California Water and Drought News for March 14, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Another Yolo Bypass fish rescue underway. Will it be the last? San Francisco Chronicle: With snow melting, Oroville managers plan to use mangled spillway Scientific American: Climate Change Complicates the Whole Dam Debate KRCRTV.COM: Hyatt Power Plant stabilizes Lake Oroville levels​ East Bay Times: Editorial: Taxpayers deserve transparency on Oroville expenses The Mercury News: Oroville Dam spillway flows to […]

California Water and Drought News for March 13, 2017

Los Angeles Times: Will California spend more on water projects? ‘It all depends on how thirsty the government is, De Leon says Sacramento Bee: Is there too much water behind Oroville Dam? Critics say Army Corps standards unsafe San Francisco Chronicle: What happened at Lake Oroville? Sacramento Bee: Feather River to see increased outflow Saturday – public warned to […]


Click here to view the notice


Click here to view the agenda

California Water and Drought News for March 10, 2017

SFGate: After near-record Northern California storms, signs of El Niño rise Los Angeles Times: Damaged Oroville Dam spillway may need to be used by next week, state officials say In Public Safety: Fear of Dam Collapse Leads to Evacuation, Anxiety KKOH: More Releases at Oroville Dam Damaged Oroville Dam spillway may reopen as water levels rise SFist: Oroville Dam Will […]

California Water and Drought News for March 9, 2017

New York Times: California Today: Why the State’s Biggest Lake Is Dying Sacramento Bee: Damaged main spillway of Oroville Dam to reopen next week Sacramento Bee: Overhaul California’s water system with 21st century flood solutions Capital Public Radio News: Lake Oroville At Highest Level In Nearly 3 Weeks, Spillway Work Continues The Mercury News: Oroville Dam: DWR says repair cost […]

California Water and Drought News for March 7, 2017

Los Angeles Times: Our wild, wet winter doesn’t change this reality — California will be short on water forever Sacramento Bee: Oroville Dam: Farmers blame sudden spillway shutoff for eroded riverbanks The Sacramento Bee​: Live Oak farmer’s devasted property along Feather River Chico Enterprise Record: Water flowing through Oroville Dam powerhouse again Chico Enterprise Record: Oroville’s Riverbend Park repairs estimated […]

State Water Resources Control Board – Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking – 1,2,3-Trichloropropane Maximum Contaminant Level – SBDDW-17-001 Click here to view the notice

Notice from the State Water Resources Control Board

Notice of Administrative Procedure Act (APA) Public Hearing, Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration, and Opportunity for Public Comment – Regarding a Proposed Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) and Supporting Regulations for 1,2,3-TRI Click here to view the notice

California Water and Drought News for March 6, 2017

Sacramento Bee: State officials temporarily shut down power plant at Lake Oroville San Francisco Chronicle: Riverbanks collapse after Oroville Dam spillway shut off Los Angeles Times: California’s reservoirs are filled with gunk, and it’s crowding out room to store water Porterville Recorder: Ignored Oroville warning raises big questions Chico Enterprise Record: Oroville Dam power plant back online Newsweek: West’s Super Floods […]