AquAlliance exists to defend northern California waters and to challenge threats to the hydrologic health of the northern Sacramento River watershed. We are prepared and willing to confront the escalating attempts to divert more and more water from the northern Sacramento River hydrologic region.
- Lawsuit Filed: 10-Year North-to-South Water Transfer Program. Massive Transfers Threaten North State Farms, Fish & Communities.
- Research Released:. North-to-South Water Transfers Encourage Inefficient Use of Agricultural Water.
- 2nd Lawsuit Filed: Chronic Violations of Water Quality and Management in the Sacramento River and Delta.
Special Report: Retiring Toxic Farmland in Western San Joaquin Valley Would Save Water, Environment & Taxpayer MoneyJuly 15, 2015
Land retirement 25x cheaper than Tunnel plan and could save 455,000 acre-feet of water - A new report by EcoNorthwest, an independent economic analysis firm, estimates that 300,000 acres of toxic land in the Westlands Water District and three adjacent water districts could be retired at a cost of $580 million to $1 billion. Retiring this land and curbing the water rights associated with it would result in a savings to California of up to 455,000 acre-feet of water – for reference, the City of Los Angeles uses 587,000 acre-feet in a typical yea...Read more