California Drought and Water News for June 10, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Northern California leaders frame their position on water bond Associated Press: Newspaper: San Francisco Bay Area not meeting governor’s water conservation goals Reuters: Northern California leaders ask for help in drought Sacramento Bee: Viewpoints: California can expand its water supply Los Angeles Times: Drought and doubt over Congress’ dusty solutions Imperial Valley News: Supporting Western Governors As They Deal […]

California Drought and Water News for June 9, 2014

Orange County Register: Water bill with California impacts expected to be signed into law Sacramento Bee: There’s nothing like a drought to make everyone care even more than usual about water, and the water bond-centric conversation  The Tribune: Ventura County eco group buys land to save water The Republic: San Francisco Bay Area not meeting governor’s […]

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment and Notice of Public Hearing and Adoption Meeting

State Water Resources Control Board: At the link below, please find a Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment and Notice of Public Hearing and Adoption Meeting on the Draft Resolution Approving a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Exceptions to the Statewide Implementation Policy and the California Ocean Plan for Drinking Water System Discharges and Draft Statewide General […]

Letters Needed on ACWA-Supported Water Bond Principles

June 6, 2014 Letters Needed on ACWA-Supported Water Bond Principles Final Vehicle Expected to Emerge for Vote after State Budget Passes  The next four weeks will be critical to the success of a water bond in 2014. Legislative leaders in both the Assembly and Senate are now engaging in the water bond discussion, and negotiations […]

California Drought and Water News for June 6, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle: Sierra rises, quakes erupt as Central Valley aquifer drained Capital Public Radio: California Officials Developing Framework for ‘Sustainable’ Groundwater Management Los Angeles Times: Poll finds little support for drought spending despite broad awareness San Francisco Chronicle: Report: El Niño not likely to be drought-buster California Water Blog: Beyond bonds: Funding the Governor’s Water Action Plan National […]

EPA, Water Authorities, Western States Challenge Remand of Water Transfer Rule

EPA, Water Authorities, Western States Challenge Remand of Water Transfer Rule By John Herzfeld | June 04, 2014 07:44PM ET June 4 (BNA) — Appeals have been filed by the Environmental Protection Agency, water authorities, western states and other defendants opposing a federal district court’s remand of a rule exempting water transfers from Clean Water […]

California Drought and Water News for June 5, 2014

Associated Press: Water wars during California drought? Ceres Courier: More than farmers taking a hit in drought Capital Public Radio: California Water Board Streamlines Process To Use Treated Wastewater Take Part: California’s Water Crisis Is Getting Worse. Can Satellite Policing Help? E&E: After summer fires, El Niño could bring severe flooding to the West Sierra Sun Times: California Farm Bureau Federation […]

California Drought and Water News for June 4, 2014

 NBC  Bay Area: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Considers Mandatory Water Rationing Merced Sun-Star: Merced Irrigation District growers to receive increased water supply Fresno Bee: EDITORIAL: It’s high time California manages groundwater TakePart: California’s New Water Crisis  

California Drought and Water News for June 3, 2014

Fresno Bee: Drought-related costs will climb after heavy groundwater pumping CBS Sacramento: Food Assistance Available In Counties Hardest Hit By California Drought Capital Press: More stop-diversion orders issued in California Home Town Station: Do You Have Enough Water Stored For Emergencies? RFDTV: Drought further threatens nation’s ‘endangered’ rivers Stockton Record: When the levee broke: In 10 years since devastating […]

State Water Resources Control Board: June 3, 2014 Board Meeting

The State Water Resources Control Board will be holding its Board Meeting on June 3, 2014. Below please find the agenda and other supporting materials for the Board Meeting. June 3, 2014 SWRCB Board Meeting Agenda Revised Agenda as of May 28, 2014 Change Sheet #1 for Item 5 (Recycled Water Use) at the June 3, […]