California Drought and Water News for May 27, 2014

ABC News: California’s Flawed Water System Can’t Track Usage SF Gate: California’s drought takes center stage in D.C. Recordnet.com: Water pumping creates groundswell for regulation Daily Democrat: Congress must act to address state’s water crisis Daily Democrat: Water shortages take toll on state’s alfalfa yields Fresh Plaza: US (CA): Drought bad for citrus now, could […]

Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA): Summary of Key USACE Provisions for Ports & Harbors

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State Water Board Emergency Regulations for Curtailment of Diversions Due to Insufficient Flow for Specific Fisheries

The State Water Board approved Emergency Regulations for Curtailment of Diversions Due to Insufficient Flow for Specific Fisheries at its May 20, 21, 2014 Board meeting.  On May 23, 2014, the State Water Board staff submitted the emergency rulemaking package to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) for final approval. The OAL submittal is available […]

ACWA News for May 23, 2014 Available Online

The May 23 issue of ACWA News is now available online. This issue looks back at the 2014 ACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition on May 6-9. Nearly 1,700 local and state water leaders from throughout California gathered in Monterey to explore topics ranging from drought to sustainable groundwater management to reducing the amount of water […]

California Drought and Water News for May 23, 2014

The Fresno Bee: Senate passes California drought-relief bill The Sacramento Bee: Video simulation captures scale of Delta tunnel project SF Gate: The coast is clear: Water good at most Bay Area beaches Valley Public Radio: U.S. Senate Passes Emergency Drought Relief Act The Sacramento Bee: California drought will hit cost of rice hardest San Francisco […]

California Drought and Water News for May 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times: Boxer wins GOP help in bid to boost funds for L.A., Long Beach ports McClatchy DC:  Feinstein’s anti-drought bill may face rough waters in House Los Angeles Times: Severe drought leads to dying lawns at state Capitol Orange County Register: Drought relief moves on Senate’s fast track Miami Herald: Feinstein’s anti-drought bill […]

California Drought and Water News for May 21, 2014

Los Altos Town Crier: Greywater Seminar Brings Recycling Home Daily Democrat: House OKs $12 Billion Water Bill That Benefits California SF Gate: Does San Francisco Even Know There’s a Drought? California Water Blog: Severe Drought Impacts to Central Valley Agriculture Forecast This Year Sacramento Bee: House Authorizes $1 Billion Project for Natomas Levees KTVU: Scientists […]

Friant Water Authority Files Litigation Against US Bureau of Reclamation

California Drought and Water News for May 20, 2014

Bloomberg News: California Drought Losses Half of Estimate on Farmer Groundwater Capital Press: State may curtail diversions from Calif. creeks California Water Blog: Severe drought impacts to Central Valley agriculture forecast this year Sacramento Bee: AM Alert: California water board considers drought cutbacks Reuters: California drought will cost thousands of farm jobs: study LA Times: Drought […]

California Water and Drought News for May 19, 2014

The Liberty Voice: California Drought Greatly Affecting Wildlife SFGate: Feinstein: Environmentalists no help on California drought Liberty Voice: California Viticulture Hit Hard by Drought The Modesto Bee: North Valley gets more water at expense of south California Economic Summit: Phil Isenberg says knowing who pays for your water could help end California’s water wars The […]