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 […]

The Hill: Spending bill includes major wildfire overhaul

The spending bill Congress is considering includes a major, bipartisan effort to overhaul how the U.S. government spends money to fight wildfires on federal land. The provision in the omnibus appropriations bill, released publicly late Wednesday, is meant to cut down on a practice known as “fire borrowing” in which agencies like the Forest Service and Bureau […]

Four Twenty Seven – In Focus: Advancing TCFD Guidance on Physical Climate Risk & Opportunities

Four Twenty Seven’s monthly newsletter highlights recent developments in climate adaptation and resilience. This month, don’t miss our update on upcoming EU regulations, our analysis on lessons learned from Art. 173 in France, and our conference calendar for the spring!   In Focus: Advancing TCFD Guidance on Physical Climate RIsk and Opportunities An initiative from the European […]

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 […]

California Water News for March 16, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Why your water provider is fighting California’s ban on watering sidewalks Sacramento Bee: Whiteouts expected through Friday as storm continues to roll through mountains Water Deeply: Big Improvement in Predicting Drought-Busting Atmospheric Rivers Oroville Mercury Register: March storms have raised Lake Oroville level 13 feet Public Policy Institute of California: California Makes Progress on Water Accounting East County […]

California Water News for March 15, 2018

KCRA: More rain and snow coming to Northern California Los Angeles Times: California doesn’t want this towering water project. Trump administration may build it anyway Daily Californian: Water conservation in California drops after dry winter KSBY: Pismo Beach breaks ground on beach access, wastewater improvements National Assn of Clean Water Agencies: Brookings Institution Examines Water Workforce Issues BSan Diego Union-Tribune: Tijuana […]

California Water News for March 14, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Rains pound Northern California, but no ‘March miracle’ likely Grist: Lack of snowpack leaves the West hung out to dry Bakersfield.com: Supervisors hear plan to clear trees killed by drought, beetles Chico Enterprise-Record: DWR submits plans to address Oroville Dam forensic report NRDC: Dam Advocates “Pound the Table” at the CA Water Commission Earth Island Journal: Mega dams Are […]

California Water News for March 13, 2018

Los Angeles Times: Storm triggers evacuations in Santa Barbara County: ‘Don’t be fooled into thinking that this can’t happen again’ Sacramento Bee: This week’s storms could drop 100 inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada California Weather Blog: ‘March Mitigation’ commences as unusually cold late-season storm sequence arrives Sacramento Bee: Last California drought one of the worst since Columbus […]

California Water News for March 12, 2018

AccuWeather: Incoming stormy pattern to aid California drought conditions, hinder travel Chico Mercury Register: 90 years later, St. Francis Dam failure parallels Oroville Dam crisis Chico Enterprise-Record: Letter: Oroville City Council needs to demand dam safety Mercury News: Editorial: Prop. 68 water, parks bond deserves Californians’ support Herald and News: Opinion: Shrinking snowpack calls for new water infrastructure Mercury News: California […]