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 […]

California Water & Drought News for August 7, 2014

Associated Press: Calif. water-bond talks hinge on money for water storage New York Times: Dry California Fights Illegal Use of Water for Cannabis  The Modesto Bee: Valley officials throw support behind larger water bond  KQED Science: El Niño Fizzle: No Relief Likely for California Drought The Guardian: Get used to toilet-to-tap water, Californians told San Jose Mercury News: Recycled water options […]

Conan O’Brien Joins the Save Our Water Effort

Conan O’Brien Joins the Save Our Water EffortSave Our Water’s efforts to raise awareness of the need for extraordinary water conservation got another celebrity boost today with iconic comedian and television talk show host Conan O’Brien and his sidekick Andy Richter joining the effort. O’Brien and Richter created a series of public service announcements to […]

California Water & Drought News for August 5, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Monsoon conditions sweeping across California bring mudslides, lightning strikes The Fresno Bee: Stockton-based water agency wins damage suit against feds Capital Public Radio: Time Running Out To Reach Water Bond Deal Los Angeles Times: California’s 1st seven months of 2014 have been its warmest on record Los Angeles Times: California needs to get a grip on its groundwater […]

California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley (5) Stakeholder Meeting — September 22, 2014

A message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley (5): Based on the availability of potential participants, the next public meeting for the Pyrethroids TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment project will be held on Monday September 22, 2014 at the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office. Click here to view the […]

California Water & Drought News for August 4, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Water bond leads agenda as California lawmakers return for final  Sacramento Bee: Drought watering regulations may leave trees high and dry San Jose Mercury News: California drought: High-bidding farmers battle in water auctions San Jose Mercury News: California drought: Santa Cruz pushes the limit with the state’s toughest water rationing laws Fresno Bee: Our View: Managing groundwater would […]

2014 Water Bond to be Priority Legislative Issue Next Week

A message from the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) —  Aug. 4, 2014 Legislature Returns Today for Final Month of Session; 2014 Water Bond to be Priority Issue This Week With the Legislature set to return from summer recess today, action on a modified 2014 water bond is expected this week. Discussions continue in […]