California Water and Drought News for March 23, 2017

Wall Street Journal: California’s Central Valley Farmers Bemoan Water Allocation New York Times: From the California Sky, Measuring All That Snow Sacramento Bee: Despite Trump promise and a wet winter, California farmers don’t get … East Bay Times: Editorial: DWR’s handling of Oroville Dam crisis keeps getting worse Sacramento Bee: When it comes to roads and dams, Jerry Brown isn’t […]

California Water and Drought News for March 22, 2017

Chico Enterprise Record: Oroville Dam: How a 21st-century spillway compares to Oroville’s 1968 structure Sacramento Bee: What this week’s storms mean for California’s flood control system Chico Enterprise-Record: Oroville dam builders share insight on original construction California Ag Today: Saving Fish May Have Caused Oroville Disaster NewsBlaze: Oroville Dam Comes Close To Folding HydroWorld: Oroville Dam powerplant back on line, water […]

California Water and Drought News for March 21, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Measures save young salmon after failure of Oroville Dam spillway Sacramento Bee: Salmon evacuated from hatchery near Oroville Dam released into Feather River Capital Public Radio: California May Leave Federal Flood Insurance Program And Go It Alone LA Daily News: LA mayor declares emergency on potential aqueduct flooding due to ‘historic’ winter storms San Francisco Chronicle: Jerry […]

California Water and Drought News for March 20, 2017

Associated Press: Governor Brown Requests Presidential Declaration For Oroville Dam Spillway Los Angeles Times: With $569 million in winter storm damage, Gov. Jerry Brown asks Trump for more federal disaster help KTLA: Gov. Jerry Brown Asks Trump for More Federal Disaster Help After Brutal Winter Storms San Francisco Chronicle: Gov. Brown requests 4th federal disaster declaration for Calif. storms […]

California Water and Drought News for March 17, 2017

Associated Press: Oroville Dam Repair Crews Deal With Naturally Occurring Asbestos KRCRTV.COM: Water releases to increase at Oroville Dam Friday Gridley Herald: DWR to increase dust control measures at Oroville Spillway construction zone Oroville Mercury Register: Feather River Fish Hatchery closed to visitors due to water damage The Mercury News: Oroville Dam: Asbestos found in spillway rock; dust controls increased […]

California Water and Drought News for March 16, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Can California repair damaged Delta reservoir within 45 days? Sacramento Bee: A look at repair efforts at the Lake Oroville dam spillway this week The Mercury News: Oroville Dam: More water to run through ‘low flow’ stretch of Feather River FuelFix: Hydro power facilities are oldest power plants in the US CDFW News: Feather River Hatchery Closed Until […]

California Water and Drought News for March 15, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Just weeks after Oroville Dam crisis, damage found in another key … San Francisco Chronicle: Damage at Contra Costa County reservoir halts pumping STRATFOR: When US Dams Begin to Crack Defenders of Wildlife Blog: Floodplain Restoration East Valley Times: LaMalfa urges President Trump to help facilitate Oroville Dam spillway repair Gridley Herald: Flows to the Feather river to increase […]

California Water and Drought News for March 14, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Another Yolo Bypass fish rescue underway. Will it be the last? San Francisco Chronicle: With snow melting, Oroville managers plan to use mangled spillway Scientific American: Climate Change Complicates the Whole Dam Debate KRCRTV.COM: Hyatt Power Plant stabilizes Lake Oroville levels​ East Bay Times: Editorial: Taxpayers deserve transparency on Oroville expenses The Mercury News: Oroville Dam spillway flows to […]

California Water and Drought News for March 13, 2017

Los Angeles Times: Will California spend more on water projects? ‘It all depends on how thirsty the government is, De Leon says Sacramento Bee: Is there too much water behind Oroville Dam? Critics say Army Corps standards unsafe San Francisco Chronicle: What happened at Lake Oroville? Sacramento Bee: Feather River to see increased outflow Saturday – public warned to […]

California Water and Drought News for March 10, 2017

SFGate: After near-record Northern California storms, signs of El Niño rise Los Angeles Times: Damaged Oroville Dam spillway may need to be used by next week, state officials say In Public Safety: Fear of Dam Collapse Leads to Evacuation, Anxiety KKOH: More Releases at Oroville Dam Damaged Oroville Dam spillway may reopen as water levels rise SFist: Oroville Dam Will […]