Protecting our Surface Water Supplies to Ensure Safe Drinking Water for Our Communities

Thursday, Sep 24th, 2020

By Bruce Houdesheldt There is a concerted effort in the Sacramento River Basin to ensure access to safe drinking water for all communities (see Ensuring Access to Safe Drinking). NCWA has convened the North State Drinking Water Solutions Network to serve as a forum for all parties interested in advancing safe drinking water solutions in the … Continue reading “Protecting our Surface Water Supplies to Ensure Safe Drinking Water for Our Communities”

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When the Smoke Clears: Taking Action for Healthy Headwaters

Thursday, Sep 17th, 2020

By Adam Robin As California enters the traditional late summer beginning of wildfire season, the state is already grappling with a wildfire emergency of unprecedented scale. As of mid-September, more than 3.2 million acres—over 5,000 square miles—have already burned statewide. Smoke from these fires has smothered the entire state, with many major urban centers experiencing … Continue reading “When the Smoke Clears: Taking Action for Healthy Headwaters”

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A New Way Forward for Our Environment and Water Management in the Upper Sacramento River

Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2020

By Thad Bettner, General Manager, Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District (GCID) Earlier today the water suppliers and landowners along the Sacramento River joined with federal and state agencies in a new science collaborative designed to inform ongoing efforts to improve conditions for salmon on the Sacramento River, while also helping better manage water for cities and rural … Continue reading “A New Way Forward for Our Environment and Water Management in the Upper Sacramento River”

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