The most acute problem, experts say, is the lack of controls on groundwater pumping.
Unhoused Angelenos use the urban river as a source of sustenance, but a proposal to revitalize the waterway could push them out.
Agencies in two counties are pursuing different approaches to address overdraft and meet requirements of California’s groundwater law.
Some worry about Wall Street’s involvement in trading water, but two researchers argue the risks are likely overblown.
California pistachio farmers are facing off against the U.S. Navy over water rights. The outcome could shape future legal fights as climate change upends the status quo.
As California’s seasons become warmer and drier, state officials are pondering whether the water rights permitting system needs revising.
A science panel argues for a new approach to make research nimbler and more forward-looking to improve management in the ailing Delta.
These chemicals are everywhere. They last forever. They’re expensive to get rid of. And many Californians don’t even know they’re drinking them.
As California’s new requirements for forever chemicals kick in, small providers in remote towns struggle to clean up their water.
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