California’s Water Systems

  – Photo: California State Water Project Facilities-Dos Amigos Facilities Where does California’s water come from? California water infrastructure, by Department of Water Resources Most of us remember learning the water cycle, and so we can understand easily enough that it’s the rain and snow that is the ultimate source of our water supply.  But…

Data Shows California Rainfall Totals Released: Drought Persists

 Water Year 2016 Ends, California Suffered ‘Snow Drought’ Statewide water conservation vital for surviving uncertain climate future California’s 2016 Water Year draws to a close tomorrow, ending a fifth consecutive year marked by meager precipitation that fell more often as rain than snow. Record warm temperatures created an early and below-average runoff that was in…