Imperial Valley News
Southeast California Regional Basin Study Evaluates Water Supply and Demand in Borrego, Coachella and Imperial Valleys
Washington, DC - The Bureau of Reclamation today released the Southeast California Regional Basin Study, which evaluates options to resolve water supply and demand imbalances within the Borrego, Coachella and Imperial Valleys in southeastern California in the face of uncertainty due to climate change.
Washington, DC - Last month, the Bureau of Reclamation invited states, tribes, irrigation districts, water districts and other organizations with water or power delivery authority to participate in its latest WaterSMART grant opportunity. A total of $21 million in cost-shared funding is available for water conservation and energy efficiency projects that help move the West towards resilience in the face of drought and ongoing imbalances between water supply and demand.
Washington, DC - Statement by the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden On the Passing of Evelyn Lieberman:
Washington, DC - President Obama spoke by phone today with President Francois Hollande of France to thank and congratulate him and Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius for their leadership in achieving an historic climate agreement in Paris on December 12.
Washington, DC - The United States congratulates the people of Guinea for overcoming logistical challenges to participate in largely peaceful elections on October 11 that reflected the will of the Guinean people, who turned out in record numbers. We commend the elements of Guinean civil society that contributed to a successful election, including the religious and community leaders who consistently called for peace and the various groups that supported a transparent process by joining election observation missions throughout the country.
Washington, DC - Rescuers in Turkey are working tirelessly to free this young boy, one of the many victims of Sunday's devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake. He's not yet been freed, but some have been lucky. Rescue workers manage to carry this toddler to safety on Monday morning. Some of the survivors aren't badly injured. Others, when rescued, are being taken straight to hospital.