7/22/2014 9:04:47 AM
The eastern part of Calaveras County is in the same groundwater basin as most of San Joaquin County. Above, gray shows the area of the groundwater basin, with diagonal lines showing the part of the basin in Calaveras County, which includes downtown Valley Springs.
7/21/2014 11:16:41 PM
It's a sign of the severe drought that hasn't been seen in 30 years. Nearly 100 ponds in Santa Clara County that are used to replenish groundwater are dry or drying. Long-time San Jose homeowner Jerry Cassingham was alarmed to see the Guadalupe Groundwater Recharge Pond all dried up. "I don't know if the county is holding back water some place," said Cassingham. "I'm concerned." The Santa Clara ...
7/21/2014 2:41:37 PM
Forestar has fewer than 150 days to drill seven new wells into the Simsboro Aquifer in Bastrop and Lee Counties before the company’s permits run out, and the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District continues to block the real estate developer’s access to one of the state’s few aquifers .
7/20/2014 4:05:16 AM
Hundreds of tiny red arrows spread like star constellations across a map of San Joaquin County tell the story:
7/18/2014 8:02:20 PM
A Sacramento Superior Court judge has affirmed a ruling that groundwater extraction is subject to regulation under Public Trust Doctrine, but the decision will be appealed. The case at issue is Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control Board. In its petition, ELF requested that the court find that groundwater resources are protected under the PTD and that Siskiyou County ...
7/18/2014 11:29:12 AM
Bloomberg BNA — A California court has issued a ruling requiring the regulation of groundwater withdrawals that harm the Scott River in Siskiyou County.