California’s State Senate has approved a bill that would ban drilling new wells where aquifers are in “critical overdraft,” and mandate that some cities and counties require permits for any applications to drill a well.
By Elizabeth Zach, staff writer California water officials, while acknowledging the state is still in a drought, said in May . . .
Although Kettleman City is located adjacent to the great California Aqueduct that funnels water to Los Angeles, residents in this small Central Valley town have had to deal with unsafe arsenic levels in their water supply for decades—a situation so dire that state officials truck in 30 gallons of drinking water per family each month.
Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to his proposed 2016-17 state budget, which included an increase of $5.5 million to address California’s safe drinking water crisis.
Marshall Islands Development Bank (MIDB) recently celebrated the 100th home constructed in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Mutual Self-Help Program.