State Water Resource Control Board: Public Workshop

  This letter is to provide clarification regarding written submittals pursuant to the June 22, 2012 notice of public workshop related to the comprehensive review of the Bay-Delta Plan (Phase 2).  The notice can be found at:   As specified in the notice, workshop participants are required to submit to the State Water Board […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine: California Grants Boost Public Health and Vessel Owner Capital

By Suzanne Seivright Air along the coast of California will be a little cleaner, and vessel owners and operators will spend less on fuel, thanks to government grant dollars that target older, polluting marine engines. Catalina Express offers year round service from the Ports of Long Beach, San Pedro, and Dana Point to Catalina Island […]

The San Francisco America’s Cup: An International Event with Lasting Local Benefits

  With the America’s Cup World Series Regatta Races Kicking-Off Next Week, We Offer a Well-Deserved Congratulations to the City of San Francisco and America’s Cup Organizers! Construction is well underway as the City prepares to host next week’s preliminary races in advance of the 34th America’s Cup event in the summer of 2013. This […]

Port of Oakland: August Newsletter

August 2012 _______________________________________________   WELCOME TO THE LATEST EDITION OF CURRENTS! In this issue you can read about our new Port commissioners and officers; progress on the redevelopment of the former Oakland Army Base; our budget for the new fiscal year; and events like the Eat Real Festival coming to Jack London Square this September. […]

Restoration Advisory Board: Meeting

Below is the agenda for the next Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting.  The meeting is next Tuesday, August 21, 2012.  The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Casa de la Vista on Avenue of the Palms on Treasure Island.  TI_RAB_agenda161_final

Letter to Senate: Service Transportation Reauthorization Act

Here is a letter to the U.S. Senate that outlines concerns with the service transportation re-authorization act concerning harbor maintenance.   HMTF Letter to OMB

ENS Resources: Map 21- Freight Provisions

: MAP-21: Freight Provisions Date/Time: 8/23/2012 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Time Description: Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) authorizes the nation’s transportation programs for two years. MAP-21 includes a number of freight provisions that address the need to improve goods movement. This session will highlight the sections of MAP-21 which […]

State and Federal Contractors Water Agency: Job Opening

SFCWA will be hiring a senior staff scientist this fall.  A job announcement can be found below: SFCWAScientist

ACWA: Registration for 2012 Fall Conference & Exhibition

        Register Today!  Registration is open for ACWA’s 2012 Fall Conference & Exhibition, “California Water … The Next Generation.” Set in San Diego, Dec. 4-7, the fall conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, located on San Diego Bay. ACWA conferences are the premier gathering place for California’s water community. […]

San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail

  Please find below an update on Water Trail implementation activities since the last update on May 29, 2012, and an important announcement about the scheduled September 6 meeting, which we are canceling. The next meeting will be on December 4, 2012.   Updates on Water Trail Activities   Water Trail Implementation Meeting #4:  The […]