California Water & Drought News for September 30, 2014

Fox 40 Sacramento: Water Year 2014 Ends Tomorrow as One of the Driest Ever Los Angeles Times: California drought and climate warming: Studies find no clear link San Jose Mercury News: Study: California drought linked to greenhouse gases, climate change RT: California drought may leave entire communities with no water in 2 months Stanford News: Causes of California drought linked […]

Request for Temporary Modification to San Joaquin River Flows during October

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. Click here to view a request from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to temporarily modify the San Joaquin River flow requirements during October pursuant to a Temporary Urgency Change Petition.  The Executive Director expects to act on this request in the near term.  For additional […]

Stakeholder Meetings #2 and #3 of the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley (5). Based on the availability of potential participants, the next two public meetings for the Pyrethroids TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment project have been scheduled. Please click on the links to the meeting notices below for full details. Stakeholder Meeting #2: Thursday […]

ACWA 2014 Fall Conference & Exhibition Brochure and Agenda Now Available for Download

ACWA 2014 Fall Conference & Exhibition Brochure & Agenda Now Available for Download! ACWA’s 2014 Fall Conference & Exhibition will take place December 2-5 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego. As the premier gathering place for water leaders to address the future of California water, conference attendees include opinion leaders, elected public agency board […]

ACWA Informational Materials on the 2014 Water Bond – Proposition 1

The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) has prepared a compliation of informational materials on the 2014 Water Bond – Proposition 1. Please find links to these informational materials below: What’s in 2014 Water Bond Proposition 1 – Infographic  2014 Water Bond Toolkit Fact Sheet  List of Proposition 1 Supporters

California Water & Drought News for September 29, 2014

Associated Press: California’s water agencies look to budget water Associated Press: California’s Crop Harvest Much Smaller Than Usual Weather Notebook: California wildfires threaten more water woes in drought-stricken state San Francisco Examiner: Water conservation very likely in 2015 The Modesto Bee: Farm Beat: Meeting will explore water conservation Ukiah Daily Journal: California Focus: Ground water rules: too late and far too […]

2014 Water Bond Toolkit No. 2 Now Available

Sept. 26, 2014 2014 Water Bond Toolkit No. 2 Now Available ACWA has prepared a second member toolkit with additional tools for educating audiences about Proposition 1. This kit includes a checklist of suggested actions to take locally, a new fact sheet on Proposition 1 with pro and con arguments, a Proposition 1 supporters list, […]

California Water & Drought News for September 26, 2014

Los Angeles Times: Drought has 14 communities on the brink of waterlessness Eureka Times Standard: Klamath dam owner allots water to feds for drought mitigation The Daily Progress: FRESH & LOCAL: Who gets California’s remaining water?  Santa Clarita Valley Signal: Governor signs stormwater capture bill  Calaveras Enterprise: State report: Sierra forests in bad shape The San Luis Obispo Tribune: County could […]

BCDC Commission Meeting Notice for October 2, 2014

BCDC has posted on its website ( the Revised Commission Meeting Notice for October 2, 2014, information about BCDC, the Bay, and other issues relevant to the Commission at

Notice of WETA Board of Directors Meeting, Thursday, October 2, 2014

WETA Board Meeting Thursday, October 2, 2014 The next San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the WETA offices located at Pier 9, Suite 111 on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA. The meeting agenda and Board packet are available […]