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After Drought, California Looks to Replenish Aquifers

After Drought, California Looks to Replenish Aquifers

At the Terranova Ranch near Fresno, California, general manager Don Cameron examines grapes in a vineyard that workers flooded last spring. Winter rains had ended a severe drought and he was engaged in “groundwater recharge,” returning unused water from the North Fork of the Kings River to an underground aquifer, the source of irrigation for […]

Oil Companies Ignore Deadline, Continue to Dump Toxic Waste into Protected Aquifers

Oil Companies Ignore Deadline, Continue to Dump Toxic Waste into Protected Aquifers

Residents call on officials to protect three Ventura County aquifers Ventura County residents are urging state officials to protect the community’s water and demand state oil regulators deny scores of aquifer exemptions. This week, regulators ignored a federal EPA deadline for submitting applications that would allow oil companies to continue to pump waste into aquifers […]

Oxnard Planning Commissioner wants super agency to control water costs and use

Oxnard Planning Commissioner wants super agency to control water costs and use

By Steve Nash I am no water engineer or expert. I approach this problem as a layman concerned with what our water future holds. So I propose a simple proposition for the cities and farmers of the Oxnard plain; there should be a single water super-agency guiding the process of developing new water sources, protecting […]