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Weekly Review March 26 – April 1
NOTE: With the end of the Covid-19 emergency declaration, county and city meetings have returned to in-person or hybrid meetings. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are in-person. This Weekly Review...
Women On Waves
Community Service & Support
From Santa Cruz Sentinel...
California’s Drought Nearly Gone in Six Months
A map of California shows how trillions of gallons of water have fallen in recent months, easing the drought.
Santa Cruz Announces Emergency Repairs to Newell Creek Pipeline
Loch Lomond is the primary water storage facility, but it sometimes relies on the reservoir during periods of heavy storms.
On March 10, the Pajaro River flooded the small agricultural town on its banks. Professor Dustin Mulvaney traces the turbulent history of the Central Coast’s second largest watershed.
The San Joaquin Valley plans, serving low-income Latino communities, were deemed inadequate for preventing dry wells and sinking land.
When warm storms melt snowpack early, reservoir managers must release water to prevent flooding—which sends this precious resource into the ocean.
2023’s torrential rainstorms have eased California's drought conditions. But there’s a lot more to drought than the amount of rain, and this drought isn't over yet.
CENTRAL COAST—Forty percent of Santa Cruz County has now been deemed drought-free due to the rains that have drenched the Central Coast since the year began. Meanwhile, 17% of California is now out of drought conditions following a federal drought …
By Bob Fultz It’s important that we all stay current with the activities of the Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency (SMGA), since their actions could have a significant impact on local control and cost of water in San Lorenzo Valley Water …
The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency (PV Water) Board of Directors approved contracts to construct the College Lake Integrated Resources Management Project during a special meeting on Feb. 1. The College Lake Pipeline Project will construct a six-mile, 30-inch water …
By Josh Reilly It might be an odd time to talk about rain barrels and rooftop rainwater capture. As of late January, we have already picked up about 40” of rainfall in the SLV. Our gardens and landscapes are now …
From fecal matter to mold, many of the residents flooded out of their homes are discovering dangerous contamination
During January’s destructive storms, environmental studies professor Dustin Mulvaney created a concise, riveting timeline of the San Lorenzo River.
Coastal Watershed Council