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California’s water agencies look to budget water
Water agencies must be careful with tiered rates or they may violate Proposition 218, which allows water agencies to only charge for the cost of water service.

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Plans for $200 million in drought relief released
One of the projects would replace 18 miles of an Amador Water Agency canal, 50 miles southeast of Sacramento, with a pipeline to save water that is now evaporating or seeping into the ground. Another would fund three new wells serving rural communities...
El Nino forecast to help Texas out of drought
The current Texas drought began in October 2010, and 2011 was the state’s driest ever.
Idaho to start winter recharge under new fee structure
The Idaho Department of Water Resources and three irrigation water providers plan to conduct the state's first extenive winter aquifer recharge effort soon.
Rain, cooler temps expected in California
A moderate storm with rain and cooler temperatures is expected in California beginning Wednesday, the National Weather Service predicts.
Study: Climate change presents opportunity in Upper Snake
Study: Climate change presents opportunity in Upper Snake
Idaho's state climatologist predicts Eastern Snake Plain irrigators are well positioned to handle the worst-case scenario of climate change.
Wet August improves East Idaho water storage outlook
A wet August should leave reservoirs in Idaho's Upper Snake River system with about average carryover.
Shellfish producers say Willapa Bay spraying effective
Shellfish producers say Willapa Bay spraying effective
Willapa Bay clam growers say the initial spraying of the herbicide imazamox was effective against Japanese eeelgrass. Environmentalists will seek to stop a second spraying.challenge to the spraying.
Restoration project done on Sprague River
The project was collaboration between ranch owner Greg Bulkley and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Water will flow until October in Treasure Valley
Water will flow until October in Treasure Valley
Irrigation districts in southwestern Idaho won't cease delivering water to farmers until the first part of October, a month later than last year. They also expect to have a decent amount of carryover water left for the 2015 season.
Galloway project could help Idaho farmers
Galloway project could help Idaho farmers
Public comment during a Sept. 11 meeting on the proposed Galloway Dam project was decidedly against it, but farmers say it would greatly aid growers and other water users throughout the state.