Save Our Water to Launch “Californians Don’t Waste” Media Campaign

April 30, 2014   Save Our Water to Launch “Californians Don’t Waste’ Media Campaign   This week Save Our Water is launching its statewide ‘Californians Don’t Waste’ paid media campaign to bring awareness and education to Californians on how to save water every day, aiming to capture Californians’ spirit in tackling the worst drought in […]

State Water Board: Revised Notice of Meeting to Consider Adoption of General Order for Recycled Water Use

Below in PDF is a Revised Notice of Public Meeting to Consider Adoption of a General Order for Recycled Water Use. Revised Notice on Recycled Water  

Today’s California Drought-Related News

Newsmax: Officials: Pot Growers Worsening California’s Drought Napa Valley Register: Napa architect helps invent storm water protection system for wineries UC Davis: UC summit: Learning to live with drought Epoch Times: El Nino 2014: New Study Links California Drought to Global Warming Capitol Public Radio: Farmers Forecasting Less Rice, Higher Prices Because of Drought NPR: […]

From the PPIC- Drought Watch: Essential Elements for a Water Bond

Drought Watch: Essential Elements for a Water Bond Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak April 24, 2014 This is part of a continuing series on the impact of the drought. “In both houses of the California Legislature, multiple versions of a new water bond are being amended and debated to make the June deadline for replacing the […]

Today’s California Drought-Related News

Capitol Public Radio: Food Banks Feeling the Drought The Packer: California drought order leaves citrus uncertain Salon: California’s record drought just got a lot more serious  NBC Bay Area: San Francisco’s Sutro Reservoir Gets Seismic Safety Upgrades Turlock City News: Cannella to Support Water Bond Proposals, Despite Defeat of Bill Reuters: Soft delta soil could […]

CQ Roll Call: Feinstein Struggles to Move Drought Aid

CQ NEWS April 28, 2014 – 7:59 a.m. Feinstein Struggles to Move Drought Aid By Philip Brasher, CQ Roll Call Supermarket shoppers could be feeling the impact of California’s severe drought into 2015 and beyond, but getting congressional assistance to the state’s farmers  is proving as hard as finding spare water in the San Joaquin […]

Notice of Public Meeting and Notice of Intent from the State Water Board

Below in PDF: Notice of Public Meeting and Notice of Intent to Consider Approval of a Negative Declaration and Adoption of a General Order for Recycled Water Use Notice of Public Meeting and Intent

California State Water Board Notice of Public Workshop: Temporary Urgency Change Petition

Below in PDF: Notice of Public Workshop – Temporary Modifications to State Water Project and Central Valley Project Water Right Requirements Related to Delta Flows and Water Quality in Response to Drought Conditions Public Workshop – Temporary Urgency Change Petition

From ACWA: Governor Issues New Executive Order on Drought Response

April 25, 2014 Governor Issues New Executive Order on Drought Response  ACWA Continues to Support Heightened Water Conservation by Member Agencies Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order today to strengthen the state’s ability to manage water and habitat effectively in drought conditions and called on all Californians to redouble their water conservation efforts. The […]

ACWA News for April 25 Available Online

With only a few days remaining until ACWA’s 2014 Spring Conference & Exhibition in Monterey on May 6-9, the association and its members continue to provide critical leadership on California’s most pressing water issues. The April 25 edition of ACWA News details ACWA’s groundbreaking recommendations for sustainably managing California’s groundwater resources. In addition, with action […]