Although gold might be California’s most famous natural resource, water is by far its most important. Without freshwater, California’s agricultural economy would collapse. Unfortunately, California’s freshwater availability is highly variable from year to year and 100 percent dependent on one season’s input, winter. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

The Pacific Institute and the Environmental Justice Coalition for Water have released the first analysis of the impacts of the California drought on vulnerable communities and put forward recommendations to alleviate those impacts. The study focuses on three impacts of the drought: domestic water supply shortages, rising water costs, and declines in the salmon fishery. … Read More