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Deep Drought Stirred Action on California’s Right To Water

Pioneering water law gained relevance in dry weather for solving…

California’s Clean-Water-for-All Experiment Begins to Deliver

The state was the first in the U.S. to declare a human right…

California Hones Drinking Water Affordability Plan

State considers four options as it designs nation’s first statewide affordability program.

U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Tribal Groundwater Rights

Lawsuit could reach the U.S. Supreme Court. By Brett Walton,…

Sinking Land Crushes California Groundwater Storage Capacity

Overpumping diminishes ability to store water underground.

Oroville Emergency a Warning for U.S. Dam Safety

California prepares for long battle with Oroville’s damaged spillway.

Sinking Land Causes California Water Chokepoint

Buckled canals, damaged because of groundwater pumping, impair state’s ability to deliver water and control floods.

2016 Election: Water on the Ballot

Voters choose measures on bottled water regulation, government…

Interior Department Supports Klamath Dam Removal

Permitting process still has years to go before demolition begins. By…

California Designs First Statewide Water Affordability Program

Many questions before the program begins operating. By…

Conservation Prevents Colorado River Shortage Declaration

Lake Mead forecast to remain above shortage trigger in 2017. By…

California Fresh Groundwater Reserves Triple in New Assessment

Researchers urge caution in underground disposal of oil waste,…