Lester Snow

California Water Foundation

Guest

Executive Director of the California Water Foundation; former director of the California Department of Water Resources

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Surveys taken by NASA satellites demonstrate that land in California's Central Valley sunk between 10 and 13 inches in the second half of last year.

California Is Sinking… Faster than Ever

Surveys taken by NASA satellites demonstrate that land in California's Central Valley sunk between 10 and 13 inches in the second half of last year.

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California is the only Western state with no regulations on groundwater. Big landowners can pump as much as they want. And, as the drought gets worse, that’s what they’re doing.

The Push to Regulate California’s New Gold… Water

California is the only Western state with no regulations on groundwater. Big landowners can pump as much as they want. And, as the drought gets worse, that’s what they’re doing.

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After a very wet winter, California voters approved last year ten billion dollars in bonds for  water projects  that includes flood control.

Is California Ready for more Water Wars?

After a very wet winter, California voters approved last year ten billion dollars in bonds for water projects that includes flood control.

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