Posts from California Land Use & Development Law Report for 04/02/2018

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Water News for April 3, 2018

Los Angeles Times: Metropolitan Water District backs away from plan to finance both delta tunnels Sacramento Bee: The Sierra snowpack has gotten bigger, but that was no ‘March miracle Bay City News:  ‘Pineapple Express’ threatens 4 inches of rain Water Deeply: After Deadly Wildfire, a New Problem for Santa Rosa: Contaminated Water Sacramento Bee: Water […]

Water News for April 2, 2018

KPCC: Californians go back to wasting as much water as before the drought Sacramento Bee: Worn out by drought, people still can use water wisely Department of Water Resources: DWR To Conduct Season’s Fourth Manual Snow Survey Today Los Angeles Times: Opinion: The Sierra Nevada snowpack will be 64% smaller by the end of this […]

Water News for March 30, 2018

Associated Press: Drought expands across Southwestern US New York Times: Biggest Threat to Humanity? Climate Change, U.N. Chief Says Sacramento Bee: Editorial: Finally, some common-sense moves on California wildfires The Press: Updates on WaterFix: State Water Resources Control Board continues hearings  Oroville Mercury Register: Fire and water: Thermalito Powerplant getting ready to run again. Maven’s […]

Water News for March 29, 2018

PPIC: How Oroville Is Changing Dam Safety in California Water Deeply: Report: Half of the West’s Rivers Altered by Development, Diversions The Malibu Times: March Storms Dump Water, but California’s Drought Presses On CA Natural Resources Agency: WaterFix Design Refinements Proposed To Minimize Impacts, Improve Performance and Reduce Costs Maven’s Notebook: CA WATER POLICY CONFERENCE: […]

Water News for March 26, 2018

San Luis Obispo Tribune: Weather forecast for the week of March 26 Water Deeply: Report: How Los Angeles Could Source its Water Locally San Francisco Chronicle: Can hacking the planet ward off climate change? San Francisco Chronicle: Experts fault SF water agency in scare at Moccasin Reservoir Alpenhorn News: Dam project finally underway Construction Dive: […]

Water News for March 23, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Sierra foothills dam, part of SF’s Hetch Hetchy system, pushed to near failure Associated Press: The Latest: Small Dam Failure Averted After Leaks Los Angeles Times: Storm pummels Southern California, but so far avoids causing major mudslides Press Democrat: PG&E unveils program aimed at reducing wildfire threats, improving safety Chico Enterprise-Record: Releases […]

Water News for March 22, 2018

Los Angeles Daily News: Heavy rain in Southern California could send mud and debris crashing through burn areas San Francisco Chronicle: Yep, it’s nice rain — but it’s no ‘Miracle March,’ experts say Bay City News: Chevron, SF and Oakland present climate change tutorial before U.S. judge Wired: In the Courtroom, Climate Science Needs Substance—and […]

California Water News for March 20, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Atmospheric river may dump up to 4 feet of Sierra snow in what could be the last big storm of the season Los Angeles Times: California’s Fire-Scarred communities are bracing for the biggest storm of the season SCPR: California was in for one of the driest winters on record. Then March happened DC Bureau: Water […]

California Water News for March 19, 2018

Los Angeles Times: ‘Significant’ storm expected to bring steady rain to Southern California this week Sacramento Bee: Why do providers fight California’s ban on watering sidewalks? Wall Street Journal: California’s Salmon Industry Set to Take Another Hit This Season Chico Enterprise Record: David Little: Raising Shasta Dam? It’ll never happen Tehachapi News: Kiwanis Club hears about ‘California Water Fix’ Bay […]