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 […]

San Francisco Bay Joint Venture – The Bulletin Newsletter for June 6, 2016

            THE BULLETIN              timely news from the SFBJV   June 6, 2016         We love wetlands … why do you?   We think it is safe to say that all of you who receive this newsletter have a special thing for wetlands!  After all, each and every one […]

Beacon Economics California Trade Report for June 2016

LOGIN CREATE AN ACCOUNT June 2016 California Exports Slump The nominal value of California’s export trade slid lower in the latest numbers. Year-over-year growth is unlikely to return until economic conditions improve among the state’s principal foreign trading partners… Read Full Analysis Now SHARE:  Meet Our Experts Christopher Thornberg Christopher Thornberg is widely credited as […]

Plans Approved for Phase 2 of Construction and Restoration at Alviso and Ravenswood Ponds

Project plans for the next phase of restoration, public access and flood management construction at Alviso and Ravenswood ponds have been approved by the State Coastal Conservancy Governing Board. Also on May 26, in regard to Alviso/Ravenswood Phase 2 work, the Board, under the California Environmental Quality Act: Certified the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Report; Approved […]