Today’s Drought-Related News

KQED: Drones – the Newest Water-Saving Tool for Parched Farms San Jose Mercury News: EBMUD drought plan: Voluntary savings plus new emergency supply NPR: California’s Drought Ripples Through Businesses, Then to Schools SFGate: Long vanished salmon returned to the San Joaquin San Francisco Examiner/Associated Press: California Farmers to Get More Water  

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 – […]

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 […]

May 6, 2014 Board Workshop on temporary modifications to SWP and CVP water right requirements

Please be advised that the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) is tentatively planning to hold a workshop on May 6, 2014, on a Temporary Urgency Change Petition (TUCP), and subsequent requests for modification, filed by the California Department of Water Resources and United States Bureau of Reclamation (collectively referred to as Petitioners) […]

ACWA eNews for April 16, 2014

  ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events. Sustainable Groundwater Management Explored at Workshop California water leaders explored proposals to strengthen groundwater management throughout the state on Wednesday during a workshop that drew a broad spectrum of stakeholders and focused on supplying local agencies with the tools to manage local […]

Today’s Drought-Related News

California Water Blog: UC Drought Summit, April 25: Managing Water Scarcity in California My MotherLode.com: Feinstein Scales Back Water Bill  The Fresno Bee: California Must Address Groundwater Pumping

E&E Daily: Dems introduce bill to expand Calif. reservoir; Feinstein stumps for wider drought bill

From E&E Daily   WATER: Dems introduce bill to expand Calif. reservoir; Feinstein stumps for wider drought bill  (Friday, April 11, 2014) Debra Kahn, E&E reporter   Amid California’s continuing drought, House Democrats introduced a bill yesterday to expand a reservoir in the San Francisco Bay Area to supply the region with water from the […]

2014 Resources Roundtable: California in Drought – April 18

Mercury News editorial: California should embrace breakthrough on groundwater protection

Mercury News editorial: California should embrace breakthrough on groundwater protection In a remarkable turn of events, California’s devastating drought could produce one of the state’s biggest environmental breakthroughs in decades. Lawmakers need to seize the moment and enact groundwater management legislation to halt the draining of the aquifer under the state’s most fertile farmland, a […]

ACWA: Support Letters Needed for Assembly Natural Resources Committee

April 10, 2014   ACWA-Sponsored Bill on Recycled Water Pipeline Projects Headed for Hearing Support Letters Needed for Assembly Natural Resources Committee The Assembly Natural Resources Committee will soon consider AB 2417, ACWA-sponsored legislation that would cut red tape for local communities to install, maintain and operate recycled water pipelines, also known as “purple pipes.” Authored […]