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The Coastal Watershed Council aims to protect the lower San Lorenzo River and restore this important resource for the benefit of the community.

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Drying California Lake to Get Drought Funding

The federal government will spend $250 million over four years on environmental cleanup and restoration work around the Salton Sea, which is fed by the depleted Colorado River.

(Nov. 29, 2022) → Read the full Monterey Herald report
Drought Dramatically Shrinking California Farmland

In the fall, rice fields in the Sacramento Valley usually shine golden brown as they await harvesting. This year, however, many fields were left covered with bare dirt.

(Nov. 25, 2022) → Read the full Santa Cruz Sentinel report

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Increase in Algae Blooms a Concern at Once-Toxic Pinto Lake

How scientists are working to keep water safe at Watsonville lake, and around the county

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute’s New Chapter

Among several projects in the works, MBARI is retiring its largest research vessel to make way for a new ship

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Frans Lanting’s ‘Bay of Life’ Project Showcases Local Ecosystem

Lanting and partner Chris Eckstrom turn their sights on showcasing the Monterey Bay in photographs and stories

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Elections: Four Candidates Vie for Three SLVWD Seats

Voting day is on Nov. 8, and several candidates for the San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors are looking for your vote.  Two of the currently seated directors—Board President Gail Mahood, and Jayme Ackemann—will maintain their positions for …

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Lighthouse Point Rocked by Erosion

One of Santa Cruz's iconic natural spots transformed forever in one night

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Overbilling Claims Against SVWD Rise After Article of Initial Error

A man who says he was overcharged thousands of dollars by the Scotts Valley Water District didn’t get a payout after pleading his case in front of its board, last week. But Jim Chelossi learned his prediction had come true—several …

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Leaders celebrate Pajaro River Levee funding

WATSONVILLE—Within the next two or three years, crews will begin work on rebuilding the Pajaro River Levee, giving 100-year flood protection to residents beset by years of devastating floods, and putting an end to a chapter in a South County …

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Levee rebuild project gets further help

WATSONVILLE—Gov. Gavin Newsom on Oct. 1 signed a bill into law that gives full funding to the long-awaited Pajaro River Levee Project, giving 100-year protection to the people who live in the South County communities that are prone to destructive …

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New Seymour Center Exhibit Makes Learning About Water Fun

‘Water’s Extreme Journey’ is designed like a game to inform visitors about the challenges local watersheds are facing

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A Perspective on the SLV Water District and the SLV

By Mark Dolson When our family moved to Ben Lomond in 1995, I learned to write monthly checks to PG&E for energy and to San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) for water. In the years ahead, I became painfully aware …

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