COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, APRIL 23, 2018 – The U.S. military has agreed to spend more than $900,000 to buy water and take other steps for Colorado communities where wells were tainted by chemicals from nearby Peterson Air Force Base. The Gazette reported Wednesday the Air Force will purchase clean drinking water and pay for operating and maintaining… Read More

California officials said Friday that eight major water projects qualify for a share of billions in state drought funds, an announcement that breathes new life into plans for two reservoir expansions in the Bay Area and two new massive dams in the Central Valley. View Original Article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

For local communities, complying with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), the law passed in 2014 that was California’s first statewide framework for managing groundwater, has been no easy task. A recent study in the journal California Agriculture examined some of the challenges rising to the surface in large, agriculturally-oriented basins as local governments form… Read More

I [John Fleck] had a nice talk Friday with Norman and Paul Kehmeier, father and son farmers in Delta County, Colorado, who get their water from Surface Creek, a tributary to the Gunnison. … While those of us down here in the lowlands log in to the Colorado River Basin Forecast Center and check out… Read More

This week is National Park Week and today is the birthday of renowned Naturalist and Preservationist, John Muir. Born in Scotland, raised in Wisconsin, and formed by California’s Sierra Nevada, John Muir was rooted not by place, but by a spirit of wild passion for the world’s greatest landscapes. View Original Article Source: California Water… Read More