Entries by Cristel Tufenkjian

Kings and Tulare Lake Subbasins Revise GSPs in Response to State’s Comments

In January of this year, the Kings and Tulare Lake Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) were notified by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) that their Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) were incomplete. DWR identified several deficiencies in the GSPs. Below is a summary of the responses to DWR’s identified deficiencies in the Kings and Tulare […]

FISHERIES PROJECTS

Funding for planning, design, and/or construction is needed to support upcoming projects that will help achieve the mission of the Kings River Fisheries Management Program. The Program’s mission is to improve and enhance the Kings River watershed and fishery habitat while maintaining its beneficial uses, recognizing that a healthy river is essential to the region’s […]

AIRBORNE SNOW SURVEYS

Funding is needed for the full suite of snow survey tools that meet 21st century water management and climate change challenges Click HERE for Airborne Snow Survey Backgrounder. TAKE ACTION! (these could  be potential active links) read and sign coalition letter download sample email to stakeholders download sample social media posts OVERVIEW: The Kings River […]

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KRCD & Provost & Pritchard Win Outstanding Sustainable Engineering Project Award

On June 24, KRCD was honored with the American Society of Civil Engineer’s Region 9 Outstanding Sustainable Engineering Project award along with Provost & Pritchard for the design and construction of the McMullin On-Farm Flood Capture and Recharge project. KRCD and Provost & Pritchard, in cooperation with Terranova Ranch Inc., and Bach and Associates, have planned […]

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Work Begins on $1 Million Watershed Restoration Project

On November 13, 2020, the Kings River Conservation District and Tulare Lake Resource Conservation District received over $1 million from the Watershed Restoration Grant to carry out important levee work along the Kings River. The California Department of Conservation grant is funding the Kings River Conservation District Improvement Project, a project that involves the removal […]

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Groundwater in the Central Valley

What is Groundwater? Right under your feet, millions of gallons of water exist between rocks, sand, and gravel. Those permeable bodies of rock and sediment that are saturated with water are called aquifers.  Much of the water in the world exists below the surface- in fact, there is twenty to thirty times more water in […]