Keats: California water projects rely on imaginary water

http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/12/27/keats-california-water-projects-are-based-on-imaginary-water/ By Adam Keats, Mercury News. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and San Joaquin Valley agribusiness would have us believe that bureaucratic red tape and blind adherence to environmental laws are holding back the State Water Project and the Central Valley Project, preventing water from being delivered to thirsty farms and cities. Aside from pushing a false conflict between farms and fish, …

You Can’t Drink Paper Water

https://www.edhat.com/mobile/news.cfm?id=170055 Source: Santa Barbara County Grand Jury Lake Cachuma – Protecting a Valuable Resource You Can’t Drink Paper Water The 2015 – 2016 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury (Jury) investigated the way in which water is allocated from the Cachuma Project. Lake Cachuma has provided up to 85% of the water needs for approximately 340,000 acres of agriculture and 250,000 …

CV Business Times: UC Davis notes the obvious: Water can’t be stored if it’s not there in the first place

http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=27188http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=27188 The Californians who bothered to vote this month bought into the tidal wave of promotion in favor of the water bond, passing the $7.5 billion plan by a wide margin – with 67.2 percent in favor. Much of the money is supposed to be spent on building two new reservoirs, one in the Sierra Nevada on the upper San …

C-WIN Media Advisory: C-WIN Quantifies Central Valley Paper Water

Media Advisory For Immediate Release, November 13, 2012   Contact:        Carolee Krieger: 805-969-0824 or 805-451-9565 Tom Stokely: 530-524-0315 CALIFORNIA WATER IMPACT NETWORK QUANTIFIES CENTRAL VALLEY PAPER WATER Santa Barbara, Calif.– The California Water Impact Network (C-WIN, online at www.c-win.org) has completed a first of its kind analysis of Central Valley water availability compared to water rights claims and the priority …