Sites Reservoir—Improved Resilience for California in Wet, Dry and Average Years

Thursday, Aug 1st, 2019

As California seeks water resiliency and solutions to prepare for more extreme wet and dry years, Sites Reservoir emerges as an innovative 21st century water project: an off-stream regulating reservoir on the west-side of the Sacramento Valley that can store water for the future by capturing it during high runoff periods, and then releasing it … Continue reading “Sites Reservoir—Improved Resilience for California in Wet, Dry and Average Years”

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Governor Newsom signs SB 200, Advancing Safe Drinking Water Solutions

Friday, Jul 26th, 2019

In a positive step forward, Governor Newsom signed SB 200 (Monning) on Wednesday, July 24. SB 200 establishes a “Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund” and secures a long-term funding source that dedicates nearly $1.5 billion in combined funding to address the lack of safe drinking water in some communities across the state. SB 200 … Continue reading “Governor Newsom signs SB 200, Advancing Safe Drinking Water Solutions”

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Forward Progress to Reactivate our Floodplains in the Sacramento Valley

Thursday, Jul 11th, 2019

The Northern California Water Association recently joined a broad coalition of conservation organizations, landowners, local governments, water suppliers and academic institutions to applaud the Governor and the Legislature for including nearly $100 million in the 2019-2020 State Budget for important investments to improve public safety, enhance water security and provide fish and wildlife habitat. The … Continue reading “Forward Progress to Reactivate our Floodplains in the Sacramento Valley”

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