SWEEP Grant

The State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) grant will be opening this Fall for applicants.  SJFB will be a Technical Assistant again and will fill out the grant paperwork […]

An uphill battle for water storage

By David Strecker, SJFB President Over the past month, every conversation I had seemed to lead to the discussion of water. After spending the past year dealing with COVID-19, our […]

Growers warned about potential water shortages

By Vicky Boyd The California Water Resources Control Board in a March 22 letter warned roughly 40,000 water rights holders of potential water shortages this summer due to continued dry […]

“Until the Last Drop” MID Documentary

Feature-length documentary explores the past, present and uncertain future of San Joaquin Valley rivers and water supplies Web site – www.mid.org/lastdrop YouTube – Until the Last Drop | California Water Documentary – […]

Judge backs ag in water lawsuits

By Craig W. Anderson Three environmental groups challenged agricultural waste discharge requirements for the East San Joaquin River watershed in court but all three lawsuits were denied by Steven Gevercer, […]

SJ County issued drought designation

By Vicky Boyd   San Joaquin County is among 22 counties in the state that the U.S. Department of Agriculture declared primary natural disaster areas June 16, providing producers and […]

State downsizes Sites Reservoir water-storage site

By Vicky Boyd   Calling its move “right sizing,” the Sites Reservoir Authority recently decided to decrease the size of an off-stream water-storage project west of Maxwell after receiving input […]