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2009-06-04 18:47:00

Additional Regulatory Restrictions Cut Water Supply for People, Businesses & Farms SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional restrictions on the state's water projects in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) were announced today, further reducing the amount of water available to people, businesses and farms throughout California.

2009-03-18 15:42:00

Picture Remains Grim Due to Cumulative Impacts of Drought & Regulatory Restrictions SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Water Contractors welcomed the California Department of Water Resources' announcement that State Water Project (SWP) delivery projections have increased from 15 percent to 20 percent, but the organization says that the overall picture remains unchanged.

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2009-01-30 12:52:10

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Thursday a new survey of California winter snows showed the most populous state is facing one of the worst droughts in its history.

2009-01-29 18:13:00

Snowpack Levels at 61% of Average; State Water Contractors Urge Long-Term Delta Fix Along With Conservation SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan.

2008-11-14 15:00:14

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists today began a comprehensive three-month study of salmon migration through the Delta.

2008-11-12 15:00:23

Fitch Ratings expects to confirm the underlying long-term rating of 'A+' currently assigned to the California Department of Water Resources' (DWR) $425 million, series 2005F-3, F-5, and G-11 power supply revenue bonds upon their conversion to a fixed rate mode. The Rating Outlook is Positive.

2008-10-30 18:00:16

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The bleak water supply forecast for 2009 reinforces the pressing need to build a new water delivery system that will protect the environment and provide a reliable water supply for Californians.

2008-10-02 18:00:14

Weather forecasts are predicting rain in all parts of the state on Friday and in some parts on Saturday.

2008-09-22 21:00:17

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the federal Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) announce four public scoping meetings for the Franks Tract Project. The purpose of the Franks Tract Project is to help improve the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

2008-09-15 03:00:20

By John Canalis LONG BEACH - Nick Dibs touts his experience working for a state water agency as one reason Long Beach-area voters should send him to Congress.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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