Port of Redwood City CURRENTS Newsletter for July 2016

      www.redwoodcityport.com                                                  July 2016  Port Reports  Cargo Movement Third Highest in Past 10 Years  Cargo moving across the docks at the Port of Redwood City tonnage declined slightly by five […]

Register Now for CASA’s 61st Annual Conference

July 25, 2016   CASA’s 61st annual conference is less than three weeks away! If you’ve been waiting to register, now is the time! Centrally located in Monterey, the conference offers valuable opportunities to network with other clean water professionals and hear from renowned speakers on today’s hottest topics. Joe Whitworth Some of this year’s highlights include: […]

Bank of the West US Outlook Report for July 14, 2016

US Outlook Report: A Few Breaks in the Clouds this Week Financial volatility continues to calm in the aftermath of the U.K. vote. The S&P VIX index, a measure of expected stock market volatility, has hit new lows in recent days, as the S&P 500 has hit record highs.  We think a combination of positive […]

Register for RMP Microplastics Workshop on June 29th

San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) will be holding a Regional Monitoring Program (RMP) Microplastics Workshop on June 29, 2016. If you are interested in the event, SFEI recommends registering as soon as possible as space is limited. Lunch will be provided. Click here to view the draft agenda for the Workshop. Agenda-related materials will be sent […]

ACWA eNews for June 8, 2016

ACWA eNews for June 8, 2016 ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events. New Water Loss Technical Assistance Program Available to ACWA Members Submitted by Emily Allshouse on Wed, 06/08/2016 – 8:32am Urban water suppliers are invited to take advantage of a free technical assistance program designed to help utilities […]

DredgeWire Highlights for June 9, 2016

June 9, 2016 DredgeWire delivers news about dredging, ports and harbors, and marine and offshore infrastructure, right to your mailbox. DredgeWire’s editors personally curate news from original sources, giving you access to the most complete information available about the issues and opportunities shaping the industry. + ISSUES & DEVELOPMENTS + PROJECT UPDATES + CONTRACTS & […]

Measure AA Expected to Pass with Two-Thirds Vote

The Mercury News: Landmark San Francisco Bay parcel tax for wetlands, flood control appears to win By Paul Rogers, progers@bayareanewsgroup.com Measure AA, a landmark $12 annual parcel tax in all nine Bay Area counties to fund wetlands restoration and flood control projects around San Francisco Bay’s shoreline, appears to have won approval from voters. The measure, […]

California Water and Drought News for June 8, 2016

Sacramento Bee: State water board dismisses $1.5 million fine Associated Press: Court suspends Southern California water district’s land buy Capital Public Radio News: California Regulators Drop Cases Against Water Diverters In Drought Sacramento Bee: Appellate court temporarily blocks Delta island sale Los Angeles Times: Drought sparks larger wildfires throughout California Breitbart News: Increasing Carbon in Soil Could Be Key to California […]

Urgent! Letters Needed by June 10 to Oppose SB 163

                               June 8, 2016 Letters Needed Opposing Ocean Discharge Ban CASA has been leading a coalition in opposition to SB 163 by Senator Bob Hertzberg since it was amended last September to prohibit all ocean discharges in favor of a 100% […]

Saving Water Also Saves Energy and Reduces Greenhouse Gases

As debate continues in San Diego County and around the state over how aggressively to conserve water amid a historic drought, a new study finds that reductions in urban water use have saved significant amounts of electricity and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Click here to read the rest of the article from the Los Angeles […]