Utility rates were a hot topic at the recent Cathlamet Town Council meeting, which began with a workshop to discuss the town’s sewer system rates and finances.
California is the world’s sixth largest economy, and yet some 300 of the state’s communities lack access to safe and affordable drinking water. A coalition of clean water advocates and legislators want to change that by passing a law that would create a new Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund.
Recent study findings determine that non-white adults, especially Black and Hispanic minorities, experience mild dehydration more often than white adults.
The proposed Kettleman Reservoir aims to reconstruct a portion of the old Tulare Lake bed to restore depleted groundwater supplies.
A long battle over water rights in the Pojoaque River Basin in New Mexico, to the north of Santa Fe, has finally culminated in a settlement that awards high-priority rights to four local pueblos.