CalDesal April Newsletter

CalDesal April Newsletter  Welcome to our newsletter!       Bureau of Reclamation Seeks Proposals through Desalination and Water Purification Research Funding Opportunity Announcement       WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking proposals from universities, water utilities, private industry and others to address a broad range of desalting and water purification needs. Reclamation is […]

San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Bulletin

  SAN FRANCISCO BAY JOINT VENTURE – BULLETIN Hamilton Wetlands SF Bay Living Shorelines Yosemite Slough South Bay Salt Ponds  Sears Point Invasive Spartina Treatment Bahia Napa Sonoma Marshes Breuner Marsh Hamilton Wetlands Haire Property Acquisition     LINKS WE LIKE   BAY AREA AUDIO TOURS   SFBAYJV WEBSITE   PODCASTS     FOR THE […]

Pacific Gas & Electric Spring Newsletter

Spring Edition | Spring 2014 Oakland’s Fairyland Park Celebrates Arbor Day with Help from PG&E   PG&E joined members of the community in sponsoring and celebrating Arbor Day on March 14th at Children’s Fairyland Park in Oakland. The event focused on the importance of trees in the urban ecosystem as volunteers planted new trees throughout […]

Support Letters Needed on ACWA-Supported Water Bond Bills

Support Letters Needed on ACWA-Supported Water Bond Bills Hearings Set in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee and Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee  With action heating up on a modified water bond for the 2014 ballot, ACWA is actively supporting two bills expected to be heard April 29 in two different committees. The bills – […]

CASA-Supported Statewide Drug Take-Back Legislation On Hold

  CASA SUPPORTED STATEWIDE DRUG TAKE-BACK LEGISLATION ON HOLD     April 17, 2014   CASA Website Current News State Legislation         State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson announced this week that, due to a lack of support among members of the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee, she is shelving her SB […]

Today’s Drought-Related News

The Sacramento Bee: Water Question: How is the drought affecting hydroelectric production? Sierra Sun Times: California Drought Plan Omits Allocations for Farm Water Wall Street Journal: Attention Shoppers- Fruit and Vegetable Prices are Rising LA Times: California to set chromium limit for drinking water supplies The Sacramento Bee: Field Poll: Drought Responses Split California The Sacramento […]

CDPH Releases Final Chromium-6 Regulation Package

April 15, 2014   CDPH Releases Final Chromium-6 Regulation Package Nation’s First Drinking Water Standard for Hexavalent Chromium to Take Effect as Early as July 1 The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today released the final proposed regulation package for chromium-6, setting the stage for the nation’s first drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium […]

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Donates Easement to Extend Bay Trail Access at Point Molate

  Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Donates Easement to Extend Bay Trail Access at Point Molate    Public access on the San Francisco Bay Trail at Point Molate Beach Park will now be extended thanks to a recreational trail easement donated by Chevron U.S.A.   The approximate one-mile easement will provide unprecedented multi-use public trail access along the […]

Fierce Energy: Legacy of technology innovation could sustain CA water future

Legacy of technology innovation could sustain CA water future April 14, 2014 | By Barbara Vergetis Lundin   California’s sustainable water future would be achieved through a system management approach utilizing innovations in science, technology and management, according to a report from the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST), conducted at the request of a […]

Changing Tide Newsletter from the California Clean Boating Network Now Available

        Please check the 2014 Spring  issue of the Changing Tide Newsletter at: http://www.dbw.parks.ca.gov/PDF/CleanGreen/ct-spring_2014.pdf The Changing Tide newsletter is the publication of the California Clean Boating Network (CCBN) and it is presented by The Bay Foundation, State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) and California Coastal Commission’s Boating Clean and Green […]