California Water News

Jerry Meral joins Natural Heritage Institute

Chris Maven, Maven’s Notebook

Dr. Jerry Meral, who directed the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) for Governor Jerry Brown, has joined the Natural Heritage Institute as Director of the California Water Program.

 

King tides foretell flood-plagued future

Aaron Kinney, Contra Costa Times

Winston Bumpus stood on the redwood deck of the Sequoia Yacht Club on Tuesday morning, training a careful eye on the murky green water just a couple feet below.

 

Carlsbad desal project passes one-year construction milestone

By Matt Hall & Thomas V. Wornham, The San Diego Union-Tribune

California is entering what appears to be a third straight dry year — so dry that some sectors of the state are calling for emergency measures and enacting water-use restrictions.