Cadiz Inc. Announces US Bureau of Land Management Has Concluded Cadiz Water Project Is Within Scope of Railroad Right-Of-Way 

BLM ALSO WITHDRAWS CONTROVERSIAL 2015 CADIZ EVALUATION (LOS ANGELES, CA) – Today, Cadiz Inc. [NASDAQ:CDZI] (“Cadiz”, the “Company”)  announced that the United States Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) has issued a letter (“BLM Letter”) to the Company, the Santa Margarita Water District (“SMWD”) and the Arizona & California Railroad (“ARZC”) finding that the Cadiz Water […]

Company Update on California State Lands Commission Letter Regarding Old Project

Last week, the Company received a letter from the California State Lands Commission (“State Lands”) regarding the Cadiz Groundwater Storage and Dry-Year Supply Program (“2002 Cadiz Program”), a project we pursued in partnership with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California from 1997-2002. The letter informs the Company that the State of California owns property […]

Op-Ed: The myths used to needlessly delay the Cadiz water project, debunked | L.A. TIMES

Los Angeles Times, Blowback 9-22-17 California is world-renowned for its protection of natural resources, and its environmental laws are America’s strongest — far more stringent than their federal equivalents. In fact, the rigor of California’s environmental process has caused many high-profile projects to seek legislative exemptions from state review. So when a critical infrastructure project […]

Reject AB 1000 to Protect California’s Water Future

By Scott Slater, President & CEO, Cadiz Inc. 9-15-17 California has always stood apart from the rest of the nation. As the sixth-largest economy in the world, our state has led the conversation on issues ranging from advancing social justice to fighting climate change. And, on no issue has our state’s leadership been clearer […]

Cadiz Inc. Statement on California Assembly Bill (AB) 1000

We are disappointed that the California Legislature’s Senate Committee on Natural Resources voted yesterday on a party line 7-2 vote to pass out of committee Assembly Bill (AB) 1000, a bill just introduced by Assembly member Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) over the Independence Day holiday. Assembly member Friedman utilized the “gut and amend” process to quietly […]

Commentary: Cadiz Water Project Will Safeguard Environment,

Cadiz Water Project Will Safeguard Environment | Commentary by Courtney Degener SCVNEWS.COM  | MONDAY, JUN 19, 2017 Last week, SCV News featured an opinion piece by Linda Castro of Santa Clarita about the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project (“Protect the Groundwater Beneath Our National Treasures,” June 15). I share with Ms. Castro […]

Threatened Desert Tortoise receives a helping hand from Cadiz Water Project

By California Water News Daily on June 15, 2017 The once common desert tortoise has had a rough road in the past 20 years and one California desert landowner has – and is – going above and beyond to ensure the well-being and conservation of the iconic desert tortoise. Though the desert tortoise has been around for […]

Sacramento Bee Op-Ed: Sen. Feinstein should study the facts before rejecting Cadiz’s desert water project Sen. Feinstein should study the facts before rejecting Cadiz’s desert water project BY WINSTON H. HICKOX Special to The Bee, Soapbox While I was California Environmental Protection Agency secretary, Sen. Dianne Feinstein and I often worked collaboratively on important statewide water issues. That is why I found her op-ed regarding the Cadiz water project […]

Cadiz Announces $255 Million in Construction Financing for Desert Water Project

LA Business Journal, 5-2-17 By Howard Fine With the Trump administration soon likely to approve its long-sought desert water storage and transmission project, Cadiz Inc. announced Tuesday it has arranged up to $255 million in construction financing from giant private equity firm Apollo Global Management. Cadiz signed agreements with several funds managed by Apollo affiliates that […]