California innovation meets China innovation at the December 3rd California’s Super Region of Innovation Event

California’s Super Region of Innovation event on Dec. 3rd in Santa Cruz Ca. will feature the products, processes, technologies and ideas that need to be implemented for successful bilateral trade and investment between China and California in the CleanTech, AgTech, MarineTech, BioTech and IT sectors. Join us for this exciting day of innovation for the […]

California Water & Drought News for November 13, 2014

Peninsula Press: For California farmers, relentless drought spells financial disaster Contra Costa Times: Planting the seeds of drought-tolerant knowledge: Community … Modesto Bee: State regulators watching, Stanislaus water leaders told Next City: Innovators Are Chasing a Cheaper Future for Desalination NBC Southern California: LADWP Tests Japanese Earthquake Resistant Water Pipes Contra Costa Times: Oakland Tribune editorial: Everyone must get involved in […]

ACWA eNews for November 12, 2014

Home › News › ACWA eNews ACWA eNews for Nov. 12, 2014 in ACWA eNews   Statewide Reservoir Levels Continue to Decline Submitted by Emily Allshouse on Wed, 11/12/2014 – 11:31am As the drought continues, California’s reservoir levels have dropped dramatically, especially in the state’s major reservoirs which currently sit at 43% of historical averages. While comparisons to the […]

California Water & Drought News for November 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times: Water conservation efforts pay off: US usage lowest in decades Capital Public Radio: Water Levels In California’s Reservoirs Continue To Drop Sacramento Bee: Drought-defying tomato harvest breaks California record Associated Press: California mayor proposes manatees for water weed $4 Million Grant Awarded to Expand San Ramon Valley Recycled … California Farm Bureau: Election results show influence of […]

Agenda for the November 18, 2014 Board Meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. Click here for the agenda for the November 18, 2014 SWRCB Board Meeting. At its November 18, 2014 Board meeting, the State Water Board will consider a resolution approving an amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay Basin to incorporate […]

California Water & Drought News for November 10, 2014

Associated Press: California hydrants become target of water thieves Los Angeles Times: Heat, drought worsen smog in California, stalling decades of progress High Country News: California’s sweeping new groundwater regulations Stockton Record: Stockton turf company working to create drought-resistant grasses Central Valley Business Times: The future of California’s drought Physics Today: Will the coming El Niño save California’s agriculture? Eureka Times […]

CASA Connects Newsletter – November 7, 2014

I November 7, 2014 In This Issue REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: CASA 2015 Winter Conference California Voters Approve Proposition 1: Water Bond 2014 California State General Election Recap 2014 Midterm Election Recap CASA Weighs in on Controversial Proposed Waters of the United States Rule CASA Hosts Free Standard Operating Procedures Workshop REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: CASA 2015 […]

ACWA News for October 7, 2014

Nov. 7, 2014 Nov. 7, 2014 ACWA News Available Online This issue covers the historic passage of Proposition 1, a water bond five years in the making. ACWA Executive Director Tim Quinn describes it as “part of an evolution in California water that opens the door to the most substantial progress in decades.” Other articles include: […]

California Water & Drought News for November 7, 2014

KTVU San Francisco: State announces $200M in emergency drought relief Associated Press: $14M to fund drought relief in Sacramento area Los Angeles Times: 201 drought maps reveal just how thirsty California has become NBC Bay Area: Pot Farmers Steal Water Amid Epic Drought Water Education Foundation: California’s water bond, a $7.5 billion ‘down payment’ KQED: New California County Fracking Bans Likely […]

California Water & Drought News for November 6, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Could desalination solve California’s water problem?  Associated Press: California’s next decision is how to spend the $7.5 billion water bond CNBC: Despite water bond, Calif drought relief elusive Guardian: Kale or fracking? Farmers and corporations fight it out for water  Public CEO: Drought Watch: What If 2015 Is Dry?  Harpers Wine & SPirit Trade Review: California’s winemakers gear up […]