Saltier groundwater does long lasting damage, but less than feared

Drought means deeper wells, and deeper wells mean less quality groundwater. But a 60% predicted loss in almonds – and a reality closer to 30% – is showing that while almond trees are still salt sensitive, perhaps it's less than expected. more »

Storms bring modest increase in California water project deliveries

A modest increase of 15% in 2022 water deliveries are the result of December storms, with the Department of Water Resources continuing to address health and safety needs. more »

What do revisions to US water rules mean for ag interests?

Officials have determined that the Navigable Waters Protection Rule reduces clean water protections, which has farmers advocating for a rule that is clear, concise and accounts for normal agricultural activities. more »

Welcome water news seen for California farmers and ranchers

Though California reservoirs are still below average storage for the time of year, the numerous storms at the start of the season has the state seeing up to 160% of average snowpack. more »

Almond Board offers Introduction to Groundwater Recharge guide

Almond Board of California is encouraging growers to use the Introduction to Groundwater Recharge guide, which is designed for those wanting to learn more about how to use their land to recharge aquifers. more »

Study findings: Cover crop water use is negligible in most water years

This research is important for informing and shaping policy concerning California's upcoming Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. more »

Sites Reservoir clears a critical funding hurdle

The California Water Commission is now eligible to receive funds through the Water Storage Investment Program, which are a portion of the $7.1B authorized through voter-passed Prop. 1 in 2014. more »

Soil moisture probes part of Ceres Imaging’s precision irrigation

Now offering soil moisture probes, Ceres will provide installation and recommendations for number and location of probes based on its aerial insights tech. more »

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