California Water & Drought News for September 17, 2014

New York Times:  Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state’s management of its groundwater supply, bringing it in line with other states that have long regulated their wells. San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Delta Conservation Plan: diverting water, balancing needs Associated Press: California Water No Longer ‘Pump-As-You-Please’ After Governor Signs New Legislation Los Angeles Times: […]

Special Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Panel Releases Report on Public-Private Partnerships

PRESS RELEASE Special T&I Panel Releases Report on Public-Private Partnerships For Immediate Release: September 17, 2014 Contact: Jim Billimoria, Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 Washington, DC – The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3 Panel) today released its final report and recommendations on how to balance the needs of the public and private […]

ACWA Legislative Advisory: Groundwater Bills Signed by Governor Brown

Sept. 16, 2014 Groundwater Bills Signed by Governor Brown A three-bill package aimed at advancing sustainable groundwater management throughout California was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown today. The legislation, known as the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, provides a framework for the improved management of groundwater supplies by local authorities. The bills also provide […]

Instant Analysis of Today’s September FOMC Statement

Instant Analysis of Today’s September FOMC Statement Confusion reigns as the Fed appears to be over communicating. The more hawkish dot-plot forecast on the Fed fund target rate doesn’t jive with cut in the GDP growth outlook and dovish official statement. There was something for everyone in today’s FOMC meeting materials: the statement, summary of […]

Reminder: Water Production Data for August Due to State Board on Sept. 15

ACWA Regulatory Advisory Sept. 11, 2014 Reminder: Water Production Data for August Due to State Board on Sept. 15 Urban water suppliers serving more than 3,000 connections or supplying more than 3,000 acre-feet of water annually are required to submit the next round of monthly water production data to the State Water Resources Control Board […]

Employment Opportunity in Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point California

Job Title: Administrative Manager II (Operations Manager) Closing Date/Time: Fri. 09/26/14 11:59 PM Pacific Time Salary:     $35.47 – $63.04 Hourly $2,837.60 – $5,043.20 Biweekly $6,148.13 – $10,926.93 Monthly $73,777.60 – $131,123.20 Annually     Job Type: Full-Time Regular Location: Dana Point Harbor, California Additional information about the positing and how to apply is […]

California Water & Drought News for September 16, 2014

SCPR: Gov. Brown’s Delta water diversion project gets bashed in Washington San Francisco Chronicle: California drought: Dramatic before-and-after photos Breitbart News: California Lawmakers Aim to Turn Off Groundwater Faucet for First … Water World: Major CA groundwater storage project for drought, emergencies … Redwood Times: Water usage dropped in urban areas ABC News: Governor Signs First California Groundwater Rules

Energy News for September 16, 2014

Reuters: Sources: 2 condensate export shipments to be sent to Europe, South Korea this month Oil & Gas Journal: Exec: U.S. unconventional development can help meet rising global energy demand Associated Press: Fracking is not at fault for water contamination, study finds CNBC: U.S. should repeal crude exports ban, Hess CEO says Fuel Fix: House to vote on consolidated energy […]

EBMUD Job Opportunities for the Week of September 15, 2014

California Water & Drought News for September 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee: California poised to restrict groundwater pumping KQED Science: Why More Trees in the Sierra Mean Less Water for California Think Progress: California Rice Farmers Rent Crucial ‘Pop-Up’ Wetlands For … Breitbart News: Drought Drying up Eel River to Record Low Levels The Guardian: Alarm as almond farms consume California’s water Los Angeles Register: Conservation project aims to capture rainwater, […]