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Running on Empty: Drought Emergency Worsens

ON Sep 18, 2014

Private wells are going dry as the drought wears on. Because of excessive groundwater pumping, over 10 homes in Monson, up to 300 homes in East Porterville, and dozens of other private residences now have dry wells.

Seville Has Safe Water!

ON Sep 18, 2014

Seville's water had been contaminated with nitrates and bacteria for years, but a recently drilled 300-foot well finally brought the community clean water!

Tribes, Fishermen, and EJ Groups Encouraged by New Groundwater Laws

ON Sep 16, 2014

Today, Governor Brown signed a package of groundwater bills that will establish a framework for more sustainable groundwater management in California.

Governor Signs Historic Groundwater Legislation

ON Sep 16, 2014

Community Water Center celebrates the beginning of a new era of inclusive, sustainable groundwater management.

Students in Arvin to get clean water

ON Sep 10, 2014

By Amanda Gomez, 23ABC News. Students in Arvin have been dealing with unsafe drinking water for years. Interim solutions work by CWC's Shen Huang is bringing clean water to Arvin schools.

How the West Was Scorched

ON Sep 10, 2014

TODAY Show. Becky Quintana, Laurel Firestone, and CWC partners describe the effects of the drought in Seville, Tulare County, and the Central Valley.

Three-Year Water Study Highlights Local Challenges and Solutions

ON Sep 08, 2014

On September 9th, the Tulare County Board of Supervisors will review the final report from the Disadvantaged Community Water Study for the Tulare Lake Basin. Tulare Lake Basin stakeholders aim to implement solutions for communities that lack safe drinking water.

Hustle and Flow: Here's Who Really Controls California's Water

ON Sep 08, 2014

By Josh Harkinson, Mother Jones. "Water flows uphill towards money," a source told Marc Reisner in Cadillac Desert, the seminal book on California water politics. Today the complex web of political interests has become even more arcane and intertwined.

California Drought Leaves Homes Without Water

ON Sep 08, 2014

Associated Press. Hundreds of rural San Joaquin Valley residents no longer can get drinking water from their home faucets because California's extreme drought has dried up their individual wells.

California Passes Historic Groundwater Legislation

ON Sep 04, 2014

Community Water Center urges Governor Brown to sign legislation for inclusive, sustainable groundwater management.

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