California Water and Drought News for August 31, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Is the drought killing California’s giant sequoias Los Angeles Times: How a 1930s water war between California and Arizona delayed Parker Dam San Jose Mercury News: Largest Orange County jail implements water-saving programs The San Diego Union-TribuneSoCal needs NorCal water San Francisco Chronicle: California’s doing great on water conservation but only above The Budapest Report: Water woes: […]

Updates from Friends of the San Francisco Estuary for August 2015

Updates from Friends of the San Francisco Estuary Even kids know that cutting in line isn’t fair… Current Water Updates for the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary August 2015 What’s Happening Today: CA WATER FIX PETITIONS FOR CHANGE IN WATER RIGHTS – AHEAD OF STATE BOARD’S UPDATE PROCESS DROUGHT + WATER MANAGEMENT DECISIONS = RISK OF […]

PIANC e-Newsletter for August 2015

                August 2015   For many of us, the summer holidays have come to an end and it is time to get back to work! Indeed, PIANC is facing many interesting activities in the months to come. To start with on the South American continent, there is the […]

Environmental Protection Agency Issues Response to WOTUS Rule Injunction

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the following response to last week’s injunction of the WOTUS Rule in 13 states: CWR LITIGATION STATEMENT The Clean Water Rule is fundamental to protecting and restoring the nation’s water resources that are vital for our health, environment, and economy. EPA and the Department of the Army have been […]

CASA Connects Newsletter for August 31, 2015

Join our mailing list August 31, 2015 USEPA Publishes Final Water Quality Standards Rule For the first time in over three decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has updated its federal water quality standards (WQS) regulations, which establish the parameters for designating waterbody uses and setting water quality criteria, among other things. Ultimately, these […]

WaterWire: The Next Generation – From Education to Engineering

AUG 29 2015 mobile edition WATERFRONT Q&A August 28, 2015 Meet AECOM, a Far-Reaching Hero of the Harbor  AECOM is a provider of architecture, design, engineering, and construction services to clients around the world. In the metropolitan region, AECOM deeply influences multiple waterfront projects. It is for this reason… READ MORE >> FEATURED STORY August […]

Mare Island Museum Newsletter – September 2015

Attached here is the September 2015 issue of Farragut’s Press, the newsletter of the Mare Island Museum.  In this issue you can read about wooden submarines, what life was like when serving on a submarine and how Mary Pickford, silent movie star, and Max Baer, world boxing champion, were associated with Mare Island. Remember you […]

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, Public Workshop and Adoption Meeting – Storm Water Resource Plan and Proposition 1 Funding Guidelines

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. Attached here is a Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, Public Workshop and Adoption Meeting on the Draft Storm Water Resource Plan Guidelines and Draft Proposition 1 Storm Water Grant Program Funding Guidelines.  For dates of Outreach Meetings, Public Workshop and Adoption meeting see […]

Wells Fargo Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary – August 28, 2015

Wells Fargo Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary – August 28, 2015 Markets Whipsawed, but the U.S. Economy Is Stable Fears that economic activity in China is much weaker than reported rattled global financial markets during the week. The VIX, which gauges equity market volatility, jumped to its highest level since late-2011. At the same time, […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for August 28, 2015

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION   INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE   Above Board Despite the decline in the price of crude oil over the past year, the subsea hardware market is expected to grow by 27 percent to 2019. Subsea tree installations (a subsea tree monitors and controls the production of a subsea well) numbered […]