Tag Archives: Water Conservation

“Replenishing Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley” PPIC Report Key Takeaways

Photo: Xavier Mascareñas / California Department of Water Resources This month, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) released a report on groundwater recharge — the process of replenishing underground aquifers with surface water — in the San Joaquin Valley in 2023. The report offers a rare viewpoint, allowing us to see just how far […]

Meet the Central Coast Growers Building a Better Water Future

A Closed Loop In California’s Pajaro and Salinas Valleys, aquifers are it. With almost no surface water coming to the Central Coast from further upstream, the region depends entirely on dwindling groundwater. As local aquifer levels go down, the space left behind draws seawater into the fresh water supply. Nutrients from fertilizer also make their […]