Blog: Announcements

September 9 webinar: California’s Groundwater Update 2013: North Coast, North Lahontan, South Lahontan, and Colorado River Hydrologic Region Briefing

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On September 9, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will be holding a briefing on the regional groundwater updates for the North Lahontan, South Lahontan, North Coast, and Colorado River hydrologic regions.  These updates were conducted as part of the larger California Water Plan Update 2013 process.  The briefing will also cover the GIS-based … Continue reading September 9 webinar: California’s Groundwater Update 2013: North Coast, North Lahontan, South Lahontan, and Colorado River Hydrologic Region Briefing

Draft Proposition 1 Schedule available

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Several state-level water agencies have made available a draft schedule of the many programs available through Proposition 1.  We have posted this schedule to the DWR Links page of our website:  http://inyo-monowater.org/resources/links/dwr/.  Updates to the schedule will be posted as we receive them.

Drought Preparedness and Leak Detection Workshops June 30 & July 1

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The CA Dept. of Water Resources and California Rural Water Association (CRWA) are presenting Drought Preparedness and Leak Detection workshops in Bakersfield (June 30) and Clovis (July 1). The workshops are free to the public and designed for small communities and rural, disadvantaged systems.  The program will cover drought preparedness and response, groundwater, water conservation, leak … Continue reading Drought Preparedness and Leak Detection Workshops June 30 & July 1

California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply publishes new report

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The California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply (CRWFS), a project of Ag Innovations, has published a new report:  Applying the Connectivity Approach: Groundwater Management in California’s Kings Basin.  The report examines the Kings Basin of California’s San Joaquin Valley to discover and clarify opportunities for improved connectivity in groundwater management planning and implementation in … Continue reading California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply publishes new report

Governor Brown mandates first-ever water restrictions in California

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On April 1, after disappointing snowpack measurements, Governor Edmund G. Brown directed the first-ever statewide mandatory water restrictions, and called on all Californians to reduce water usage by 25%.  The announced actions will save water, increase enforcement to prevent wasteful water use, streamline the state’s drought response, and invest in new technologies that will make … Continue reading Governor Brown mandates first-ever water restrictions in California