Water News for April 5, 2018

California Weather Blog: April surprise: warm and wet late-season atmospheric river to soak NorCal SF Gate: Big storm raising flooding fears across Northern California Press Democrat: Drenching rain on the way turns focus to Sonoma County burn scars ACWA: DWR Finalizes $85.8 Million in Grants for Local SGMA Implementation Will the Oroville Dam spillway be […]

Water News for April 4, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Coming storm could force first test of Oroville Dam’s partly rebuilt spillway Sacramento Bee: ‘Moisture surge’ from atmospheric river to drench Sacramento on Friday and Saturday New York Times: 5 Plants and Animals Utterly Confused by Climate Change San Francisco Chronicle: A year after crumbling, Oroville Dam’s rebuilt spillway could be tested by […]

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: […]

WOTUS – Judge restarts N.D. suit in wake of Supreme Court decision

CLEAN WATER RULE Judge restarts N.D. suit in wake of Supreme Court decision Amanda Reilly, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, March 26, 2018   A North Dakota federal court will resume hearing litigation over the Obama administration’s Clean Water Rule following an order Friday by a magistrate judge.   Magistrate Judge Alice Senechal granted states’ […]

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 […]