The condition of fish species in the Feather River is still to be determined a week after the Department of Water Resources halted flows from the flood control spillway at Lake Oroville. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

Don’t be fooled by all the rain and snow this winter. Historically, another drought is likely around the corner. As “Water & Power: A California Heist,” a National Geographic documentary, airing Tuesday, makes clear, the state is facing problems that go deeper than filling its reservoirs. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

Last summer it was a jarring symbol of California’s historic five-year drought. San Luis Reservoir — the vast lake along Highway 152 between Gilroy and Los Banos, the state’s fifth-largest reservoir and a key link in the water supply for millions of people and thousands of acres of Central Valley farmland — was just 10… Read More

Director Marina Zenovich refers to her new film as “Chinatown,” the documentary. The filmmaker’s latest work “Water & Power: A California Heist” shines the spotlight on modern-day water barons in California’s San Joaquin Valley and the backroom deals that have helped pad their pockets. Stewart and Lynda Resnick, owners of the Wonderful Company, feature prominently, as… Read More