There is a place for the odds and ends that don’t make it into the official reports and this is it. One of our writers has driven an estimated 750,000 miles to attend somewhere around 5,000 meetings. He doesn’t know much about water but he knows a lot about meetings and Highway 99. There’s no telling what will go through a person’s mind with all that alone time behind the wheel. Find out here.


Sustainable Groundwater Plans Now Being Released for Public Comment

By Geoff Vanden Heuvel, Director of Regulatory & Economic Affairs California Milk Producers Council Reprinted by permission. Over the past several weeks, many Central Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) have released their proposed Groundwater...

James ID Looking for New GM August 23, 2019

GENERAL MANAGER JAMES IRRIGATION DISTRICT (San Joaquin, CA) Salary open DOQ. James Irrigation District is located about 30 miles southwest of the City of Fresno and is comprised of roughly 26,000 acres, of which 22,000 acres are currently irrigated. It is a public...

California Water Institute at Fresno State Water Resiliency Workshop

BACKGROUND On April 29, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-10-19, which directed the California Natural Resources Agency, the California Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture to work together to...

Thank You to All Who Helped Make the 2nd SGMA Survival Tool Kit a Success

On Thursday May 30th WaterWrights.net along with the Tulare County Farm Bureau and the WET Center at Fresno State hosted the Second SGMA Survival Toolkit at the Veterans Memorial Building in Exeter. We expected 100 people and close to 200 showed up to hear two panels...

Rain in Louisiana

Starting in the early morning hours of June 6, 2019 the rain band over our home in Cecilia, Louisiana really cut loose. From about 4:00am until 8:00am or so it rained the equivalent of three inches per hour. Thank God we have decent drainage into the Bayou Teche which...

James ID Looking for New GM August 23, 2019

GENERAL MANAGER JAMES IRRIGATION DISTRICT (San Joaquin, CA) Salary open DOQ. James Irrigation District is located about 30 miles southwest of the City of Fresno and is comprised of roughly 26,000 acres, of which 22,000 acres are currently irrigated. It is a public...

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Rain in Louisiana

Starting in the early morning hours of June 6, 2019 the rain band over our home in Cecilia, Louisiana really cut loose. From about 4:00am until 8:00am or so it rained the equivalent of three inches per hour. Thank God we have decent drainage into the Bayou Teche which...

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Research Project Announcement May 29, 2019

San Joaquin Valley Water Infrastructure Financing Strategies With the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), stakeholders from the agricultural, environmental, and disadvantaged communities, along with urban interest groups have...

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Delta View Water Association Announcement May 2019

Editor's Note: The following was received from Johnny Gailey, owner of Green Acres Ag Consulting of Visalia. He has been instrumental in forming the new Delta View Water Association. This nonprofit group has come together to help growers in white areas and those in...

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Valley Ventures Accepting Applications

Valley Ventures applications are now open! Valley Ventures is the best opportunity to learn what to do and what not to do to build a business any aspiring entrepreneur can have. Valley Ventures is now accepting applications for their Fall 2019 Cohort! Participants...

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