California Water News for February 28, 2018

Bay Area News Group: “Largest storm of the year” to bring up to 7 feet of snow to Sierra Nevada Los Angeles Times: Authorities recommend evacuations in parts of Santa Barbara County ahead of storm Sacramento Bee: Southern California water agency could vote soon on whether to bankroll Delta tunnels Fox26: Temperance Flat support team appeals water commission decision […]

California Water News for February 27, 2018

The Union: Bill beefing up dam inspections signed into law San Jose Inside: San Jose City Council to Vote on Ambitious New Climate Plan U.S. News: First of Week’s 2 Storms Hits California With Snow and Rain Construction Equipment: Videos: Oroville Spillways Phase 2 Updates  Valley Center Happenings: Our California Dams Marin Independent Journal: Marin water plant to get $400,000 seismic […]

California Water News for February 26, 2018

AccuWeather: Storms to steer needed rain, mountain snow into California this week Los Angeles Times: Authorities on alert as winter storm moves toward charred mountains in Santa Barbara County Press-Telegram: More snow and rain — enough to raise mudslide concerns — coming in next winter storm Chico Enterprise-Record: Editorial: Water bond blame belongs to legislators Sierra Sun Times: Rural County Representatives of […]

California Water News for February 22, 2018

KRCRTV.COM: DWR gives update on latest spillways construction Chico Enterprise-Record: DWR still expects feds to pay bulk of Oroville Dam spillway repair costs Sacramento Bee: California water agency gets scolded: Speed up spending billions on new reservoirs Santa Clarita Valley Signal: Republicans to water commission: Build reservoirs FOX40: Lawmakers Urge Water Commission to Fund Storage Projects Union of Grass Valley: Anti-dam activists rally in Sacramento to show […]

California Water News for February 20, 2018

Union Democrat: California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters Mercury News: Coldest temperatures of the year blanket Bay Area, with a few record lows Chico Enterprise-Record: Many of north valley’s dams are deemed high-hazard Chico Enterprise-Record: Asbestos mitigation working at Oroville Dam spillway Court Victory: 10-Year California Water Transfer Program Failed Analysis & Disclosure Daily Press: DWR: Silverwood dam closed […]

California Water News for February 16, 2018

SFGate: Why meteorologists say even a ‘Miracle March’ can’t save California’s dismally dry winter San Francisco Chronicle: Dry weather expected to persist in most of California Bloomberg: Snow-Starved California Could Face Another Drought Chico Enterprise-Record: Assemblyman James Gallagher brings group of legislators to Oroville Dam Brentwood Press: Changes to California WaterFix have opponents requesting new permit approval Water Deeply: Ninth Circuit […]

California Water News for February 15, 2018

Gilroy Dispatch: No rain may not mean a drought — yet Los Angeles Times: Even with pledges to fight global warming, you’d better brace yourself for more extreme weather Maven’s Notebook: CAL WATER FIX: Metropolitan Committee discusses the possible staged construction of the project KPCC: 5 things to know about the plan to ship water to Southern California Action […]

California Water News for February 14, 2018 State: Delta tunnels a good investment Sacramento Bee: A ‘water grab’? Southern California water agency eyes possible control of Delta tunnels project Mercury News: California drought: Water conservation slipping statewide as dry weather returns Water Online: U.S. EPA Awards $173.5M For California Drinking Water And Wastewater Projects Fact-Check: As MWD’s tunnels tab continues to increase, water deliveries could […]

California Water News for February 13, 2018

Chico Enterprise-Record: Gallagher’s dam safety bill goes to governor on evacuation anniversary San Gabriel Valley Tribune: California’s drought restrictions on wasteful water habits could be coming back — this time they’ll be permanent Water Deeply: Can New California Water Storage Projects Win State Funding? Chico Enterprise-Register: One year after the Oroville Dam spillway crisis, here’s where it stands Napa […]

California Water News for February 9, 2018

EOS: California’s Water Savings Dwindle When Drought Fears Subside San Francisco Chronicle: How dry is this winter? Sierra snowpack on pace to shatter record low of 2015 Bay Area News Group: Bay Area Weather: Heat records fall for eighth day in a row MAVEN’S NOTEBOOK: Cal Water Fix hearing update Sacramento Bee: Brown tried to smooth the way for Delta […]