Category: Water

New Scale Will Help Officials and Public Prepare for Atmospheric River Storms

Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) congratulates the Scripps team of researchers on the release of Atmospheric River scale (AR CAT). BPC is also a proud partner in the Bay Area AQPI project, which complements AR CAT. AQPI provides more precise local data and prediction, giving agencies, cities and emergency response personnel increased prep time for impacts. […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • January 31, 2019
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California Water and Drought News for January 31, 2019

Second snow survey to measure California water supply By Sacramento Bee, 1/30/19  Back-to-back storms will bring rain, potential for debris flows in burn areas By Hannah Fry, Los Angeles Times, 1/30/19 These eel-like fish look like horror movie monsters — and they’re back in SLO Creek By Monica Vaughan, The Tribune, 1/30/19 Why We Can’t […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • January 28, 2019
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California Water and Drought News for January 28, 2019

STATE WATER PROJECT ALLOCATIONS INCREASED TO 15 PERCENT By Lorraine Dechter, Action News Now, 1/25/19 As bankruptcy looms, PG&E will walk away from two dams it owns. What about the other 167? By Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 1/25/19 Western States Near Deadline for Colorado River Drought Plan By Felicia Fonseca, U.S. News […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • January 18, 2019
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California Water and Drought News for January 18, 2019

How much snow did the storm bring to Southern California mountains? By Laylan Connelly, Daily Bulletin, 1/17/19 Thousands of gallons of sewage released into Ventura River By Joe Buttitta, KEYT, 1/17/19 Flash Flood Warning In Camp Fire Area As Rain Pounds California From Pacific Storm By Paul Elias and John Antczak, Capital Public Radio, 1/17/19 […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • January 15, 2019
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California Water and Drought News for January 15, 2019

Gavin Newsom appoints Oakland man to lead Natural Resources Agency By Nico Savidge, Mercury News, 1/12/19 New Powerhouse Science Center Will Educate Visitors On California Water Issues By CBS Sacramento, 1/14/19 People will be saying ‘atmospheric river’ a lot on Wednesday. Here’s what that means. By Amy Graff, SFGATE, 1/14/19  Gov. Newsom proposes tax on drinking […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • January 11, 2019
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California Water and Drought News for January 11, 2019

Gavin Newsom budget calls for drinking water tax to help poor communities By Dale Kasler, Ryan Sabalow, and Alexei Koseff, Sacramento Bee, 1/10/19 Parade of Storms to Bring Soaking Rain and Feet of Snow to California Through Next Week By Chris Dolce, Weather Channel, 1/11/19 San Francisco sues state over potentially drastic water reductions By […]

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