California Water and Drought News for January 8, 2018

State Department of Water Resources finalizes water basin prioritizations

By Lake County News, 1/5/19

First Storm of 2019 Bringing Rain, Snow and Concerns About Debris Flows in California Burn Zones

By Hannah Fry and Ben Poston, Los Angeles Times, 1/5/19

Rivers in the Sky: What You Need to Know About Atmospheric River Storms

By Peter Arcuni, KQED, 1/6/19

Agency analyzes impacts of removing Klamath River dams

By George Plaven, Capital Press, 1/4/19

California Awarded $187.3 Million from EPA for Drinking Water and Wastewater Projects

By California Water News Daily, 1/5/19

Statewide snowpack at 67 percent of average for this time of year

By Mountain View Voice, 1/4/19

Helicopter survey should aid groundwater planning

By Steve Schoonover, Chico Enterprise-Record, 1/5/19

Trump asks Supreme Court to resolve groundwater fight

By Ellen M. Gilmer, E&E News, 1/4/19

After the fire: Blazes pose hidden threat to the West’s drinking water

By Kaitlin Sullivan, NBC News, 1/5/19

Lawsuit Over Microplastics in Nestle Water Thrown Out

By Martin Macias Jr, Courthouse News Service, 1/4/19

Long Beach’s League of Women Voters to talk climate change on Jan. 13

By Emily Rasmussen, Long Beach Press-Telegram, 1/4/19

Crews clean up after year’s first winter storm in Southern California, with showers due later in week

By Sean Emery and Richard K. De Atley, Los Angeles Daily News, 1/6/19

Winter Storm Batters Northern California, Highway 80 Shut Down At Donner Summit

By CBS San Francisco, 1/6/19

Opinion: State should use science to determine Delta water flows

By Jon Rosenfield, Mercury News, 1/6/19

Why doesn’t California treat its wildfire hazards like it battles flood risks?

By Jonathan Lansner, Pasadena Star-News, 1/4/19

Millions of tons of Camp fire debris needs to go somewhere — but no one wants it

By Laura Newsberry, Los Angeles Times, 1/7/19

Marin firefighters uneasy about state’s risk maps

By Matthew Pera, Marin Independent Journal, 1/6/19

As Fires Ravaged California, Utilities Lobbied Lawmakers for Protection

By Ivan Penn, News York Times, 1/5/19
OPINION: Bill Kampe, Ralph Rubio and Jerry Edelen: New leaders on Monterey Peninsula must finish the job on water project

By Jerry Edelen, Ralph Rubio, and Bill Kampe, Monterey Herald, 1/4/19

Water rate increased planned for this year

By Madeleine Pauker, Santa Monica Daily Press, 1/5/19

Groundwater Authority committees meet for first time in 2019

By Lauren Jennings, Daily Independent, 1/5/19