• Newsom unveils long-term strategy to bolster California water supply

    Rachel Becker CalMatters California Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday August 11 a broad strategy for bolstering the state’s water supply that includes targets to recycle more water, expand reservoir storage and collect more data on the amounts farmers use. Newsom warned that new strategies are essential because California’s water...
  • State unveils long-awaited standard for drinking water contaminant

    California today proposed a long-awaited standard for a cancer-causing contaminant in drinking water that would require costly treatment in many cities throughout the state. Traces of hexavalent chromium are widely found in the drinking water of millions of Californians, with some of the contamination naturally occurring and some from...