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Daily Digest: Lawmakers send drought aid package to governor but conservation advocates say it falls short, and Westlands, Metropolitan in the news plus Friday funnies with John Stewart on climate change and drought

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In California water news today, Lawmakers send drought aid package to Governor but conservation advocates say  drought relief package falls short, Westlands Water District hires new political power, Metropolitan Water District exerts heavy influence on legislative negotiations, Drought prompts truck and release for salmon smolts, Farmer water rights different in Northern and Central California, Drought and warm weather bring ‘smog […]

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Daily Digest: Senate moves $1B water plan, Lawmakers intent on overhaul after oil regulator lapses, Drought forces salmon trucking, $700 an acre-foot – any takers? and more …

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In California water news today, California Senate moves $1 billion water plan amid drought, Lawmakers intent on overhaul after oil regulator lapses, Drought forces salmon trucking to the Bay Area, UC Davis summit focuses on drought, California farmers selling water to the state instead of growing crops, Farmers may sell water meant for crops during drought, $700 an acre-foot, but […]

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Daily Digest: Legislature to act on emergency drought package, statewide snowpack below record low benchmark, water transfer threatens fish and tribes, Can California take Nevada’s water? and more …

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In California water news today, Legislature to act on emergency drought package, Statewide snowpack now below record low benchmark, In a warmer world, researchers say climate change intensifying California’s water crisis, Water transfers threaten fish and tribes, Can California take Nevada’s water?, Drought, imports worry sheep ranchers, Cannabis stream diversion study prompts legislation, enforcement; ACWA adopts policy positions on several […]

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Daily Digest: Lawmakers seek access to confidential well logs, Sierra Nevada pine tree die-off worsens as beetles thrive in drought, A candid conversation with CA’s water ‘czar’, pictures of snowless ski resorts, and more …

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In California water news today, As water dwindles, lawmakers seek access to confidential well logs, Sierra Nevada pine tree die-off worsens as beetles thrive in drought, A candid conversation with California’s water ‘czar’, Latest snowpack figures are grim, These snowless ski resorts show just how bad California’s drought is, Proposed office to help poor communities get clean drinking water, Finding […]

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Daily Digest: Behind the lines in the great hyacinth war, The California-Free diet, Drought quiz: What saves you more water? and more …

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In California water news today, Behind the lines in the great hyacinth war, The C-Free diet: If we didn’t have California, what would we eat?, In California, fourth year of drought, New regulations and $1 billion in relief, Governor Brown on California’s drought, Drought quiz: What saves you more water? It might not be what you think, Feinstein, Boxer introduce […]

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Daily Digest, weekend edition: Conservationists say thinning forests may help water supply, Gov. Brown plans short and long-term drought strategy, the economics of CA’s drought, and more …

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In California water news this weekend, Conservationists say thinning the forests may help water supply, Governor Brown, lawmakers plan short and long-term strategy for drought, Sierra snowpack expected to be smallest on record, The economics of California’s drought, Temperance Flat seeks key water bond money, ‘Strategic plan’ outlines DWR role in new groundwater laws, No relief for Western drought in […]

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Daily Digest: Gov Brown proposes $1B drought plan, Sierra snowpack smallest on record, Water Board significantly expands scope of authority to investigate water rights, and more, plus a smorgasbord of commentary

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In California water news today, Governor Brown, legislative leaders propose $1 billion drought plan, Even scarier than California’s shrinking reservoirs is its shrinking groundwater supply, Sierra snowpack the smallest on record, state water officials tell Fresno meeting, No, California won’t run out of water in a year, Five pictures of Yosemite’s Half Dome that capture California’s drought, California State Water […]

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Daily Digest, early edition: Governor Brown and lawmakers to announce drought-relief package, Judge rules CVWD doesn’t need release individual well data, looming crisis at Salton Sea, the other drought you need to pay attention to and more …

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In California water news today, Governor Brown and lawmakers to announce drought-relief package, Judge: CVWD doesn’t need release individual well data, As California runs out of water, state steps in to promote using towels twice; To fight drought, we need more than just rain, Sugar Bowl ski resort to close early, Drought boosts natural gas use, Farmers take key issues […]

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Daily Digest: State Water Board restricts yard watering, A brief history of the Delta, Overpumping of groundwater creating a crisis, and more, plus the State Water Board discusses the Salton Sea on webcast

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In California water news today, State Water Board restricts yard watering as drought persists, A brief history of California’s Bay Delta, Overpumping of groundwater creating a crisis, experts say; Overpumping of groundwater contributing to global sea level rise; Study: California drought decreases hydropower, increases greenhouse gas emissions; As California enters fourth drought year, conservation efforts and worries increase; Fate of […]

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Daily Digest: Endangered Delta smelt may be extinct, Could California only have one year of water left?, Los Angeles is willing to pay highest price ever for water, State Water Board to discuss urban conservation regs on webcast, and more …

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In California water news today, Endangered Delta smelt may be extinct,  Could California only have one year of water left?, Los Angeles is willing to pay highest price ever for water, Regulators set to approve more stringent water restrictions in drought-stricken California, Tahoe ski resorts struggle to say open through drought, Fight Over Groundwater Spreads to Wealthy California Enclave, Light […]

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