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Farmers Resist EPA Rule To Promote Clean Waters

Farm interests are pushing against a recently finalized federal water rule after an analysis by a trade group concluded that the rule “creates even more risk and uncertainty” for those who work the land.

June 16, 2015

House Passes Water Bill, But Drought Solutions Still Under Debate

The House on Friday passed a big energy and water spending bill that showcases the continuing federal discord over how to handle California’s drought.

May 1, 2015

Rights To California Surface Water Far Greater Than Average Runoff

By Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — California over the last century has issued water rights that amount to roughly five times the state’s average annual runoff, according to new research that underscores a chronic imbalance between supply and demand. That there are more rights than water in most years is not news. […]

August 19, 2014