The Bay Delta Conservation Plan would bring the state and local economy more than 136,000 new jobs, according to a new study. The Plan features construction of two tunnels to deliver water under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to federal and state pumps that currently export water directly from the southern Delta.

Dave Puglia

Hostile water legislation that would have created Regional Water Augmentation Authorities (RWAA) with broad powers was held in the Arizona House Ag & Water Committee late Tuesday evening.  Western Growers led a coalition of farmers and businesses along with the City of Yuma, County Supervisors and ag industry representatives united in opposition to the bill.

AnnaMarie Knorr

A new tax on agricultural fertilizers, a new tax on food sold at retail and a new fee on all water users are at the center of a report issued yesterday to the Legislature by the State Water Resources Control Board that proposes numerous responses to nitrate in groundwater in two of the state’s most productive farm regions.

Dave Puglia

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