California Water and Drought News for January 15, 2019

Gavin Newsom appoints Oakland man to lead Natural Resources Agency By Nico Savidge, Mercury News, 1/12/19 New Powerhouse Science Center Will Educate Visitors On California Water Issues By CBS Sacramento, 1/14/19 People will be saying ‘atmospheric river’ a lot on Wednesday. Here’s what that means. By Amy Graff, SFGATE, 1/14/19  Gov. Newsom proposes tax on drinking […]

California Water and Drought News for January 11, 2019

Gavin Newsom budget calls for drinking water tax to help poor communities By Dale Kasler, Ryan Sabalow, and Alexei Koseff, Sacramento Bee, 1/10/19 Parade of Storms to Bring Soaking Rain and Feet of Snow to California Through Next Week By Chris Dolce, Weather Channel, 1/11/19 San Francisco sues state over potentially drastic water reductions By […]

California Water and Drought News for January 9, 2018

These $2,000 solar panels pull clean drinking water out of the air, and they might be a solution to the global water crisis By Aria Bendix, Business Insider, 1/8/19 Storm poised to slam Sierra, dump another 2 feet of snow By Amy Graff, SFGATE, 1/8/19 On day 2, Gov. Newsom calls for greater fire safety […]

California Water and Drought News for January 8, 2018

State Department of Water Resources finalizes water basin prioritizations By Lake County News, 1/5/19 First Storm of 2019 Bringing Rain, Snow and Concerns About Debris Flows in California Burn Zones By Hannah Fry and Ben Poston, Los Angeles Times, 1/5/19 Rivers in the Sky: What You Need to Know About Atmospheric River Storms By Peter Arcuni, […]

California Water and Drought News for January 3, 2019

California to conduct season’s first snow survey By Sacramento Bee, 1/2/19 California Department of Water Resources Reports Current Statewide Snowpack at 71% of Normal for this Time of Year By Sierra Sun Times, 1/2/19 Five Big Things Governor Brown Did on Climate Change By Lauren Sommer, KQED, 1/3/19 Delta Tunnels, Diversity Are Focus of New […]

California Water & Drought News for January 2, 2019

Storm train to resume along US West Coast this weekend By Renee Duff, AccuWeather, 1/2/19 Winter is shrinking, Scripps study finds, posing new fire, water risks By Deborah Sullivan Brennan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12/31/18 Like Fruit, Vegetables, and Almonds? Scientists Have Bad News By Tom Philpott, Mother Jones, 1/1/19 Draft Environmental Impact Report Released for […]

California Water and Drought News for December 28, 2018

California weather remains dry. Is it too early to talk drought? By Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 12/27/18 New DWR Flood Maintenance Assistance Program Seeking Proposals By California Water News Daily, 12/27/18 The West Coast’s biggest bird oasis is dying. Will it be saved? By Alejandra Borunda, National Geographic, 12/28/18 From California budget […]

California Water News for December 27, 2018

California’s Shasta Dam Project Could be Derailed by Salamanders By The Weather Channel, 12/27/18 From $70M grants to giant rodents: 10 Fresno-area stories that deserved more buzz By Marek Warszawski, Fresno Bee, 12/26/18 Emergency repairs to pipeline completed By Luke Harold, Beverly Press, 12/26/18 San Diego County health officials warn residents to avoid beaches due […]

Video: Managing Drought in a Changing Climate

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PPIC Survey: Californians and the Environment

Voters see environmental issues as key in the governor’s race. Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Alyssa Dykman, Lunna Lopes Key findings A majority of likely voters (56%) say the candidates’ environmental positions are very important in determining their vote in the governor’s race (67% of Democrats, 54% of independents, and […]