For Release: April 21, 2020 Friant Dam (Reclamation photo by John Bohrman) Friant Dam (Reclamation photo by John Bohrman)SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, the Bureau of Reclamation updated the water supply allocation for Friant Division Central Valley Project contracts for the 2020 contract year. The Friant Division provides water for 15,000 family farms and several cities…

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The original article can be found at http://sjvsun.com/ag/newsom-preps-lawsuit-over-federal-water-boost-proposes-changes-to-state-water-project/?utm_source=Sunrise+A.M.&utm_campaign=6b86dc3a3f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_15_07_27_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_44bc765148-6b86dc3a3f-281391177 In a move to counter a recent update to Federal water policy that will send more water to the San Joaquin Valley, Gov. Gavin Newsom and state water and environmental officials announced plans to sue the Federal government over the update while seeking tighten water exports via…

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30 de Agosto del 2019 Comunicado Urgente Para mayor información, comunicase con: Terra Brusseau Móvil: 559-281-9088 Correo Electronico: [email protected] SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – El día de hoy, el proyecto de ley Senatorial 1 (SB1) introducido por el Senador Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) fue avanzado por el comité de Apropiaciones de la Asamblea de California. SB1 ahora…

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August 30th 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Terra Brusseau 559-281-9088 cell [email protected] SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – Earlier today, California Senate Bill 1 (SB 1) by Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) advanced from the California Assembly Appropriations committee. SB 1 will now be considered on the California Assembly floor before the Legislature adjourns on September 13th.…

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Dear Friend, Water is life in California. Earlier this year, Sacramento politicians introduced Senate Bill 1 (SB1) which seeks to inject politics into California’s environmental regulations. SB! will restrict water deliveries to the Central Valley and make California even more unaffordable. SB1 puts our communities in danger. The California Water Alliance is a non-profit and…

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William Bourdeau: Surface Water Must Be Tied to SGMA By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor William Bourdeau is Vice President of Harris Farms, a Director of Westlands Water District, and Chairman of the Board of the California Water Alliance. Bourdeau recently talked to California Ag Today about the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), which will force growers…

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  Media ArticlesBy Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee California shifts water from farms, cities to fish. But a Jerry Brown compromise plan isn’t dead. (December 12, 2018) Despite an epic last-minute, $1.7 billion compromise agreement announced Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the State Water Resources Control Board voted Wednesday to reallocate billions…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Robert Dolezal [email protected] (510) 599-5189   October 22, 2018 (Hanford, California) – The West and the people who live in it have suffered over water for decades. By turns, they’ve toiled with:      •  Confusing, frequently contentious debate over California water policy,      •  Arbitrary court decisions,  …

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