Water News for September 11, 2018

CBS News: California to go 100 percent carbon-neutral Capitol Weekly: State Water Project: Our most important infrastructure Lake County News: Mendocino Complex containment holding at 98 percent; fire camps Sacramento Bee: OPINION: If this meeting isn’t about financing Delta tunnels, then put it in writing Del Norte Triplicate: Oregon issues approval to remove J.C. Boyle Dam on the Klamath […]

Court of Appeal Extends Public Trust Doctrine to Groundwater Well Permits

Click here for Downey Brand’s recent article on groundwater and the public trust doctrine.

Water News for September 10, 2018

Mercury News: San Francisco host global climate summit – will it make a difference? Maven’s Notebook: Joint Legislative Budget Committee hearing on the contract extensions for the State Water Project is on again – and so is the heat … Los Angeles Times: Wildfires have charred more than 1 million acres in California this year — and fire […]

CASA Connects for September 5, 2018

In the News  Media Focus: Flushables and Microplastics In recent weeks, a number of high-profile news articles have focused on nonflushable products and microplastics, both priority issues for CASA and our members. A New York Times article did an excellent job highlighting reasons why not to flush the vast majority of products that many people regard as […]

Water News for September 6, 2018

News Deeply: Deeply Talks: Fire & Drought – the Extremes Become Routine Weather Network: Part of California is sinking, here’s where and why Patch: California Has Millions Of Dead Trees That Can Spark A Fire Seattle Times: California dam repairs hit $1.1 billion, could climb higher San Diego Union Tribune: OPINION: How Prop 3 helps ensure California’s water future The […]

Water News for September 5, 2018

KCRA Sacramento: Oroville Dam gets unsatisfactory rating for 2nd year in a row in report Phys.org: Global warming, El Nino could cause wetter winters, drier conditions in other months San Francisco Chronicle: How 20 major wildfires have ignited since 1991 Mercury News: Earthquake’s epicenter at worrisome dam near Milpitas Union Democrat: Hetch Hetchy’s Moccasin Dam is in poor condition, state […]


Click here for the California Water Boards Notice of Public Meeting.

Water News for September 4, 2018

Pasadena Star News: Bathers, dogs should stay out of Lake Elsinore because of toxic algae blooms San Francisco Chronicle: El Niño fears grow as starving baby birds wash up on California beaches Los Angeles Times: Trump administration talks of boosting Central Valley water deliveries. But is it just talk? Mountain Democrat: $25 million dam project moves forward Daily Independent: WaterFix […]

Agenda for September 12, 2018 State Water Resources Control Board Meeting

Click here to view the agenda for the September 12, 2018 San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board meeting.

Water News for August 30, 2018

Cornell Chronicle: Groundwater loss prompts more California land sinking Capitol Weekly: California’s energy future: Are we ready for 100?  News Deeply: Groundwater Banking: A Likely Solution to Achieve Greater River Flows Tracy Press: Brown tries to jam Delta water hearing through legislature Ventura County Star: Drought-stricken western Ventura County may need more than planned $45M pipeline as a fix Sun-Gazette: New […]