Response to the L.A. Times – 1/17/24

Response to the L.A. Times – 1/17/24 An LA Times article on 1-17-24 regarding a state water-saving plan pursues an outdated line of thought that tries to pit urban water users against farms. The only way we adjust to water shortages and climate change is working together, not picking winners and losers. And that’s exactly […]

Farm Water Cafe

From our dinner to our data centers, everything has a water footprint. Find out more about how much water it takes to grow our food or charge our cars with this infographic. 

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Coping With Weather Whiplash – Improving S2S Precipitation Forecasting

Guest Post by Jeanine Jones, Interstate Resources Manager, California Department of Water Resources Water Year 2023 was notable for ending the 2020 – 2022 drought, California’s driest consecutive three-year period, with one of the state’s snowiest years. This rapid change in water supply conditions was not predicted by the National Weather Service (NWS), reflecting the […]

Comment Letter – Sacramento/Delta Draft Staff Report

Comment Letter – Sacramento/Delta Draft Staff Report  Dear Chair Esquivel and Board Members: I am writing on behalf of the members of the California Farm Water Coalition (Coalition) to express our support for the alternative proposal, the “Agreements to Support Healthy Rivers and Landscapes,” to the SWRCB staff recommendation for unimpaired flows. This alternative is […]

Where Does It Go?

Water used to grow farm products doesn’t stay on the farm. It becomes part of the food we eat and the clothing we wear.    California is a net importer of the water needed to feed and clothe our population. 

STATEMENT: The Sacramento Valley Shows There’s a Better Way to Manage Water

STATEMENT: The Sacramento Valley Shows There’s a Better Way to Manage Water October 1 marked the beginning of the new water year in California. And while 2023 provided an abundant amount of water, anyone who lives here knows we can’t assume 2024 will be the same. In fact, the only thing we know for certain […]