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  • May 22, 2014
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Public Policy Institute report on the drought

The Public Policy Institute of California just completed a statewide survey and reports that a record-high percentage of Californians say water supply is a big problem in their part of the state and most say they are using less water both indoors and outdoors this year. Nearly 60% of Californians say the supply of water […]

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  • by john
  • May 22, 2014
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WRRDA Passes the Senate, 91 to 7

Senate Clears Waterways Package By Sarah Chacko, CQ Roll Call Senators cleared legislation Thursday that would authorize funds for dozens of waterway and environmental projects, sending the measure to President Barack Obama’s desk. The Senate voted 91-7 to adopt a conference report on the bill (HR 3080) that would authorize spending on 34 port, inland […]

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  • by john
  • May 20, 2014
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Bay Planning Coalition Decision Makers Conference Covered in Today’s Oakland Tribune!

Rising sea levels demand Bay Area balance profit and the future of the waterfront Oakland Tribune by Angela Woodall “OAKLAND — For 1,100 miles, the California coast threads like a ribbon past one of the most varied landscapes in the United States — farmland, airports, beach fronts, high-tech startups, forest and cargo ships with a […]

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WRRDA passes out of the House

Earlier this afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 412-4 in favor of the Conference Committee Report # 113-449 renewing the nation’s water resources law.  The legislation now must be approved by the U.S. Senate which is anticipated.  According to congressional staff, the intent is for the Senate to give final approval to the report […]

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  • by john
  • March 26, 2014
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WETA Board of Directors Meeting, March 31st

The next San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held Monday, March 31, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the WETA offices located at Pier 9, Suite 111 on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA. The meeting agenda and Board packet are now available for download on the Board of […]

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  • by john
  • March 10, 2014
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California Drought Stories

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-cap-drought-20140310,0,5765786.column?track=rss#axzz2vUmCC6Ve http://www.sfgate.com/science/article/California-s-drought-prone-pattern-forcing-5300681.php http://www.sanramonexpress.com/news/2014/03/09/danville-council-receives-water-supply-update http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140307/A_NEWS/403070314/-1/A_NEWS14 http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2014/03/10/ag-banker-predicting-fallout-from-drought.html  

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  • March 10, 2014
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ACWA – California Drought Update for March 10, 2014

California Drought Update for March 10, 2014 Inbox x   ACWA acwabox@acwa.com via mta-c3poola1.cluster3.convio.net  2:37 PM (1 hour ago)           March 10, 2014 The California Drought Update is compiled by the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) to keep media and other audiences current on drought conditions, impacts, news and other developments. Please visit ACWA’s […]

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