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Sinking Land Crushes California Groundwater Storage Capacity

Overpumping diminishes ability to store water underground.

The Fall and Potential Rise of California’s San Joaquin Valley

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Groundwater pumping is reshaping California’s farm belt.

California Senate Passes Groundwater Reform Legislation

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The Assembly votes on Thursday.

California’s Dogged Drought Cutting Off Water Supplies to State’s Poor

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Farmers are guzzling groundwater while wells of families run dry.

California Lawmakers Move to Protect the State’s Collapsing Groundwater Supply

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New rules seek sustainable use, but the details will be written later by local agencies.

Most of California Groundwater Tables at All-time Lows, State Report Says

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The biggest declines are in the San Joaquin Valley and in metropolitan Southern California.
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The Stream, July 12: Reforms in the UK Water Sector

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Flood protection will cost the United Kingdom at least $1.3 billion…
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The Stream, March 2: Where Did The Brahmaputra River's Water Go?

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As water levels dropped three meters (10 feet) in India's Brahmaputra…
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The Stream, October 4: What's Up With Keystone XL?

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More Africans have access to mobile phones than to clean drinking…
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Peter Gleick: When Beliefs Conflict with Facts

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Representative Jim Costa and the California Drought
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Peter Gleick: The California Drought (2007-2009) - Myth Versus Reality

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It has been a wet year. Very wet. But remember the drought? California…
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Strong La Niña Winter Soaks Much of the Western United States, But Leaves Southwest Dry

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Western states confront potential for floods and wildfires.