Water News for July 20, 2018

Sierra Sun Times: CA. DWR Announces State Plan to Improve Delta Conditions Further Refined to Reduce Impacts: Public Invited to Comment on Changes KRCR News: Lawmakers meet with DWR officials over dam safety Merced Sun-Star: Algae Bloom at ‘Warning’ Level in San Luis Reservoir ECT: Amendments Seek to Protect California Water Rights and Ensure Tunnels Comply with Environmental Laws […]

Water News for July 19, 2018

Eureka Times-Standard: Eel River salmon, steelhead habitat to be restored after being blocked by railroad for 104 years Red, Green, and Blue: Delta Tunnels: John Laird opposes Calvert rider banning judicial review of water projects News Deeply: Here’s How the Largest Dam Removal Project in the U.S. Would Work Fox & Hounds: Deconstructing the Opposition […]

Water News for July 18, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Delta tunnels get ‘real’ as backers seek $1.6B loan from Trump administration Maven’s Notebook: Reps. McNerney and Garamendi offer amendments to protect California water rights and ensure tunnels comply with environmental laws Modesto Bee: OPINION: What Gavin Newsom said – and didn’t say – during his visit Monday in Modesto ABC7 News: Officials hope Oroville Dam spillways […]

Notice of Opportunity to Comment – Region 5 Salt and Nitrate Control Program

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Water News for July 17, 2018

NewsDeeply: 10 Signs of California Water Progress PBS: Why 96 million plastic ‘shade balls’ dumped into the LA Reservoir may not save water CALmatters: What $8.9 billion water bond would buy ABC 7 News: Del Valle reservoir, park in Livermore to get $5M overhaul Santa Cruz Sentinel: Newell Creek Dam improvements to be department’s costliest project since 1960s BakersfieldNow: Valadao endorses […]

Water News for July 16, 2018

New York Times: California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees. The Signal: CA Dept of Water Resources issues warning of dangerous algae in Pyramid Lake Chico Enterprise-Record: Oroville Dam: A tour of two spillways, phase two Chico Enterprise-Record: Editorial: A breakthrough, maybe, for public input on Oroville Dam Morgan Hill Times: Plans for $1 billion […]

Water News for July 13, 2018

SFGate: Southern California thunderstorms bring flash-flood warnings Ventura County Star: Four Ventura County area dams cited as deficient in grand jury report  Chico Enterprise-Record: Concrete flows Monday on ‘splash pad’ expansion Action News Now: LOCAL OVERSIGHT GROUP CREATED FOR OROVILLE DAM The Acorn: New pump station crucial to Calleguas and Las Virgenes Pleasanton Weekly: California’s permanent drought is getting worse Sacramento […]

Water News for July 12, 2018

Maven’s Notebook: LAKE OROVILE SPILLWAYS CONSTRUCTION: Update for July 11 – with photos and videos Fresno Bee: OPINION: Built to Serve a Variety of Purposes, Water System Struggles to Serve Any  Western FarmPress: Work continues on Oroville Dam rebuild  Chico Enterprise-Record: Local oversight group established for Oroville Dam Los Angeles Sentinel: L.A. County Shows Off Stormwater Infrastructure for Safe Clean […]

Water News for July 11, 2018

Maven’s Notebook: Successful Groundwater Sustainability Planning CBS Sacramento: Southern California Water Agency Re-Approves Delta Tunnels Funding Daily Kos: Coalition Protests Delta Tunnels Tax as MWD Revotes on $11 Billion to Finance WaterFix  Capital Press: Nonprofit files plan to remove four Klamath dams IECN: Securing Southern California’s Water Future with the Help of the Cadiz Water Project  Sierra Sun Times: Restore Hetch Hetchy […]

WRDA 2018 Legislation Passed by the House of Representatives

The Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA 2018) bill was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on June 8 in an overwhelming 408-2 vote. The U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s leaders introduced the bipartisan legislation on May 18. The U.S. Senate’s version of WRDA 2018, known as America’s Water Infrastructure Act of […]