California Water News for January 18, 2018

KQED News: Why Have More People Died in the Mudslides Than in the Thomas Fire? CNN: Lawsuit claims utility caused massive fire that made mudslides disastrous LA Times: Big storm expected to dump heavy snow in Sierra Nevada North Hollywood Patch: Massive Project To Clean North Hollywood Groundwater Gets Started Sacramento Bee: ‘Culture of corruption’ cited as Oroville sues state […]

California Water News for January 17, 2018

LA Times: As Montecito cleanup continues, a search for where to dump thousands of tons of mud Sacramento Bee: Three fresh storms aimed at Sacramento, Sierra NBC News: Montecito homeowners sue utilities, alleging negligence before deadly mudslide CBS LA: California Governor Considers One-Tunnel Water Plan NY Times: Identifying the Causes of the California Mudslides NY Times: California Today: Lessons From Montecito’s […]

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California Water News for January 16, 2018

Associated Press: Future floods will be in mind as California town rebuilds Mother Jones: Scientists Are Getting Way Better at Forecasting. It Could Change How We Deal With Droughts Los Angeles Times: Op-Ed Another lesson from Montecito — even in semi-arid Southern California, we need flood insurance CalMatters: Walters: Forensic report confirms Oroville Dam lapses Sacramento Bee: Take a captivating […]

California Water News for January 12, 2018

Sacramento Bee: What the Oroville Dam debacle should teach engineers and experts, and the rest of us Santa Ynez Valley News: Santa Barbara area ocean waters closed due to bacteria levels Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Southern California mudslide takes lives of elderly, young; 5 missing Capitol Weekly: Amid rains and mudslides, drought concern remains Gustine Press-Standard: Recycled water flowing to Del Puerto district ag […]

Cancellation Notice: WETA Board of Directors Meeting, Thursday, January 11, 2018

WETA Board of Directors Meeting Cancellation Notice  The Thursday, January 11 meeting of the WETA Board of Directors has been cancelled. The next Board of Directors meeting has not yet been scheduled.  Upcoming meeting dates and agendas will be posted on the WETA Board of Directors page at least 72 hours prior to meetings.

California Water News for January 11, 2018

Sacramento Bee: After Oroville disclosures, embattled California water agency names new director Los Angeles Times: A way to break the terrifying pattern of fire and flood New York Times: When You’ve Seen Fire and You’ve Seen Rain, Expect Mudslides ABC2 News: California’s Devastating Mudslides Are A Product Of Historic Wildfires Associated Press: 17 dead in California mudslides, more than a dozen missing Natural […]

California Water News for January 10, 2018

LA Times: Death toll from slides rises to 15 with daybreak air rescues set to begin in Montecito KPCC: How do you know if your home is at risk from mudflows? SF Gate: 2017 was costliest year ever in U.S. for weather, climate disasters LA Times: Sudden, unstoppable and deadly: Mudslides bring destruction with nowhere to hide LA Times: About […]

California Water News for January 9, 2018

Time Magazine: Thousands Evacuated From California Wildfire Areas Amid Flash Flood Fears Sacramento Bee: First big winter storm reaches California. Here’s what it means for the water year LA Times: Big snows come to California — finally — ahead of long holiday weekend Modesto Bee: Winter storms produce ‘atmospheric river,’ needed rain for the Modesto area NBC LA: Maps: Wildfire […]

California Water News for January 8, 2018

LA Times: Evacuations ordered below Santa Barbara burn zones as area braces for rainstorm LA Times: Rains finally arrive, bringing new danger in California’s vast fire zones Sacramento Bee: Final verdict on Oroville Dam: ‘Long-term systemic failure’ OC Register: California burn areas brace for rain, possible mudslides LA Times: The delta smelt heads for extinction, marking a half-century of failed […]