California Water and Drought News for February 17, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Oroville shows officials have focused on false choices over California’s water system          Sacramento Bee: How full are Northern California reservoirs and rivers? Los Angeles Times: Will the crisis at Oroville Dam become a catalyst for change? Los Angeles Times: Life below Oroville Dam: Stoicism, faith … and cars poised for a fast getaway Huffington Post: Lessons of Oroville: The Flood […]

State Water Resources Control Board: Revised Agenda for February 22-23, 2017 Board Meeting

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California Water and Drought News for February 16, 2017

Los Angeles Times: Hundreds of workers rush repairs at Oroville Dam as storm approaches San Francisco Chronicle: California officials rush to drain lake as new storms begin CNN: Oroville Dam: Residents advised to remain vigilant as storm advances Sacramento Bee: Oroville Dam update: Spillway continues to dump water into Feather River as storms roll in Enterprise-Record: Back into the swing […]

CRWQCB: REMINDER: Board Hearing 2/23 for MUN Evaluation Process in Ag Dominated Surface Water Bodies Basin Plan Amendment

This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley (5).   This email is regarding the basin planning effort to establish a region-wide process for evaluating the Municipal and Domestic Supply (MUN) beneficial use in agriculturally dominated surface water bodies. This is a reminder that the item is scheduled for […]

California Water and Drought News for February 15, 2017

Associated Press: Lake Oroville critical to California’s complex water system CNN: Oroville dam: Residents allowed to return as water level drops New York Times: Oroville Is a Warning for California Dams, as Climate Change Adds … Sacramento Bee: Oroville Dam: Crews race to reinforce spillway before storms arrive … Sacramento Bee: Oroville Dam isn’t the only piece of California flood […]

State Water Resources Control Board: Proposed Resolution for a Comprehensive Response to Climate Change

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California Water and Drought News for February 14, 2017

New York Times: In Shadow of California Dam, Water Turns From Wish to Woe Los Angeles Times: More rain in forecast as workers struggle to lower water level at Oroville Dam San Francisco Chronicle: Series of storms to make trouble for Lake Oroville ABC News: Acting head of California water agency says he’s ‘not sure anything … Sacramento Bee: Drone […]

California Water and Drought News for February 13, 2017

Sacramento Bee: BREAKING: No word when evacuation order for 188000 will be lifted as Oroville threat remains CNN: California towns flee as Oroville Dam threatens to release ‘wall of water’ Associated Press: California dam water level drops after massive evacuation Reuters: Crews work to seal California spillway that forced evacuations National Geographic: Huge Sinkhole Opens at Highest Dam in the […]

State Water Resources Control Board – Agenda for Meeting on February 22-23, 2017

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From US EPA Region 9: San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund 2017 RFP coming soon!

Dear Interested Parties, We are pleased to inform you that U.S. EPA Region 9 (EPA) expects to soon issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals for projects to protect and restore San Francisco Bay and its watersheds.  EPA has managed this competitive grant program since 2008, known as the San Francisco Bay Water […]