East Kaweah GSA Board October 28, 2019

The East Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its board of directors meeting in Exeter on Monday, October 28, 2019. The board met in the upstairs room of the Exeter Museum. I think this used to be a jail; for sure it’s had a seismic retrofit. Chairman Joe...

North Kings GSA October 24, 2019

The North Kings Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its board of directors meeting at Fresno Irrigation District headquarters in Fresno on Thursday, October 24, 2019. Before we get to the meeting report I have a question for you. Have you noticed truck drivers on...

King River Water District October 17, 2019

The Kings River Water District held its board of directors meeting on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at its Centerville offices. The sun was bright rising over the Sierra Nevada mountains and the canals were still flowing, I believe due to the unseasonably high levels in...

San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority October 10, 2019

The San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority held its board of directors meeting on Thursday, October 10, 2019. You could feel fall coming on this morning. There was a chill in the air and there is cotton out there. Not like it used to be but there is some. I'm pleased...

Consolidated Irrigation District October 9, 2019

The board of directors of the Consolidated Irrigation District met at its Selma headquarters on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Chairman Earl Hudson called the meeting to order at about 1:10pm. CID General Manager Phil Desatoff answered a couple of SGMA questions. As it...

Westlands Water District August 20, 2019

The Westlands Water District held its board of directors meeting on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at its Fresno headquarters. There are two issues I'm interested to hear about today; the Shasta Dam raising and the allocations from the US Bureau of Reclamation. Or not....

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Kern Water Bank August 6, 2019

The Kern Water Bank Authority held its Tuesday, August 6, 2019 board of directors at its Bakersfield headquarters. It was a hot afternoon in the South Valley. I’ve got a theory about the climate change folks; they must have never worked outside in the summertime. Glad...

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Exchange Contractors August 2, 2019

The Exchange Contractors board of directors met at its headquarters in Los Banos on Friday, August 2, 2019. There was still a good deal of water flowing down the San Joaquin River at Highway 152. I’d like to guess 500 cfs but I was doing 78 mph when I drove over the...

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East Kaweah GSA Board July 29, 2019

The East Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its board of directors on Monday, July 29, 2019 in Exeter. The meeting was held upstairs in the Exeter Museum, next to the water tower. It was hot but there was plenty of cold water and cookies thanks to Karen...

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North Kings GSA July 25, 2019

The North Kings Groundwater Sustainability Agency met on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the Fresno Irrigation District headquarters. Chairman Jerry Prieto called the meeting at 6:00pm and we saluted the flag of the United States using the phrase Under God freely and...

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Kings River East GSA July 18, 2019

The Kings River East Groundwater Sustainability Agency held its board meeting on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the City of Dinuba council chambers. The chambers are air cooled like an old time movie theater so it was a good place to be. I had to drop my cat off at the...

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Exchange Contractors July 12, 2019

The Exchange Contractors board of directors met at its headquarters in Los Banos on Friday, July 12, 2019. I had other distractions earlier in the morning and wasn’t able to arrive until 10:00 am. The Ex Con GSA was scheduled to begin at 8:30am with the regular board...

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McMullin Area GSA July 10, 2019

The McMullin Area Groundwater Sustainability Agency met on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Kerman at the School District’s Staff Development Center. Chairman Don Cameron called the meeting to order at 10:30am. Because the location and time is not the usual place at the...

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Kern Water Bank July 9, 2019

The Kern Water Bank Authority held its board of directors meeting on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at its Bakersfield headquarters. It was one of those warm days in the Valley but not yet in the 100s. At the stroke of 3:00pm Chairman Bill Phillimore called the meeting to...

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