Water News for September 21, 2018

Los Angeles Times: 87 days of smog: Southern California just saw its longest streak of bad air in decades Lake County News: Governor signs bill to cut red tape and implement quagga and zebra mussel inspection programs News Deeply: Hoover Dam as Giant Battery? The Hurdles Are More Legal Than Technical San Gabriel Valley Tribune: […]

Water News for September 20, 2018

Los Angeles Times: Local water officials discuss 50-year extension of State Water Project contract Sacramento Bee: Mendocino Complex, biggest wildfire in California history, now 100 percent contained Chico Enterprise-Record: Bill to form Oroville Dam citizens advisory commission signed into law Transport Topics News; ASCE Gives California’s Kern County C on Infrastructure Times of San Diego: […]

Video: Managing Drought in a Changing Climate

Click here for the PPIC video, ‘Managing Drought in a Changing Climate’.

WATER POLICY – House passes infrastructure package

The House this afternoon easily approved water infrastructure legislation by voice vote.   The “America’s Water Infrastructure Act,” S. 3021, would authorize numerous port revitalization, flood control and water storage projects.   It would also ask the National Academy of Sciences to study moving the Army Corps of Engineers out of the Defense Department, and would […]

Water News for September 19, 2018

News Deeply: Monsoon Storms, Key to Recharging Groundwater, May Become Less Common KQED: Climate Summit: What Happened and What It Means ABC 30: Mayor says new water plant makes Fresno “drought proof” AgAlert: Federal water bill aims to smooth project funding Mercury News: OPINION: How expediency has backfired in California with dam, schools, taxes… Turlock […]

Water News for September 14, 2018

The News Tribune: More critical water storage is finally coming to California. It took nearly 40 years. CBS News: Global Climate Action Summit puts stress on action Pleasanton Weekly: Local water entities split on Prop 3 endorsement Farmington Daily Times: Rehabilitation work to begin on Navajo Dam gates and valves The Signal: Groundwater managers secure […]

Water News for September 13, 2018

The Weather Network: Global Climate Action Summit begins in San Francisco Chico Enterprise-Record: City reopens Old Ferry Road, damaged during Oroville Dam crisis Lake County News: Feather River Hatchery fish ladder to open Sept. 14 KVPR: Candidate Andrew Janz Says Pumping “At 100 Percent Capacity,” Water Infrastructure Needed Epoch Times: California Adopted More Restrictive Policies […]

Water News for September 12, 2018

Chico Enterprise-Record: California fires, floods, droughts: “It’s getting more real now” Jerry Brown says in climate interview Pacific Standard: California Works to Protect Its Shrinking Wetlands KQED: Giant Trash Collecting Device To Be Deployed in the Pacific Ocean Ventura County Star: Ventura County board disputes findings on dam safety, cites local inspections News Deeply: For […]

Revised Agenda for September 20, 2018 State Water Resources Control Board Meeting

Click here for the agenda for the September 20, 2018 State Water Resources Control Board meeting.

House & Senate Committee Leaders Announce Water Resources Infrastructure Agreement

Click here for a press release from the House’s Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on the newly announced Water Resources Infrastructure Agreement.