Water Bond Off Until August

  Water Bond Off Until August   July 3, 2014   CASA Website Current News State Legislation   With no agreement on a revised Water Bond in sight, it appears discussions won’t resume until the Legislature returns from its month long summer recess which begins today and ends on August 4th. Earlier in the week, […]

California Drought and Water News for July 3, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Napa blaze underscores fire danger in drought-stricken California Sacramento Bee: California toughens enforcement of water violations Outside Live: The Next Gold Rush? Water Sacramento Bee: California toughens enforcement of water violations Reuters: California tightens water regulations as drought continues Visalia Times-Delta: State falling short on drought-relief food boxes

Agenda and Supporting Materials for the July 1st – 2nd, 2014 State Water Resources Control Board Meeting

Click here for the Agenda for the July 1-2, 2014 SWRCB Board Meeting (and click here  for information regarding Agenda Item 5).  UPDATE: Revised Agenda for July 1-2, 2014 SWRCB Board Meeting For only Item 5 the comment deadline has been extended to June 30, 2014 by 12 noon. At the links below, please find the Change Sheet […]

California Drought and Water News for July 2, 2014

Associated Press: In bone dry California, water fetching record prices as sellers cash in on drought Sacramento Bee: California struggles to manage water rights in drought Sacramento Bee: Managing our water: Tips, regulations and sources for keeping California wet Stockton Record: Regulators to weigh emergency rules that could stop some users from diverting water Reuters: California may step up enforcement […]

California Drought and Water News for July 1, 2014

Wall Street Journal: California Cities Crack Down on Water Use Daily Democrat: California drought blankets entire state; El Nino forecast dims Sacramento Bee: AM Alert: Regulators weigh emergency drought enforcement Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Drought may be taking toll on bees in Sonoma Bakersfield Californian: GARY SANGER & KEVIN DURFEE: Worst of drought still to come Wall Street Journal: California’s Drought […]

Special Water Bond Status Update

California Drought and Water News for June 30, 2014

Associated Press: Tales of California water rights holders Associated Press: State high court to decide land testing question for twin tunnels New York Times:  The Water Crisis in the West NPR: Drought Has Drillers Running After Shrinking California Water Supply PPIC: Drought Watch: Regional Solutions The Guardian: A desalination boom in California could help it deal with ‘exceptional’ drought New […]

Army Corps Chief Calls for Private Investment in Water Infrastructure

(ENR) The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers is beginning to explore the use of public-private partnerships to repair the nation’s aging infrastructure. Read more here. 

Revised Agricultural Expert Panel Agenda/Notice for July 1, 2014 Meeting

A message from the State Water Resources Control Board: At the links below, please find the Revised Agricultural Expert Panel Agenda/Notice for the July 1, 2014 Meeting both in English and Spanish. Agricultural Expert Panel Meeting #6 Agenda July 1 2014_revised Agricultural Expert Panel Meeting #6 Agenda July 1 2014 – REVISED – Spanish

Water Bond Action Expected in Coming Days

ACWA Outreach Advisory – June 27, 2014   Water Bond Action Expected in Coming Days ACWA Continues to Work for Downsized Measure that Advances Statewide Plan   With less than a week to go before the Legislature adjourns for summer recess, negotiations on a downsized water bond are in full swing and in the news. […]