Water News for June 15, 2018

New York Times: EPA chief plans to roll back water and tailpipe rules Water Education Foundation: As Colorado River Levels Drop, Pressure Grows on Arizona To Complete a Plan for Water Shortages IWA: What will be the leading-edge water solutions of the 21st century? Service Press Enterprise: Fire officials to Southern California: Get ready for daily and ‘difficult’ wildfire […]

Water News for June 14, 2018

Water Deeply: Toxic Trap: Groundwater Over-Pumping Boosts Arsenic in California Aquifer New York Times: Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago Los Angeles Times: Editorial: California, the world’s fifth-largest economy, has a Third World drinking water problem The Press: Controversial California WaterFix bill on the table KDRV: California Water Authorities Consider […]

Water News for June 13, 2018

Water Deeply: Three Ways to Protect Your Interests as a Groundwater User in California Phys.org: South Napa earthquake linked to summer groundwater dip Associated Press: Folsom, Shasta among dams at-risk of ‘insider threats’ UC Irvine: To forecast winter rainfall in the Southwest, look to New Zealand in the summer Maven’s Notebook: California Water Fix Administrative […]

Water News for June 12, 2018

Wired: LA Is Doing Water Better Than Your City. Yes, That LA High Country News: How the Yurok Tribe is reclaiming the Klamath River Water Deeply: Clean Streams Key to Aiding Recovery of Endangered Frogs in California San Diego Union-Tribune: California is on fire again. Here are the 2018 fires happening right now Appeal Democrat: […]

ENS Federal Report for June 8, 2018

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Water News for June 11, 2018

Water Deeply: Dozens of Water Systems Consolidate in California’s Farming Heartland MBG Planet: Water Is Not a Renewable Resource: An Inside Look into The Water Crises of Today California Water Blog:: SGMA struggles to overcome marginalization of disadvantaged communities Los Angeles Times: Political maneuvers preceded Metropolitan Water District’s delta tunnel vote Visalia Times-Delta: Cancer-causing contaminant found […]

Water News for June 8, 2018

Los Angeles Times: Texts reveal political maneuvering ahead of MWD’s delta tunnels vote San Diego Union-Tribune: Can you believe California has same-day laundry and shower limits? No, you can’t. Maven’s Notebook: Metropolitan Water District to vote again on whether to authorize increased funding of WaterFix Sacramento Bee: Why Southern California is calling for a do-over […]

WRDA bill sails through House

WATER POLICY WRDA bill sails through House Ariel Wittenberg, E&E News reporter Published: Thursday, June 7, 2018 A water infrastructure bill easily secured approval on the House floor last night, gaining a 408-2 vote and overcoming a last-minute Democratic motion to recommit. Other amendments to the Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, had sailed through […]

Waters of the State Update

BPC has been closely monitoring the State Water Resources Control Board’s (State Water Board) development of new proposed Procedures for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Material to Waters of the State, for inclusion in the Water Quality Control Plan for Inland Surface Waters and Enclosed Bays and Estuaries and Ocean Waters of California. We originally […]

WRDA 2018 Legislation Introduced in House, Passes Unanimously in Senate Committee

On May 22 the U.S. Senate’s version of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA 2018), known in the Senate as America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, passed unanimously in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. The U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s leaders introduced the bipartisan WRDA 2018 legislation on May […]