California Water News for December 14, 2017

LA Times: Water loss caused Sierra Nevada to grow an inch during California drought, researchers say Sacramento Bee: Oroville Dam crisis sparked $1.2 billion in claims. State hasn’t paid a dime Reuters: After fires, Southern California faces risk of mudslides LA Times: Gov. Jerry Brown warns climate change has us ‘on the road to hell.’ California’s wildfires show he’s […]

California Water News for December 13, 2017

LA Times: Fierce fight along Santa Barbara coast as fire threat eases in Ventura Sacramento Bee: Dry weather continues in California. Time to start worrying about another drought? Washington Post: Why are California’s wildfires so historic? For starters, a diablo is at work. Live Science: What Are Pyrocumulus Clouds? California Fires Spawn Eerie Formations KQED News: Southern California Is Burning […]

California Water News for December 12, 2017

LA Times: The inferno that won’t die: How the Thomas fire became a monster OC Register: Santa Ana posts hottest temperature in the U.S., Newport Beach breaks 93-year-old heat record KQED News: State Releases Analysis of Oroville Spillway Cracks NPR: Firefighters In California Take Advantage Of Milder Winds CNN: California wildfires have destroyed 1,000 structures … and counting The New […]

California Water News for December 11, 2017

LA Times: At 230,000 acres, Thomas fire is now the fifth-largest wildfire in modern California history Daily News: There’s no rain in sight. So why is Southern California bracing for floods, mudslides? NPR: Firefighters Lose Ground On Largest Of California Fires Associated Press: New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up Daily News: Record-breaking dry conditions are making Southern […]

California Water News for December 6, 2017

LA Times: Santa Ana winds roar through Southern California, whipping fires on destructive path LA Times: NASA satellite captures raging Southern California fires from space OC Register: Wildfires raging in Southern California cap most destructive season in state history. Here’s why it’s so bad OC Register: Here’s how bad the Santa Ana winds and fire risk are going to […]

California Water News for December 5, 2017

LA Times: More than 150 structures destroyed, 27,000 people evacuated in raging Ventura wildfire KPCC: Longest and strongest Santa Ana winds bring fire danger to Southern California Associated Press & Sacramento Bee: California water districts don’t need voter approval on fees EarthFix & Crosscut: State water project could get boost from Congress The Union: NID bargains with Centennial Dam opponents […]

California Water News for December 4, 2017

LA Times: Costs soar and cracks revealed in Oroville Dam spillway, but officials say it’s ready for winter rains Times of San Diego: Weather Helped California’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop 5% Last Year SF Chronicle: King tides bring Bay Area coastal flood warnings Press Telegram: High winds, low humidity increase Southern California fire danger High Country News: After Oroville, officials […]

California Water News for December 1, 2017

Record Searchlight: State sets initial water allocation of 15%; amount likely will rise Daily Mail: Oroville Dam’s new spillway already has small cracks in it less than a MONTH after massive repair effort East Bay Times: Oroville Dam: Phase two of spillway construction may be more challenging SF Chronicle: Delta residents vent about Jerry Brown’s twin tunnels water plan […]

California Water News for November 30, 2017

Claims Journal: California Officials Says Cracks in New Oroville Spillway Don’t Pose a Threat Courthouse News Service: Environmentalists Sue to Stop Water Pipeline in Mojave Desert Red, Green and Blue: Speak out! Delta Tunnels/ Waterfix town hall comes to Walnut Grove Thursday News Wise: S&T’s Dam Simulation Program Saves Lives and Saves Taxpayers Nearly $50M Sacramento Bee: Opinion – Ivory […]

California Water News for November 29, 2017

SF Chronicle: Cracks found on Oroville Dam’s new spillway not a concern, state says NBC LA: With Winter on the Way, Most of California’s Water Reservoirs Are Looking Good SF Gate: Snow level drops to 3,000 feet in the Sierra Nevada Capital Public Radio: Higher Than Expected Number Of Chinook Salmon Return To American River Sacramento Bee: Cracks found in […]