The problem stems from high inflows of water into Millerton Lake from the recent storms, according to a Fresno County representative.
The doors to four community centers will be kept open 24/7 until Jan. 15, as Fresno is expected to receive record-high precipitation levels due to a barrage of atmospheric rivers pummeling California. On Monday, Fresno city officials announced that its four warming centers will be turned into storm relief centers, so that any member of…
Across the valley, farmers have decried fees and other measures meant to reduce pumping, threatening not to pay, taking agencies to court and protesting groundwater rules.
A Madera County Superior Court judge issued a temporary injunction on the county’s fee of $246 per farm unit acre on Dec. 7.
Nearly three-quarters of the state’s dry wells are located in the San Joaquin Valley.
Water contractors in the Central Valley Project’s Friant system have concerns that the new Del Puerto Dam could end up impacting their supply in dry years.
In Fresno County city of Huron, many grapple with the drought’s impact on jobs, economy. Some fear workers will leave in search of work.
Mientras avanza la sequía histórica en California, al menos una trabajadora agrícola del Valle de San Joaquín dice que podría irse del condado de Fresno en busca de trabajo.
The City of Coalinga got word Nov. 2 via a news release that the Department of Water Resources would pick up the entire $1.2 million tab for supplemental water the city was forced to buy after drought cut its federal supplies to the bone. Here is the DWR news release.
The fight against climate change is coming to the small town of Allensworth in Tulare County. The state awarded $300,000 to the Allensworth Progressive Association, a local nonprofit, to “implement neighborhood-level projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve public health and the environment and expand economic opportunity for residents,” according to a press release from…
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