Friant Water Authority May 23, 2019

The Friant Water Authority met at the World Ag Expo facility in Tulare on Thursday, May 23, 2019. It was cold, dark and wet. Not the usual weather conditions for this time of year. FWA Chairman Chris Tantau called the meeting to order at 9:10am. A little late because...

Kern Groundwater Authority May 22, 2019

The Kern Groundwater Authority Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its directors meeting on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce. KGA Chair Dennis Mullins called the meeting a hair past 8:00am. I was graciously given the opportunity during...

Fresno Irrigation District May 21, 2019

The Fresno Irrigation District held its board of directors meeting at its Fresno headquarters on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. They have a nice boardroom and today was director and senior management photo day. The directors showed up in ties and sports coats. After the...

South Valley Water Association May 20, 2019

The South Valley Water Association met at the Lower Tule River Irrigation District headquarters on Monday, May 20, 2019. Chairman the real Jim Costa called the meeting at 9am. There had been a finance committee meeting earlier. The minutes and the agenda were...

East Kaweah GSA Advisory Committee May 20, 2019

The East Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its Advisory Committee meeting on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Exeter Museum in Exeter. Chairman Joe Ferreira wasn’t able to attend so Tim Gobler Chairman of the Technical Committee opened the meeting at 4:15pm. It...

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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Friant Water Authority May 23, 2019

The Friant Water Authority met at the World Ag Expo facility in Tulare on Thursday, May 23, 2019. It was cold, dark and wet. Not the usual weather conditions for this time of year. FWA Chairman Chris Tantau called the meeting to order at 9:10am. A little late because...

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Westlands Water District May 21, 2019

The Westlands Water District held its Tuesday, May 21, 2019 board meeting at its Fresno headquarters. Chairman Don Peracchi called the Equalization meeting at 1:00pm. Bobbie Ormonde, Controller read through the required boiler plate. There were no comments from the...

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Kern Water Bank May 10, 2019

The Kern Water Bank Authority held its Friday, May 10, 2019 board of directors meeting at its Bakersfield headquarters. Normally they get together on Monday afternoons but I guess ACWA has once again taken its toll on scheduling. The meeting was scheduled to start at...

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East Kaweah GSA Tech Adv Cmt May 6, 2019

The East Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its Technical Advisors Committee meeting on Monday, May 6, 2019 at the Exeter Museum. Before the meeting began I wanted to share with you an email I received from Maven’s Notebook this morning regarding the...

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Exchange Contractors May 3, 2019

The Exchange Contractors board of directors met at its headquarters in Los Banos on Friday, May 3, 2019. I do spend a lot of time driving. I drove from my home near Clovis to Los Banos yesterday morning to attend the San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority meeting only...

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Friant Water Authority April , 2019

The Friant Water Authority met at the World Ag Expo facility in Tulare on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the World Ag Expo in Tulare. The access road was blocked off with police tape. There were cops and what looked like coroners by a canal. Could have been a body or...

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