In the midst of the third year of drought, El Dorado Irrigation District announced that alpine reservoirs are at or near capacity and lake levels range from 78.6% to 100%. The Board of Directors says the current water supply will last 10 years.(June 30, 2022) → Read the full Mountain Democrat report
The State Water Resources Control Board has issued emergency water conservation regulations in Georgetown, Cool and surrounding areas. The district will join a statewide coalition of urban water suppliers to provide further input.(June 20, 2022) → Read the full Mountain Democrat report
Saving water is more important than ever in California, due to the region’s worst drought conditions in 1,200 years. Here are some steps you can take to help.
California can increase water savings in urban and suburban areas by 30 to 48 percent using nothing but existing technology, a new report from the Pacific Institute says.
California’s outdated water rights laws have failed to account for the effects of climate change, says a new expert report, which makes some strong recommendations.
STORY BY UC DAVIS TERC The UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) has partnered with Palisades Tahoe and Protect Our Winters on an educational campaign to increase public awareness and understanding of the negative effects of climate change to …
Since Gold Rush Days, water has been the driving force in El Dorado County life. Here’s how the water system works, and how it has developed over the years.
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