California’s Daily Reservoir Levels, per Department of Water Resources’ CDEC
California relies on water stored during wet years for use during dry years. Water storage, both above and below ground is critical to California. The map below shows how much water is in California’s major above-ground storage. These California’s Daily Reservoir Levels, per Department of Water Resources’ CDEC, is the water currently stored in […]
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South-of-Delta CVP Allocation Announcement Many contractors in the CVP are scratching their heads at the latest USBR allocation announcement for South-of-Delta deliveries that was finally released late in the farm planning season. In the wettest year on record, with approximately 200% of average precipitation, a lot of people are asking questions- Why is the allocation only 65%? Why […]
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Updated 6/13/14: While many farmers will be fallowing, or not planting, their fields simply because there isn’t enough water to meet their needs, the Drought will be felt beyond the farm – impacting related industries and family dinners across the country.Continue reading
2014 Drought: Governor Brown has asked California’s citizens to voluntarily reduce their water consumption by 20 percent but what are farmers doing to reduce water use? Many farmers will be fallowing, or not planting, their fields simply because there isn’t enough water to meet their needs. Crops, such as broccoli, winter lettuce, cantaloupes and garlic […]
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