California drought deepens as wet season is anything but

By Kathleen Ronayne April 03, 2022 at 6:50 pm CDT SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is experiencing one of the driest starts to spring in decades, data showed April 1, and absent a heavy dose of April and May showers the state’s drought will deepen and that could lead to stricter rules on water use and […]

Sewer line breaks, spews 8.5M gallons of waste onto streets of California city

An estimated 8.5 million gallons of untreated sewage water spilled into a flood-control waterway in Los Angeles County after a sewer pipe failed last week, according to local officials. A concrete pipe 48 inches in diameter in Carson, Calif., collapsed Thursday, sending wastewater out of a manhole onto a city street and into the Dominguez Channel, […]

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried discusses water quality legislation before Fla. session starts

TAMPA, Fla. — Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried presented and discussed a water quality legislation, HB807/SB904, at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Tuesday. This comes a week out from the start of the legislative session. I-Team Investigator Kylie McGivern has revealed efforts from the department to get people into compliance on Florida farms to protect our […]

Even with all the rain, Oregon’s water woes need to be addressed

It is raining and it will keep raining. It feels like it has always been raining. Rain-soaked Oregonians understandably doubt that water scarcity could ever be an issue here. But, in some parts of the state, we live in a land of water overabundance and also of failing drinking water systems due to quality, quantity, […]

Los Angeles Is Building a Future Where Water Won’t Run Out

Source: Bloomberg L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s plan to boost the city’s drought resiliency includes investment in water treatment and recycling facilities. In the era of mega-drought, will it be enough? By Brian Eckhouse and Laura Bliss January 31, 2022, 8:00 AM EST   A helicopter whisks off a rooftop in downtown Los Angeles, climbs above […]

Drilling For Water Sourcing Project To Being This Month

By Gordon HopkinsDrilling test wells for the City of Fairbury’s water sourcing project is expected to begin sometime this month, according to Project Manager Mary Renn. The project is intended to provide the city water with a lower nitrate content. Renn spoke at a meeting of the Jefferson County Commissioners.. Learn more  Notice: JavaScript is […]