Entries by cristel

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 Board Appoints David M. Merritt as General Manager

Kings River Conservation District (KRCD) Board announced on July 13, 2021, the appointment of David M. Merritt as KRCD’s new general manager. “I am very excited to lead this next chapter of KRCD and greatly appreciate the trust the Board of Directors has in me and look forward to working with and leading our team,” […]

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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 […]

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KRCD Joins Over 200 organizations urging President-elect Joe Biden to Address Aging Water Infrastructure

KRCD Joins Over 200 Water and Agricultural Organizations Urging Congress and the White House to Address Aging Water Infrastructure A national coalition of over 200 agricultural organizations and urban and rural water districts urged President-elect Joe Biden and congressional leadership to address aging Western water infrastructure in any potential infrastructure or economic recovery package. Kings […]

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KRCD Receives Watershed Restoration Grant

KRCD Receives Over $1 million from Watershed Restoration Grant for Important Levee Work Along the Kings River On November 13, Kings River Conservation District and our co-applicant Tulare Lake Resource Conservation District received $1,165,644 awarded by the California Department of Conservation for the Kings River Conservation District Channel Improvement Project. This funding was given to […]