Fresh from gaining the long-sought federal approval for its massive desert water project, Scott Slater, Cadiz president and CEO, said it’s time for the project to “slow down” a bit. … The Cadiz project involves pumping billions of gallons of water annually from an underground aquifer in a remote part of the Mojave Desert in San… Read More

A test of a different way to get water to residents of Oroville has proved successful, and it will now be extended for at least 10 years. The California Water Service Co. buys part of the water for its Oroville customers from PG&E’s Miocene Canal Project along the West Branch of the Feather River. View… Read More

The 1-acre grow limit was released this week as part of the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s environmental review of the state’s revised cannabis cultivation rules. These revised rules are expected to be released Thursday along with others regulating testing, licensing and other aspects of the industry. View Original Article Source: California Water News… Read More

We’re way ahead of what’s considered normal rainfall for November, but it’s not an indication of how wet this season will be. As of Tuesday, the rainfall amount for November was 2.07 inches at the Enterprise-Record weather station in south Chico, while “normal” for that stretch was 1.17 inches, according to weather records. View Original… Read More

The Bureau of Reclamation has announced its 2018 funding opportunity for Phase I of the Cooperative Watershed Management Program. This funding opportunity is seeking proposals for activities to develop a watershed group, complete watershed restoration planning activities, and to design watershed management projects. Applicants must submit their proposals by Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at 4:00… Read More