California Water & Drought News for August 13, 2014

The Associated Press: California water bond spending at a glance Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown, legislative leaders meet on California water bond San Francisco Chronicle: California drought: San Francisco puts caps on watering Sacramento Bee: Dan Walters: New water bond may be close, but it’s not fully cooked yet Sacramento Bee: Chances are that sometime Wednesday […]

Governor, Legislative and Other Leaders Review Proposed Water Bond Framework

Aug. 12, 2014Governor, Legislative and Other Leaders Review Proposed Water Bond FrameworkToday, Gov. Jerry Brown hosted a meeting with Senate President pro Tem Darrel Steinberg, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Sen. Fran Pavley, Sen. Lois Wolk and Assembly Member Anthony Rendon. ACWA Executive Director Timothy Quinn and other leaders from the business, labor and agricultural sectors […]

Mandatory outdoor watering restrictions in effect for EBMUD residents and businesses

Mandatory outdoor watering restrictions in effect for EBMUD residents and businesses Precautionary measures guard against another dry winter OAKLAND, August 12, 2014 — As the drought continues, East Bay Municipal Utility District customers were told today to comply with new mandatory statewide watering restrictions. Effective immediately, EBMUD customers must: Limit watering of outdoor landscapes to two […]

ACWA Regulatory Advisory: Urban Water Suppliers Must Meet SWRCB Aug. 15 Deadline

State Water Board Opens Online Reporting Portal for Water Production Data Urban Water Suppliers Must Meet Aug. 15 DeadlineThe State Water Resources Control Board issued the following statement Aug. 11 that outlines the protocol for submitting water production data as required under new emergency regulations:    Dear Urban Water Supplier;As you are probably aware, the State […]

Governor Brown Signs Legislation, Issues Statement on Water Bond Developments

Governor Brown Signs Legislation, Issues Statement on Water Bond Developments – SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement after signing legislation to extend the deadline to place a new water bond on the November ballot and renumber the Rainy Day Fund ballot measure: – “Today’s legislative action provides additional time […]

California Water & Drought News for August 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Water bond deadline looming; California lawmakers float $7.195 billion proposal San Francisco Chronicle: Legislature extends deadline for water bond revision San Francisco Chronicle: California’s invisible reservoirs The Examiner: Leaks contribute to drought, but water conservation to be “new normal” for California Contra Costa Times: Water bond: Gov. Jerry Brown and Legislative leaders float […]

California Water & Drought News for August 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times: State considers historic shift in groundwater policy Bloomberg BusinessWeek: California Drought Transforms Global Food Market Sacramento Bee: AM Alert: Is this the week California gets a new water bond? Sacramento Bee: Dan Walters: As clock ticks, chances for water bond fade Capital Public Radio: Storage, Tunnels Clog Water Bond Talks As Deadline Nears Los Angeles Times: Senate […]

2014 Assessment of the Efficacy, Availability, and Environmental Impacts of Ballast Water Treatment Technologies for Use in California Waters

At the August 15, 2014 meeting of the California State Lands Commission, the agenda will include consideration for approval of the Legislative Report titled “2014 Assessment of the Efficacy, Availability, and Environmental Impacts of Ballast Water Treatment Technologies for Use in California Waters.” Follow the link below to read the draft report in its entirety.  2014 […]

Agenda for the August 19, 2014 Board Meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board: Click here to view the agenda for the August 19, 2014 Board Meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board. 

California Water & Drought News for August 8, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Well water levels drop dramatically on UC Davis campus  Los Angeles Times: El Niño relief for drought-stricken California? Chances slip to 65% CNBC: California drought can’t stop bottled water industry Huffington Post: How California’s Historic Drought Is Threatening The Marijuana Industry Fresh Plaza: US (CA): UC survey analyzing drought’s impact on county citrus San Jose Mercury News: Mercury News […]