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Rising concerns over water allocation as drought continues

Imperial Valley, rich in agriculture, has long had first-in-time rights to Colorado River water. But, as the drought continues not only in California, but for the Colorado River itself, concerns over water availability and snowpack are arising in the Imperial Valley as in other areas of the state, according to a KQED News California Report.

EPA and US Army finalize Clean Water Rule

The Clean Water Act was established in 1972. In an historic step to update this legislation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule to clearly protect fresh water sources from pollution and degradation.