Editorials

Guest Editorial from New Mexico October 14, 2019

Downwinders Enola … Alone Freedom versus Control By Stephen L. Wilmeth The subject became one from the past. Friends from California were here, and the point of interest was the display of a newly constructed water storage with its accompanying well and pipeline...

Missed Opportunities September 11, 2019

By Chris Johnson, PG, CHg Aegis Groundwater Consulting, LLC. Mike and John stood back from the drilling rig, working on Mike’s ranch.  They’d been there about ten minutes, just watching the plastic casing being inserted into the test hole.  John turned to Mike, and...

Water Concert Saturday September 28th 4pm til ?

So far in addition to the music we are planning on a kayak demonstration in the swimming pool. Note on the food; the Christian Motorcycle Association, Fresno Chapter will be BBQing hamburgers and hot dogs as a fundraiser. There will be artwork available and I'm...

SGMA and Dairies; An Editorial by Geoff Vanden Heuvel

The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act – What Does it Mean for Dairies in the Central Valley? By Geoff Vanden Heuvel Director of Regulatory & Economic Affairs May 31, 2019 One year ago, the Milk Producers Council Board of Directors charged me with the...

Interesting New Recharge Technology

Parjana®’s Promising Water Infiltration System Decreases Water Costs With Infiltration As Much As 7 Times By Tad Wilkes with contributions by Parjana Staff A recently developed method designed to increase groundwater infiltration is showing promising results in...

A Book Review of The Dreamt Land May 17, 2019

The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California by Mark Arax (Alfred A. Knopf 545 pp.) A review by Don A. Wright When I was a boy growing up in California’s San Joaquin Valley county history was the curriculum of the fourth grade. I grew up in Fresno County,...

Special Annual Report April 1, 2048

By Austin Carter – not for release. First Draft awaiting approval by the federal Department of Information. Comments in italics. The crowd of approximately 43 100,000 had gathered at the park surrounding the capitol in Sacramento to hear President/Senator Harrison...

Berkeley Lab’s Groundwater Pumping Energy Survey

As part of a California Energy Commission-funded project, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is surveying municipal and agriculture water suppliers on the challenges they face in reducing the energy associated with pumping groundwater. We want to learn about the...

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