California and the U.S.

The latest news and analysis covering water issues in Caliornia and the rest of the United States.

Gov. Gavin Newsom Hits Back At Trump In New Fight Over Who Controls California Water

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration is taking unprecedented steps to combat President Donald Trump’s efforts to ship more water to his agricultural allies in the San Joaquin Valley. Saying Trump’s water plans are scientifically indefensible and would violate the state’s Endangered Species Act, the state Department of Water Resources on Friday began drawing up new regulations governing […]

A California Town Could Finally Get Clean Water If Its Neighbor Is Willing To Help

The 80 homes that make up Tooleville nestle against the mighty Friant-Kern Canal, thousands of gallons of fresh water flowing each day past the two-street town. But none of that water can help Tooleville’s decades-old problem of contaminated water, chronicled at the start of this decade in a three-part series by The Bee on the […]