Water News for April 6, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Big storm could double April’s usual rainfall SF Gate: Major storm brings flood barriers to SF, closes campsites, could rain out Giants SF Gate: Traffic snarls, roads flood as major storm hits Bay Area Oroville Mercury Register: Use of Oroville spillway still possible, Feather River flows steady Action News Now: DWR prepares ahead […]

Water News for April 5, 2018

California Weather Blog: April surprise: warm and wet late-season atmospheric river to soak NorCal SF Gate: Big storm raising flooding fears across Northern California Press Democrat: Drenching rain on the way turns focus to Sonoma County burn scars ACWA: DWR Finalizes $85.8 Million in Grants for Local SGMA Implementation Will the Oroville Dam spillway be […]

Water News for April 4, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Coming storm could force first test of Oroville Dam’s partly rebuilt spillway Sacramento Bee: ‘Moisture surge’ from atmospheric river to drench Sacramento on Friday and Saturday New York Times: 5 Plants and Animals Utterly Confused by Climate Change San Francisco Chronicle: A year after crumbling, Oroville Dam’s rebuilt spillway could be tested by […]

Water News for April 3, 2018

Los Angeles Times: Metropolitan Water District backs away from plan to finance both delta tunnels Sacramento Bee: The Sierra snowpack has gotten bigger, but that was no ‘March miracle Bay City News:  ‘Pineapple Express’ threatens 4 inches of rain Water Deeply: After Deadly Wildfire, a New Problem for Santa Rosa: Contaminated Water Sacramento Bee: Water […]

Water News for April 2, 2018

KPCC: Californians go back to wasting as much water as before the drought Sacramento Bee: Worn out by drought, people still can use water wisely Department of Water Resources: DWR To Conduct Season’s Fourth Manual Snow Survey Today Los Angeles Times: Opinion: The Sierra Nevada snowpack will be 64% smaller by the end of this […]

Notice of WETA Board of Directors Meeting, Thursday, April 5, 2018

        Notice of Board of Directors Meeting  The next San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held on Thursday, April 5 at 1:30 p.m. at Pier 1, Port of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.   The meeting agenda and full Board packet are now available for download […]

Water News for March 30, 2018

Associated Press: Drought expands across Southwestern US New York Times: Biggest Threat to Humanity? Climate Change, U.N. Chief Says Sacramento Bee: Editorial: Finally, some common-sense moves on California wildfires The Press: Updates on WaterFix: State Water Resources Control Board continues hearings  Oroville Mercury Register: Fire and water: Thermalito Powerplant getting ready to run again. Maven’s […]

April 11, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda for the San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board

Water News for March 29, 2018

PPIC: How Oroville Is Changing Dam Safety in California Water Deeply: Report: Half of the West’s Rivers Altered by Development, Diversions The Malibu Times: March Storms Dump Water, but California’s Drought Presses On CA Natural Resources Agency: WaterFix Design Refinements Proposed To Minimize Impacts, Improve Performance and Reduce Costs Maven’s Notebook: CA WATER POLICY CONFERENCE: […]

WOTUS – Judge restarts N.D. suit in wake of Supreme Court decision

CLEAN WATER RULE Judge restarts N.D. suit in wake of Supreme Court decision Amanda Reilly, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, March 26, 2018   A North Dakota federal court will resume hearing litigation over the Obama administration’s Clean Water Rule following an order Friday by a magistrate judge.   Magistrate Judge Alice Senechal granted states’ […]