

Two water districts have hammered out an agreement to help Nicasio residents whose wells sometimes go dry. While the community of Nicasio is near the Marin Municipal Water District’s massive Nicasio Reservoir, it does not draw water from it. View Original Article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

Riverside Poly High School won first place in the veteran’s division of the 16th annual Solar Cup Competition Sunday for the third consecutive year. The final round of the competition, where students from 38 Southern California high schools rely on the sun’s rays to power boats, was held  at Lake Skinner in Winchester. View Original… Read More

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today [May 18] released a draft prioritization of groundwater basins as required by the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). The 2018 SGMA Basin Prioritization is scheduled to be finalized by fall 2018 after a public comment period that starts today and runs through July 18. SGMA requires local… Read More