Irrigation http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en More state water allotted to California farmers http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/more-state-water-allotted-california-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">California Department of Water Resources says it will deliver more water to growers, urban users this year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/more-state-water-allotted-california-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/more-state-water-allotted-california-farmers#comments Irrigation Government Fri, 22 Apr 2016 01:21:00 +0000 166701 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Irrigation canals that for several years have seen no water are flowing again in central California as winter rain and snow has made water deliveries possible to growers.</p> Water decision another nail in agriculture's coffin http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/water-decision-another-nail-agricultures-coffin <div class="node-body blog-body">Water decision another nail in agriculture's coffin</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/water-decision-another-nail-agricultures-coffin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/water-decision-another-nail-agricultures-coffin#comments Government Irrigation Government Farm Press Blog Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:10:00 +0000 166201 at http://westernfarmpress.com Leaders react to USBR water allocation announcement http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/leaders-react-usbr-water-allocation-announcement <div class="node-body blog-body">Reactions to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's California water allocation for 2016</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/leaders-react-usbr-water-allocation-announcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/leaders-react-usbr-water-allocation-announcement#comments Government Irrigation Farm Press Blog Tue, 05 Apr 2016 11:58:00 +0000 166191 at http://westernfarmpress.com USBR shorts some California farmers irrigation water http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/usbr-shorts-some-california-farmers-irrigation-water <div class="field-deck"> San Joaquin Valley farmers angry with federal government's latest decision </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers critical of Bureau of Reclamation water allotments to San Joaquin Valley</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/usbr-shorts-some-california-farmers-irrigation-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/usbr-shorts-some-california-farmers-irrigation-water#comments Government Irrigation Government Sat, 02 Apr 2016 16:41:00 +0000 166211 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>The Bureau of Reclamation will generally give full irrigation allotments to northern California contractors while limiting those in the San Joaquin Valley to 5 percent or less.</p> From the 'You Can't Make This Up' department http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/you-cant-make-department <div class="node-body blog-body">Stanislaus River pulse flows announced right after zero-percent allocation is made public</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/you-cant-make-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/you-cant-make-department#comments Government Irrigation Government Farm Press Blog Sat, 02 Apr 2016 00:50:00 +0000 166181 at http://westernfarmpress.com Public input on proposed groundwater recharge plan http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/public-input-proposed-groundwater-recharge-plan <div class="field-deck"> Two San Joaquin Valley irrigation districts could benefit from the plan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bureau of Reclamation seeks public input on planned groundwater recharge basin in Tulare County</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/public-input-proposed-groundwater-recharge-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/public-input-proposed-groundwater-recharge-plan#comments Irrigation Government Fri, 01 Apr 2016 12:18:00 +0000 166151 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>A U.S. Bureau of Reclamation proposal would tap the Friant-Kern Canal in Tulare County and use it to recharge the groundwater basin under two irrigation districts.</p> California snow pack falls short of 'average' for March 30 http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/california-snow-pack-falls-short-average-march-30 <div class="node-body article-body">California snowpack falls short of 'average' for March 30</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/california-snow-pack-falls-short-average-march-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/california-snow-pack-falls-short-average-march-30#comments Irrigation El Nino Thu, 31 Mar 2016 00:41:00 +0000 166141 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>The snow pack in the southern Sierra Nevada is about 72 percent of its long-term average for the date, according to the California Department of Water Resources.</p> Urban water users question conservation mandate http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/urban-water-users-question-conservation-mandate <div class="node-body blog-body">Granite Bay water users no longer forced to conserve water</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/urban-water-users-question-conservation-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/urban-water-users-question-conservation-mandate#comments Irrigation Government Farm Press Blog Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:31:00 +0000 166051 at http://westernfarmpress.com DWR issues $7M in groundwater sustainability grants http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/dwr-issues-7m-groundwater-sustainability-grants <div class="field-deck"> State funding is part of the $7 billion California Water Bond passed last November </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California issues $7 million in groundwater sustainability grants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/dwr-issues-7m-groundwater-sustainability-grants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/dwr-issues-7m-groundwater-sustainability-grants#comments Irrigation Government Mon, 28 Mar 2016 16:46:00 +0000 166021 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Part of the nearly $7 million in state bond money released for groundwater management projects will help the Salinas Valley develop models and assess groundwater resources.</p> Will USBR give Valley farmers another goose egg? http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/will-usbr-give-valley-farmers-another-goose-egg <div class="node-body blog-body">California farmers fear another zero water allocation from the feds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/will-usbr-give-valley-farmers-another-goose-egg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/will-usbr-give-valley-farmers-another-goose-egg#comments Irrigation Regulations Farm 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