Articles Tagged With ‘water banking’




Who win$ if state controls Paso Robles water basin?

Editor’s Note: This is first in a two-part series examining economic rewards tied to North County water. Cindy Steinbeck’s letter is at the bottom of this article. By DANIEL BLACKBURN A quiet but frenetic land... (Continue reading)

Who benefits from a water district?

More than two years ago, CalCoastNews published the first of a three-part series, “Eyes on Your Water,” examining the people, the politics, and the provable prevarications behind the proposed Paso Robles Basin water district. The... (Continue reading)

Keep local control, vote no on Paso Robles water district

OPINION by DON WILSON A recent article in The San Luis Obispo Tribune, regarding the issues behind the upcoming three-ballot vote on the proposed Paso Robles basin water district, was well done but did not... (Continue reading)

Report: Water district plan endangers basin’s future

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A new, wide-reaching state law ostensibly intended to “sustain” water basins throughout California actually opens the door to privatization of the Paso Robles aquifer, according to a recently released report. Writing for... (Continue reading)

Water-shark attack in SLO County

OPINION By G. EDWARD GRIFFIN Everyone knows there is a drought-related water shortage in California, but less known (or at least less discussed) is that many parts of the state are not impacted. The Paso... (Continue reading)

Resnick’s water bank takes big judicial hit

Billionaire Stewart Resnick’s nut dynasty in the Central Valley has taken a major hit following a ruling Wednesday by a Sacramento judge that state officials failed to “properly analyze” the environmental impact of the Kern... (Continue reading)

CAB throws water on district formation plans

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A group representing hundreds of rural landowners in Creston won’t support a proposed North County water district as presently envisioned by its advocates. Sheila Lyons, chair of the Creston Advisory Body (CAB),... (Continue reading)

Supervisors vote for Paso Robles water district

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of creating a water district for the Paso Robles groundwater basin. Supervisors Frank Mecham, Adam Hill and Bruce Gibson voted to support legislation... (Continue reading)