Meeting Material Available: Proposed Basin Plan Amendments to Establish a Region-wide Salt and Nitrate Control Program

  The hearing Agenda and Meeting Material (including Response to Public Comments) are now available for the 31 May/1 June 2018 Central Valley Water Board Public Hearing to consider Adoption of proposed Basin Plan Amendments to Establish a Region-wide Salt and Nitrate Control Program.   The hearing will be held at the following Board meeting: […]

Water News for May 21, 2018

Water Deeply: Five Things to Know About Water Bonds on Upcoming California Ballots Los Angeles Times: Del Mar considers unpopular ‘planned retreat’ strategy due to rising sea level Water Deeply: Innovative Water Storage Projects Aid Wildlife, Salmon and Fishing Jobs Appeal Democrat: Sites Reservoir officials: $1 billion falls short of hopes Oroville Mercury Register: Editorial: […]

Water News for May 17, 2018

Western Farm Press: Supply, demand key to balancing valley’s water needs Water Deeply: How Much Water Should California Cities Use? New Data Could Help KQED Science: Yearlong Bay ‘Challenge’ Ends with Lofty Plans for Staving Off Sea Level Rise PPIC: The Yuba Accord: A Model for Water Management Red Green and Blue: Opinion: California ramming […]

Water News for May 16, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Ban on Delta tunnels lawsuits slips into federal spending plan Maven’s Notebook: SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT: Can California successfully integrate groundwater and surface water under SGMA? Water Deeply: Hemp Legalization Poised to Transform Agriculture in Arid West NRDC: Who’s Afraid of Litigation Challenging the Delta Tunnels? Maven’s Notebook: Congressman John Garamendi Slams Efforts to […]

Agenda for May 24, 2018 Port of Oakland Board Meeting

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CASA Connects Water and Wastewater Updates for May 15, 2018

  U.S. Senate Moves Water Infrastructure Legislation Forward Last week, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works released an initial draft of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, formerly referred to as the Water Resources Development Act. The biennial legislation has bipartisan support with senior leadership of the committee sponsoring. Committee hearings took place […]

Energy News for May 15, 2018

Reuters: Arctic oil ‘undrillable’ amid global warming: U.N.’s ex-climate chief The Guardian: Investors urge fossil fuel firms to shun Trump’s Arctic drilling plans The New York Times: Shell Spreads Its Bets Around as It Prepares for a Greener Future Reuters: Investors see big oil surge, but physical markets suggest caution Law360: 4 Things To Watch […]

Water News for May 15, 2018

Maven’s Notebook: State Water Contractors Announce Formation of Joint Powers Authority for California WaterFix Water Deeply: Facing Climate and Water Pressures, Farmers Return to Age-Old Practice Business Wire (press release): Metropolitan Board Chairman’s Statement on Formation of California WaterFix Design and Construction Authority Department of Water Resources: Formation of Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority and […]

Water News for May 10, 2018

Press Democrat: Gathered in Santa Rosa, officials proclaim new level of wildfire danger Washington Post: Precipitation whiplash and climate change threaten California’s freshwater Lake Tahoe News: Hazardous chemical spills into Carson River in Alpine County, closes highways, forces evacuations Action News Now: Phase Two of Construction Begins at Oroville Dam Arizona Daily Star: Risk of […]

2019 Sediments Conference: Abstracts Due June 29

    Abstracts Due June 29, 2018 The Call for Abstracts is now available. Please review the abstract format/content requirements and the tentative technical topic list, then submit your abstract to be included in the multilevel review that will begin in July 2018.   Major Topic Areas Not an exhaustive list, abstracts are welcome on all relevant topics. ·     […]