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Pressed By Drought And Climate Change, A California City Turns To Desalination

Pressed By Drought And Climate Change, A California City Turns To Desalination

Nick Cahill, Courthousnews ANTIOCH, Calif. (CN) — Founded on a lush plain of the largest estuary on the West Coast of North America shortly after gold was discovered, Antioch’s fortunes have always risen and fallen with the delta tides. One of California’s oldest settlements, what started as a ranch town morphed decades ago into an […]

“Megadrought” Threatens Crop Yields In America And Global Grain Inventories, Warns USDA

“Megadrought” Threatens Crop Yields In America And Global Grain Inventories, Warns USDA

by: Zoey Sky (Natural News) Crops in the country keep dying because of the scorching heat. And according to various reports, the same thing is happening in other countries across the globe. Because of the megadrought affecting key states in America, the already high prices of crops like corn and wheat continue to skyrocket. “Megadrought” drives up […]

Triunfo Water & Sanitation District Encourages Water Customers To Use Automated Water System To Track Water Usage

Triunfo Water & Sanitation District Encourages Water Customers To Use Automated Water System To Track Water Usage

Oak Park, CA  – The Triunfo Water & Sanitation District is encouraging its nearly 13,000 Oak Park potable water customers to use the automated water meters on their property to track and conserve water usage. Automated water meters were first introduced in the district in 2015 with a system upgrade two years ago. A total […]

Western State Governors Push Biden Admin To Declare Federal Drought Disaster

Western State Governors Push Biden Admin To Declare Federal Drought Disaster

By Derek Draplin | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Several Western state governors sent a letter on Sunday to President Joe Biden’s administration requesting he declare a federal drought disaster. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) drought disaster declaration would shore up additional funding in the states currently experiencing severe drought conditions. The letter was signed […]

California Water Regulators Cut Off Water Supplies To Select Farmers And Ranchers As WATER RATIONING Accelerates

California Water Regulators Cut Off Water Supplies To Select Farmers And Ranchers As WATER RATIONING Accelerates

By: Lance D Johnson (Natural News) Thousands of farmers and ranchers across Sacramento and San Joaquin, California are reeling from a mega-drought that is growing more severe by the day. In the coming weeks, thousands of farmers could be cut off from California’s water supply, as state water regulators begin to RATION crucial watershed resources. In […]

Megadrought Could Force California’s Lake Oroville Hydroelectric Power Plant To Shut Down

Megadrought Could Force California’s Lake Oroville Hydroelectric Power Plant To Shut Down

BY TYLER DURDEN – The Zero Hedge One of California’s most critical hydroelectric plants is at risk of closing for the first time in five decades as water levels continue to sink.  A megadrought and scorching heat, both worsened by La Nina weather effects, have depleted some of the water supply at Northern California’s Lake […]

Newsom expands drought emergency declaration to 41 counties

Newsom expands drought emergency declaration to 41 counties

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor   (The Center Square) – Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended a drought emergency declaration to most of California to respond to what he said were “acute water supply shortages” in northern and central parts of the state. The drought declaration includes 41 of California’s 58 counties, affecting 30% of California’s […]

Ventura County Homeowners Insurance Virtual Town Hall

Ventura County Homeowners Insurance Virtual Town Hall

  With our ongoing drought and higher temperatures on the way, please feel free to join us for this informative town hall which will focus on how you can prepare for fires and learn about resources that may be available to you.  An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! Click the image below […]

On tap in California: Another drought four years after last

On tap in California: Another drought four years after last

By BRIAN MELLEY LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s hopes for a wet “March miracle” did not materialize and a dousing of April showers may as well be a mirage at this point. The state appears in the midst of another drought only a few years after a punishing 5-year dry spell dried up rural wells, […]

Ventura County| One of State’s Driest Counties

Ventura County| One of State’s Driest Counties

After a lot of rain in 2019 all of California was out of the major drought situation it had been in for years.  Snow pack was at 120% of the yearly average.  However, 2020 has had about half its normal rainfall through this time of the rainy season.  . The forecast for the next couple […]

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