California water officials released on Thursday the first part of a $23 billion plan to restore and protect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem and guarantee a stable water supply for millions of Californians.
A Congressional Subcommittee held a hearing on Water and Jobs in Fresno on Monday. Republicans on the subcommittee are pushing legislation to relax the endangered species act and roll back efforts to restore the San Joaquin River.
The city of Fresno began installing water meters for residential customers. Homes in two Fresno neighborhoods are the first to get the meters. Eventually 110-thousand meters will be installed at all Fresno homes.
The marches, rallies and food giveaways organized by the Latino Water Coalition helped create support for a massive $11 billion water bond to expand and build dams, water storage and canals to help growers, and farm workers.
The war over water continued Wednesday with a court hearing in Fresno. A district court judge ruled Tuesday in favor of farmers. They've had their allotted water reduced by the government because of endangered salmon.