California Water & Drought News for September 2, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Conservation conundrum: Water use varies greatly across California Associated Press: Lawmakers pass first California groundwater rules Los Angeles Times: Chance of ‘megadrought’ in U.S. Southwest now 50%, study concludes Bloomberg News: Drought forces big changes among California growers NBC Los Angeles: California Drought Threatens Nation’s Most Productive Farming Valley Washington Post: Five myths about California’s drought San Jose Mercury […]

Legislature Approves Final Groundwater Package

ACWA Legislative Update: August 29, 2014Groundwater Bills Approved by the LegislatureA three-bill package aimed at advancing sustainable groundwater management throughout California was approved by the Legislature today and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown for signature.The package of bills would enact the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and provide a framework for the improved management of groundwater supplies by […]

Energy News for September 2, 2014

Reuters: U.S. faces pressure from South Korea, Mexico to relax crude exports ban United Press International: Bakken Shale oil output drives freight-by-pipeline growth, feds say Fuel Fix: OMB begins final review of fracking rules for public lands  

August 2014 PIANC Newsletter

August 2014       For many of us the summer break has come to an end, everybody is back in the office and getting ready for many interesting events on the agenda.   In October all PIANC Delegates are expected in Paris for another ExCom and Council meeting. All Delegates involved should have received […]

September 10, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda for the San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board

This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region (2). The agenda for the September 10, 2014 Board Meeting is now available on our website at:  http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/sanfranciscobay/board_info/agenda.shtml

Notice of WETA Board of Directors Meeting: September 4, 2014

  WETA Board Meeting Thursday, September 4, 2014   Hello,   The next San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the WETA offices located at Pier 9, Suite 111 on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA. The meeting agenda and […]

August 2014 CASA Connects

Inside CASA Connects Congratulations to CASA’s New Officers and Board Members CASA Concludes Successful 59th Annual Conference, Presentations and Materials Now Available Register for the Bay Planning Coalition Energy & Water Nexus Summit Today REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: CASA to Host Two, One-Day Seminars on Funding Opportunities in the Wastewater Sector AB 371 Defeated: Bill […]

ACWA eNews for August 27, 2014

ACWA eNews for Aug. 27, 2014 in ACWA eNews   Senate Approves Groundwater Legislation Submitted by Lisa Lien-Mager on Wed, 08/27/2014 – 7:08pm Legislation aimed at advancing sustainable management of the state’s groundwater basins passed on the Senate floor late Wednesday afternoon. AB 1739 by Assembly Member Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) passed on a 26-11 vote […]

Draft Water Trail Accessibility Plan Available for Review

    SF Bay Area Water Trail Accessibility Plan – Public Draft. We are proud to announce that the Water Trail (WT) Program recently released the draft San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail Accessibility Plan for review and input. The Plan is designed to provide information on how landing and launching sites around the Bay […]

California Water & Drought News for August 27, 2014

Associated Press: Drought leaves San Joaquin Valley homes without water Associated Press: Updated: Deja vu: Irrigators ask judge to cut off water for salmon Al Jazeera America: What should California do about its drought? BBC News: California drought to worsen, Nasa predicts Davis Enterprise: A water plan for all of California Vacaville Reporter: Measure to provide clean water by Sen. Lois […]