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National Guard helps Sierra town remove huge snowpack
Faced with more than 40 feet of snow, the Mono County community declared a state of emergency.

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San Joaquin growers to get 65 percent of requested CVP water
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced its remaining allocations of Central Valley Project water, providing 65 percent of requested supplies to growers on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley.
Owyhee Reservoir managers focus on preventing major flooding
Owyhee Reservoir managers focus on preventing major flooding
Water managers will increase the rate of releases below the Owyhee Reservoir Dam to prevent major flooding, but farmers will receive their full 4-acre-foot allotment.
East Idaho canal companies challenge water district accounting practice
Five Eastern Idaho canal companies have sent a letter to Water District 1 challenging its practice of deducting downstream river losses to seepage against upstream natural flow rights.
NRCS funding available to improve stream quality, reduce pollution
The conservation program is centered in Washington County, which retains a strong agricultural presence despite its high tech reputation.
1 million chinook salmon rescued during dam crisis released
Almost 1 million spring-run Chinook salmon were released to the Feather River on Monday after they'd been evacuated from a hatchery downstream from a Northern California spillway that started crumbling, officials said
Snow returns to Sierra; melting may fuel future Nevada floods
As the first wet storm of the spring sweeps into the mountains around Lake Tahoe, wary water managers are watching the sky and already releasing water from swollen reservoirs to guard against flooding across northern Nevada
Delays in water allocations hinder growers’ planting decisions
Delays in water allocations hinder growers’ planting decisions
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has yet to determine a Central Valley Project water allocation for some parts of California, including the western San Joaquin Valley.
Senate’s ‘use it or lose it’ water bill heads to House
Senate’s ‘use it or lose it’ water bill heads to House
Senate sends over bill to ensure a farmer who saves water doesn't lose water right
Owyhee Reservoir set to fill for first time in six years
Owyhee Reservoir set to fill for first time in six years
The reservoir holds a two-year water supply, so 2018 irrigation year looks promising too.
Irrigators butt heads with cities over water bills
Irrigators butt heads with cities over water bills
Irrigation districts in Oregon are butting heads with city governments over two bills related to water.

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