California Water and Drought News for January 3, 2019

California to conduct season’s first snow survey By Sacramento Bee, 1/2/19 California Department of Water Resources Reports Current Statewide Snowpack at 71% of Normal for this Time of Year By Sierra Sun Times, 1/2/19 Five Big Things Governor Brown Did on Climate Change By Lauren Sommer, KQED, 1/3/19 Delta Tunnels, Diversity Are Focus of New […]

California Water & Drought News for January 2, 2019

Storm train to resume along US West Coast this weekend By Renee Duff, AccuWeather, 1/2/19 Winter is shrinking, Scripps study finds, posing new fire, water risks By Deborah Sullivan Brennan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12/31/18 Like Fruit, Vegetables, and Almonds? Scientists Have Bad News By Tom Philpott, Mother Jones, 1/1/19 Draft Environmental Impact Report Released for […]

California Water and Drought News for December 28, 2018

California weather remains dry. Is it too early to talk drought? By Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 12/27/18 New DWR Flood Maintenance Assistance Program Seeking Proposals By California Water News Daily, 12/27/18 The West Coast’s biggest bird oasis is dying. Will it be saved? By Alejandra Borunda, National Geographic, 12/28/18 From California budget […]

State Water Resources Control Board – AGENDA FOR JANUARY 8, 2019 BOARD MEETING

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California Water News for December 27, 2018

California’s Shasta Dam Project Could be Derailed by Salamanders By The Weather Channel, 12/27/18 From $70M grants to giant rodents: 10 Fresno-area stories that deserved more buzz By Marek Warszawski, Fresno Bee, 12/26/18 Emergency repairs to pipeline completed By Luke Harold, Beverly Press, 12/26/18 San Diego County health officials warn residents to avoid beaches due […]

Water News for December 19, 2018

Sun-Gazette: Historic agreements may ensure more reliable water supply in the Valley KCRA: Legacy and the Future: Brown talks before leaving office NPR: Giant, ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Waves Crash Into California Coast WaterWorld: EPA AWARDS FUNDING FOR DRINKING WATER, WASTEWATER PROJECTS IN CALIFORNIA, NEVADA NBC Los Angeles: Small Water Systems in LA County Struggle to Provide […]

Water News for December 18, 2018

Los Angeles Times: High-surf warnings issued as Pacific swell brings big waves to California coast Chico Enterprise-Record: Comments taken on new groundwater management boundaries Fox 5: Beach closures lifted after sewage spill Appeal Democrat: OPINION: Sites proponents have years of advocacy ahead of them to get the 500,000 acre-foot lake finally under construction San Francisco Chronicle: […]

Water News for December 17, 2018

Mercury News: Water shortages ahead? Sierra Nevada snow pack on track to shrink 79 percent, new study finds Weather Channel: Dangerous Surf Targeting the West Coast From California to Washington State NBC San Diego: International Water Investigators to Meet Over Tijuana River Valley Sewage Spill Sacramento Bee: California cedes water to feds in Delta deal […]

Water News for December 14, 2018

NBC Bay Area: California Water Board Backs Plan to Increase River Flows KTLA: 7 Southwestern States, Including California, Close to Finalizing Drought Contingency Plan KCRA: Man behind the snow pack survey set to retire California Water News Daily: UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA San Jose Inside: Anderson […]

Water News for December 13, 2018

KQED: California Adopts Landmark River Plan to Bring Back Salmon  Los Angeles Times: Climate change will bring more strong El Niños. Here’s what that means for California  Siskiyou Daily News: Trump admin proposes major rollback of water rules  Appeal Democrat: Hamilton City levee receives funding boost  Redding Record Searchlight: Westlands’ role in Shasta Dam-raising project takes a beating in Redding  San Diego Union-Tribune: Ongoing […]