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    Category Archive: Daily Digest

    Jul 24 2014

    Daily Digest: PPIC poll finds Californians back smaller water bond, drought becomes top environmental priority for Californians, Major California reservoirs below 50% capacity as drought wears on, NASA images show drought turniing state brown and more …

    In the news today, PPIC poll finds Californians back smaller water bond, drought becomes top environmental priority for Californians, survey says it’s the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, why the California drought affects everyone, California sees jump in brush fires, NASA images show drought turning the state brown, and property taxes can be hiked for BDCP without …

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    Jul 23 2014

    Daily Digest: Property taxes could pay for tunnel project without public vote, NorCal town asks for water to be trucked in, and more

    In the news today, property taxes could pay for tunnel project without public vote, Northern California town asks for water to be trucked in, brown lawns can’t draw penalties from HOA’s under new law, ACWA members report outdoor restrictions already in place in many areas, drought to affect energy costs this year and next, fish …

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    Jul 22 2014

    Daily Digest: Shrinking water supply has geologists worried about sinking Central Valley, California was hotter than ever during first half of 2014, an unlikely drought impact: Refined California surf and more

    Top news stories today: Shrinking water supply has geologists worried about sinking Central Valley, California was hotter than ever during first half of 2014, An unlikely drought impact:  Refined California surf, State in severe danger of lightning-caused wildfires, California taxpayers may be stuck with BDCP costs, says critic, Climate scientists have a beef with beef, …

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    Jul 21 2014

    Daily Digest: Water calamity on the west side San Joaquin Valley may be unfolding, new water waste penalty also applies to government but who will enforce it?, drought fuels unusual mountain events and more …

    In the news today, west side San Joaquin Valley water calamity may be unfolding, new water waste penalty also applies to government but who will enforce it?, enforcement varies around the state, drought fuels unusual mountain events, and more news and commentary … In the news today … West side San Joaquin Valley water calamity …

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    Jul 20 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: Farmers plan to fight for water rights, the State Water Board has issued 7,910 cutoff notices, drought hinders state’s emissions goals, 5% ag loss doesn’t tell whole story, plus swimming pools, golf courses, fracking and more, and Sunday funnies, too!

    In the news this weekend, farmers plan to fight for water rights, the State Water Board has issued 7,910 cutoff notices, drought hinders state’s emissions goals, drought reports prompt farm groups to push the state for solutions, 5% ag loss figure doesn’t tell the whole story, candidates talk new water fines, state control of resources …

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    Jul 18 2014

    Daily Digest, early edition: new data shows 80% of CA now in extreme drought, saving water could cost California water agencies, can California desalinate it’s way out of a drought, and more, plus a mid-year drought update and official says Las Vegas is not running out of water

    In the news today, new data shows 80% of California now in extreme drought, drought creates grim ripple effect, complacency drives hike in water use, saving water could cost California water agencies, can California desalinate it’s way out of a drought?, ruling could affect groundwater pumping,  Glendora couple threatened with fine for brown lawn, and …

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    Jul 17 2014

    Daily Digest: Some water districts face suit for ignoring conservation law, judge makes precedent-setting ruling on groundwater regulation, water officials say don’t blame Southern California during drought, and more …

    In the news today, some water districts face suit for ignoring conservation law, Sacramento judge makes precedent-setting ruling on groundwater regulation,  water officials say don’t blame Southern California during drought, drought takes aim at farms, State parks monitoring water levels, Lady Gaga urges Californians to do more, and State Water Board expands curtailment powers (a …

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    Jul 16 2014

    Daily Digest: $500/day water fines passed as water use rises despite drought, UC Davis report totals $2.2 billion loss to ag this year, drought takes toll on birds on the Pacific Flyway, and more …

    In the headlines today, $500/day water fines passed as water use rises despite drought, UC Davis report totals $2.2 billion loss to ag this year, drought takes toll on birds on the Pacific Flyway, farm vs. solar vs. high speed rail, does water conservation have to be the enemy of financial stability, and discussion heats …

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    Jul 15 2014

    Daily Digest: State Water Board to vote on $500/day fine for water wastage, Judge approves water transfers; storms get headlines but drought is a sneaky game changer, Westlands buying water from Placer County, and more, plus the State Water Board on webcast

    In the news today, the State Water Board to vote on $500/day fine for water wastage, Judge approves water transfers; storms get headlines, but drought is a sneaky, devastating game changer; Westlands buying water from Placer County, livestock producers and rice farmers create win-win solution, and Arizona enlists a beetle in its campaign for water. …

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    Jul 14 2014

    Daily Digest: Drought creates headaches for recreation, bad news for Delta smelt in new report and more news and commentary

    In the news this morning, drought creates headaches for recreation, new report says Delta smelt on scaffold of extinction, AquaAlliance presses on despite being denied injunction for water transfers, UC Davis scientists to present forecast on drought’s cost to California economy, long wait continues as El Niño lagging, and your almond habit is sucking California …

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    Jul 13 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: Unusual water deals struck, federal judge won’t stop water transfers, big operation at Lake Oroville to prepare for cold water release, hydropower production suffering and much more news and commentary

    In the news this weekend, unusual water deals struck during drought in dry Central Valley ag country, federal judge denies move to stop water transfers, big operation at Lake Oroville to prepare for cold water release, hydroelectric power production suffering from drought, California braces as drought sparks early fire season, drought closes restrooms at some …

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    Jul 11 2014

    Daily Digest: New report calls for tighter groundwater management, El Niño not likely to bring much rain, drought shrinking reservoirs, Sacto woman reports water waste and gets ‘penalized’, and more …

    In the news today, a new report calls for tighter groundwater management, El Niño not likely to bring much rain, the drought is shrinking reservoirs, new battle – old weapons, water use fines go to vote on Tuesday but will likely have little impact on Fresno, is the new norm excetpional drought?, one lake in …

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    Jul 10 2014

    Daily Digest: State may turn up the pressure on water wasters with $500/day fines, Court says CEQA review not required for interim CVP water delivery contracts, Marcus rebuffs call to reconsider water regs, El Niño conditions weakening in Pacific and more …

    Today’s top stories:  State may turn up the pressure on water wasters with $500/day fines, Court says CEQA review not required for interim CVP water delivery contracts, Marcus rebuffs call to reconsider water regs, El Niño conditions weakening in Pacific, ‘obstruction’ at head of Steamboat Slough possibly eroding levee and causing extreme low tides, Delta …

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    Jul 09 2014

    Daily Digest: California considers fines for water wasters, San Joaquin County takes stand against tunnel proposal, Delta getting saltier, Lake Oroville falling rapidly, and Jay Famiglietti on how much water California has left, and more …

    Today’s top stories:  California considers fines for water wasters, San Joaquin County takes stand against tunnel proposal, Lawmakers try to avoid ‘tunnel vision’ in water bond negotiations, Fish kills show Delta is getting saltier, diverse task force tackles Delta weeds, A federal meteorologists says California is two years away from running out of water, wildfires …

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    Jul 08 2014

    Daily Digest: California oil field yields another prized commodity, drought raises question: where is the long-term policy to help farmers, San Joaquin paints grim picture of twin tunnels impact and more

    Today’s top stories: California oil field yields another prized commodity, droughts’ rise in severity raises a question: where is the long-term policy to help farmers?, water-guzzling pot plants draining drought-wracked California, Chronic dryness aggravates wildfire fights in California and other western states, San Joaquin paints grim picture of twin tunnels impact, LA leaders focused on …

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