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 […]

California Water News for February 8, 2018

Los Angeles Times: California moves ahead with one delta tunnel, scaling back ambitious water delivery project Mother Jones: California Needs a Ton of Snow, ASAP Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown officially downsizes Delta tunnel plan. But can he sell one tunnel? Maven’s Notebook: NRDC renews motion for immediate continuance of Cal Water Fix hearings in light of anticipated changes to […]

California Water News for February 7, 2018

The Chico Enterprise: Federal government unsure whether it will pay for Oroville Dam spillway repairs MAVEN’S NOTEBOOK: DWR to invest millions in groundwater sustainability for Disadvantaged Communities and local agencies Arian Aghajanzadeh: Why Silicon Valley should take ag tech more seriously Appeal Democrat: Sites Authority has work to do in its pitch for Prop. 1 funding Orange County Register: Water […]

California Water News for February 6, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Editorial: California’s great Sierra forest are dying. We all have a stake in saving them. Bay Area News Group: What’s the chance for a ‘normal’ rain year now? Grim, if history is a gauge Water Deeply: Robotics, Artificial Intelligence Make Headway in the Water Industry KQED: Could Oil Firms Be Forced to Pay for Climate Change? California […]