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Calif. farms to go without federal water again in 2015
Calif. farms to go without federal water again in 2015
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has made its initial allocation of Central Valley Project water for 2015, announcing that agricultural users without senior water rights will likely get no water again this year. Thousands of acres in the San Joaquin Valley...

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Winter storm brings rain, snow to Southern California
The rain is letting up, but more showers are expected for Monday afternoon.
IGWA to appeal Rangen mitigation right denial
IGWA to appeal Rangen mitigation right denial
Idaho groundwater users have decided to appeal a recent ruling by Idaho Department of Water Resources Director Gary Spackman denying them a water right to mitigate for damages their operations have caused to the Rangen, Inc., trout farm in Hagerman.
Colorado snowpack a bright spot amid Western drought
Colorado snowpack a bright spot amid Western drought
In western Colorado the snowpack is at 90 percent of the long-term average.
Yakima Valley dairies agree to line manure lagoons
The dairies also are talking about settling a federal court case in which environmental groups accuse them of fouling groundwater.
Weather service predicts wet March in California
Weather service predicts wet March in California
Northern California could be in for a wet march after a series of strong mid-February storms punctuated an otherwise dry start to 2015.
Environmentalists warn EPA of lawsuit over salmon
The group wants the agency to make sure Oregon has limits on four chemicals: copper, cadmium, aluminum and ammonia.
Nevada drought prompts bills to change water management
One bill expands the power of the state’s water authority to govern and manage groundwater shortages in areas suffering from severe drought.
Oregon snowpack report paints a dry summer for irrigators and wildlife
Despite heavy rain in February, Oregon and the rest of the West face a dry summer.
Ecology protests bill to demand more upfront proof of pollution
Ecology protests bill to demand more upfront proof of pollution
Senate committee hears bill to make Department of Ecology to collect more proof before telling rancher his has may cause pollution.
Idaho House rejects rule eliminating aquifer boundry
A pending rule that could make an additional half a million irrigated acres in the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer subject to future water calls has run into trouble in the Idaho Legislature.