By Amy McDonald, Deseret News National. Drought is driving up produce prices nationwide, and among the rising food costs, access to clean water, and growing unemployment, the drought's hardest-hit victims are the country's poor.
By Pauline Bartolone, Capital Public Radio. Californians are becoming more reliant on underground water during the drought. But policymakers and environmental groups agree better management of the resource is needed.
By John Sutter, CNN. Embarking on a project about the San Joquin River, Columnist John Sutter visits CWC to learn how and why water matters to our communities.
By Pauline Bartolone, Capital Public Radio. The drought, the increased reliance on groundwater, and the patchwork system of groundwater management in California is creating a scramble for water in the San Joaquin Valley.
By Mark Grossi, Fresno Bee. The taps may be running again soon at the Almanza house in rural Tulare County thanks to the many who have stepped up to offer assistance after the story of the Almanzas and their dry well was featured in local news.
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By Mark Grossi, Fresno Bee. How many people are losing wells at their rural homes around the Valley and California? Nobody knows. Government agencies don't track private wells in any detail...
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By Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. Press Release: The Central Valley Water Board has adopted a resolution establishing 14 Supplemental Environmental Projects to benefit disadvantaged communities in the Central Valley...
By Rick Montanez, ABC 30 Fresno. Communities around the Valley are facing ongoing water problems like contamination, on top of drought issues. Gov. Jerry Brown proposed drought relief legislation promises to help with those issues...