The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review draft environmental documents for the proposed long-term approval of groundwater banking, water exchanges, and water transfers among members of the Poso Creek Regional Water Management Group in Kern County.
The majority of Californians have never heard of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta), according to poll results released by California public opinion research firm Probolsky Research at the Southern California Water Committee’s January 27 Quarterly Meeting.
While the Delta is the core of California’s water delivery system, as well as a key environmental resource, 78 percent of respondents in the statewide survey said they do not know what the Delta is. The survey results underscore the significant need to educate Californians throughout the state about the Delta.Key findings from the survey showed:
The Ponds on Allen Road
Anyone who has ever driven down Allen Road near Brimall in Bakersfield has likely noticed a group of ponds to the west. This video about the Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District explains what those ponds are and how they benefit the residents of the area.
Why California must act to ready water systems for a major earthquake. – Southern California Water Committee