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California Needs to Invest in a Drought-Resilient Future

California’s current water management practices are unsustainable – leaving our rivers overallocated and dry during drought years, and leaving California’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities left to pay the price… Read More…


California’s Drought Emergency

Governor Newsom recently expanded his April 21 drought emergency proclamation to 41 California counties – including the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, Tulare Lake watershed, and Klamath River. In total, 30 percent… Read More…


California Takes Action to Protect its Waters & Wetlands

Photo: Bureau of Land Management (BLM), John Ciccarelli Last week, the State Water Board took important action to gap-fill protections for California wetlands and seasonal stream after a recent California… Read More…


California Tourism & Coastal Health Depend on Clean Water

Photo: Dave Hart California is home to an iconic coastline, sprawling beaches, and unique places that attract people and wildlife alike. Surfers brave California’s waves and divers witness the magnificent… Read More…


California Coastkeeper Alliance Introduces Legislation to Tackle Microplastic Pollution

Microplastics, while tiny in size, are not a micro-problem. Microfibers, a form of microplastic pollution, shed from synthetic textiles, including our favorite outdoor and active wear, and are becoming increasingly… Read More…


This World Wetlands Day, California’s Wetlands Are at Risk

Today is World Wetlands Day! These small, but important waters have a big impact: they help feed rivers, fill aquifers, filter runoff, reduce flooding, and provide critical habitat along California’s… Read More…


California Adopts New Winery Rules to Protect California’s Waters

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) adopted its first statewide rules to manage waste from winemaking and protect California’s rivers and groundwater. In California, there are approximately… Read More…


Over 4 Million Californians Face $1 Billion in Water Debt

California is facing a water affordability crisis. The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) released new survey results conducted from November 2020 to January 12, 2021, finding that… Read More…


CCKA Introduces Legislation to Prepare California for Sea Level Rise

While the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis has properly been the focus of the California Legislature over the past nine months, there are many statewide challenges on the horizon. One… Read More…


California Adopts New Protections for Rivers & Wildlife

After nearly two decades, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has adopted statewide Toxicity Provisions to protect the health of California’s rivers and wildlife. Rivers and streams… Read More…


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