California Water and Drought News for January 11, 2019

Gavin Newsom budget calls for drinking water tax to help poor communities

By Dale Kasler, Ryan Sabalow, and Alexei Koseff, Sacramento Bee, 1/10/19

Parade of Storms to Bring Soaking Rain and Feet of Snow to California Through Next Week

By Chris Dolce, Weather Channel, 1/11/19

San Francisco sues state over potentially drastic water reductions

By Kurtis Alexander, San Francisco Chronicle, 1/10/19

California water projects could be tapped to pay for Trump’s border wall

By Sarah D. Wire, Los Angeles Times, 1/11/19

OPINION: Choose desalination over water tunnels

By VC Reporter, 1/10/19

Water line breaks in downtown San Luis Obispo, partially closing road

By Gabby Ferreira and Monica Vaughan, The Tribune, 1/10/19

Laguna Beach sewage spill causes shoreline closure

By Julia Sclafani, Los Angeles Times, 1/10/19

Fight over water heads to court: Irrigation districts sue state board

By Ken Carlson, Modesto Bee, 1/10/19

Arizona lawmakers under pressure to approve seven-state Colorado River drought plan before federal deadline

By Jason Blevin, Colorado Sun, 1/11/19

North Bay: Storm intensity affects sewer pipes, causes spills

By Tom Vacar, KTVU, 1/10/19

January storms benefit Sierra snowpack

By Kevin Hecteman, AgAlert, 1/9/19

Gavin Newsom Has the Opportunity to Make Climate Change Adaptation California’s Priority

By Faith Kearns, Bay Nature, 1/7/19

Congressman reintroduces bill to establish ‘Delta Heritage Area’

By Daily Democrat, 1/9/19

Southern California’s ecosystems evolved to survive fire. But not like this

By Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times, 1/11/19

Here’s where California Christmas trees go to die

By David Ferry, San Francisco Chronicle, 1/10/19

Government Shutdown Having Major Impact On Wildfire Prevention Efforts In California, Officials Say

By Ezra David Romero, Capital Public Radio, 1/9/19

California Republicans Object After Trump Threatens Wildfire Aid

By Sharon Brenstein and Susan Heavey, U.S. News & World Report, 1/9/19

Why wildfires pose an existential threat to California tourism

By John Poimiroo, San Francisco Chronicle, 1/10/19
Delta eNews

By CA Department of Water Resources, 1/10/19

Metropolitan Water District invests $3.5 Million in Future Development of Local Water Supplies

By California Water News Daily, 1/10/19


By Roseville Today, 1/10/19

Dixon council members hosting public meetings on proposed water rate hikes

By Nick Sestanovich, The Reporter, 1/10/19