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Tulare Lake basin faces state intervention over water issues

Tulare Lake basin faces state intervention over water issues

California water regulators have placed the Tulare Lake basin on probation due to insufficient action against excessive groundwater pumping, risking further environmental damage.

Ian James and Jessica Garrison report for the Los Angeles Times.

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‘Stay out of the water’: what lurks below California’s zombie lake?

Winter storms inundated an industrial agricultural area the size of Lake Tahoe, flooding fields, homes and electricity grids.

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Facing the floodwaters in California’s San Joaquin Valley

Facing the floodwaters in California’s San Joaquin Valley

The historically Black town of Allensworth tries to overcome a legacy of racist water policies and prevent a deluge from washing away their community.

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California's big melt is set to revive a lost Tulare Lake

California's blockbuster wet season, with another powerful bomb cyclone currently swirling off the coast, has built up a near-record-large Sierra Nevada mountain snowpack.

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