Category Archive: Daily Digest

Dec 19 2014

Daily Digest: Pumps dropped from the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, Recent rains avert waterfowl die-off, Feds say good chance of wet conditions for next three months, and more …

In California water news today, Pumps dropped from the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, Recent rains avert NorCal waterfowl die-off, Feds forecast good chance of wet conditions for next three months, drought weakens, forecasters have ‘cautious optimism’ for future, Recent Rains Little Help For Reservoir and Snow Pack, Ranchers’ financial fate is dependent on a government …

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Dec 18 2014

Daily Digest: State Water Board solicits public’s help dealing with shortage, NASA’s snow tracking plane, Bay Area precipitation 736% of normal, and more news …

In California water news today, State Water Board solicits public’s help dealing with shortage, NASA built this snow tracking plane to save California from drought, Drought Continues To Concern Ranchers And Farmers, Storms a Boon for Rain Water Harvesters, Every Californian Needs to Save 290,000 Gallons of Water to End the Drought, Wettest Start To December …

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Dec 17 2014

Daily Digest: Eleven trillion gallons of water needed to end drought, but will the rains set back water conservation?, Fire plus drought plus rain add up to mud, New groundwater law provides chances for input from farmers, and more …

In California water news today, 11 trillion gallons of water needed to end drought, but will the rains set back water conservation?, Fire plus drought plus rain add up to mud, New groundwater law provides chances for input from farmers, For our fine feathered friends, the Valley is like heaven, and more … In the …

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Dec 16 2014

Daily Digest: storms and muddy Delta water lead to voluntary cutback as more rain heads to drought-stricken west, Agencies release Drought Strategy draft, Desalination out of desperation, storm of the century for Healdsburg and more …

In California water news today, storms and muddy Delta water lead to voluntary cutback as more rain heads to drought-stricken west, Heavy rains with warmer temperatures not diminishing California’s drought worries, Federal and state agencies ‘prepare for the worst’, release 2015 Interagency Drought Strategy draft, Desalination out of desperation: Severe droughts are forcing researchers to …

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Dec 15 2014

Daily Digest: Rainy week ahead, Carmel River diverted to demolish San Clemente Dam, decades old water lawsuit nears end, and George Skelton says the government is being a drip on drought

In California water news today, rainy week ahead for the already drenched West Coast, Pineapple express brings welcome rain to wine growers, Sonoma County storm damage estimate hits $16 million, Carmel River diverted to demolish San Clemente Dam, Decades old water lawsuit nears end, and George Skelton says the government is being a drip on …

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Dec 14 2014

Daily Digest, weekend edition: How big the downpour really was, plastic pipe could be the solution for water woes, 7 things this storm won’t do for the drought and more, plus recalling a tragic flood heroine: Flo the Cow

In California water news this weekend, Will the barrage of storms end California’s drought?, Here’s how big California’s downpour really was, A Special Kind of Plastic Pipe Could Be the Solution for California’s Water Woes, 7 things this storm won’t do for the drought, Recalling a tragic flood heroine: Flo the Cow, and more …  …

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Dec 12 2014

Daily Digest: California braces for mudslides but drought designations don’t budge, lawmakers look to 2015 for drought legislation, Westlands and HR 5781, the new groundwater law and more …

In California water news today, California Braces for Mudslides From ‘Pineapple Express’ Storm, Three feet of snow possible at higher elevations, Winter storms finally starting to boost storage levels in key reservoirs, How much will heavy rains help the drought?, Drought designations don’t budge despite heavy rains, Flood of storms drying up before drought is busted, …

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Dec 11 2014

Daily Digest: Biggest storm in years to hit CA but rains will provide short-term relief, says researcher; Sustainable groundwater challenge: Is there enough?, New company ‘Rain on Request’ promises rain whenever we want it, and more …

In California water news today, Biggest storm in years for California to cause flooding, mudslides,  Rains to provide short-term relief for drought, says Stanford researcher;   New company Rain on Request promises to be able to make it rain whenever California wants;  Sustainable groundwater challenge: Is there enough?; Delta tributaries workshop: The heartbeat of water distribution …

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Dec 10 2014

Daily Digest: Biggest storm in nearly ten years heads towards California, House passes drought bill, but Senate approval unlikely, scientists debate NOAA’s finding on the drought and more …

In California water news today, Biggest storm in nearly ten years heads towards California, How many superstorms will it take to end the drought?, House passes GOP California drought bill, but Senate approval unlikely, Emergency drought relief money still unspent, California’s drought declared natural by NOAA, but some scientists are calling the report limited in …

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Dec 09 2014

Daily Digest: House drought bill likely to sink in the Senate, Monster storm approaches, Drought said to have natural cause and more …

In California water news today, House drought bill likely to sink in the Senate, Monster storm to hit Northern California, California drought said to have natural cause, Animal deaths spike on Sierra roads, Water a top issue for Farm Bureau leaders, Santa Cruz lifts water rationing as big storm approaches, and more … In the …

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Dec 08 2014

Daily Digest: How CA’s water rights system makes it tough to manage drought, El Niño may be getting too much credit for California rainfall, Water supply at risk from abandoned Sierra mines, and more …

In California water news today, how California’s water rights system makes it tough to manage drought, El Niño may be getting too much credit for California rainfall, California water at risk from abandoned Sierra mines, intense storm to wallop the Bay Area on Wednesday, drought dries rural wells – residents carry water in buckets, California …

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Dec 07 2014

Daily Digest, weekend edition: Sierra Nevada snowpack ‘off to a good start, How much rain to end the drought? Obama threatens veto on California drought bill, and more news and commentary …

In California water news this weekend, Sierra Nevada snowpack ‘off to a good start, How much rain to end the drought, Impressive California storms not a harbinger of El Nino, Forecasts of a wet winter, Obama threatens veto on California drought bill, Feather River derailment raises new concerns, Hmong farmers losing battle against the drought, …

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Dec 05 2014

Daily Digest: CA needs more rain, any way you count it and El Nino is not expected to help, competing perspectives on ag water use, drought legislation to be debated Monday, and more news, plus the storm door is still open!

In California water news today, California needs more rain, any way you count it, El Niño not expected to help California Drought, Want the facts on ag water use?  Join the debate as competing perspectives clash over definitions, Stranded salmon put back on course to spawning grounds, Drought makes for lighter almond harvest, California drought …

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Dec 04 2014

Daily Digest: Latest drought bill causing dust up, but will it pass?, protecting brown lawns from fines, rain opens up giant sinkhole in San Francisco, late night comedians on the drought and more ….

In California water news today, Latest California drought bill causes new dust-up, California’s GOP congressmen flex muscles with new water bill, Storm soaks region, but drought’s grip still tight, Hard California Rains Provide Little Relief From Record Drought, California rain has Yosemite waterfalls flowing again, Protecting brown lawns from fines, late night comedians on the drought, …

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Dec 03 2014

Daily Digest, early edition: House Republicans & Costa launch latch-ditch shot at water bill, report says drought threatening groundwater, water conservation efforts declining, and more …

In California water news today, House Republicans, Costa join for last-ditch shot at California water bill, Report: California drought threatens groundwater, Are water users slacking off conservation?, Rain soothes Californians, but reservoirs still in bad shape, Southern California storm not a drought-buster, not El Niño, State water leaders project 10% deliveries next year, but that …

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