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    Category Archive: Daily Digest

    Nov 21 2014

    Daily Digest: Capitol Hill talks on drought bill dry up; A glimmer of hope for winter rain and snow; State Senate hearing focuses on streamlining groundwater rights disputes, and more …

    In California water news today, Capitol Hill talks on drought bill dry up, to resume next year; A glimmer of hope for winter rain and snow; UC Davis notes the obvious: Water can’t be stored if it’s not there in the first place; State Senate hearing focuses on streamlining groundwater rights disputes, and more …   …

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    332 total views, 71 views today

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    Nov 20 2014

    Daily Digest: Feinstein’s secret water deal, state will fall short of water recycling goals, curtailments partially lifted, backyard pesticides and more …

    In California water news today, Is Dianne Feinstein crafting a secret water deal to help big pistachio?, State water board allows partial lift of water right curtailments, Fresno driller Steve Arthur finds ‘60 Minutes’ report lacking, As drought turns the tide of public opinion against irrigators, California almond farmers fight back, California will fall short …

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    417 total views, 28 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/20/daily-digest-feinsteins-secret-water-deal-state-will-fall-short-of-water-recycling-goals-curtailments-partially-lifted-backyard-pesticides-and-more/

    Nov 19 2014

    Daily Digest: Talks on drought bill underway on Capitol Hill, curtailment order lifted on Russian River, this week’s rain unlikely to dent drought, and more news …

    In California water news today, Talks on drought bill underway on Capitol Hill, Curtailment order lifted on Russian River, This week’s rain unlikely to dent drought, Drought-stricken town so dry, residents shower in church parking lot, Truck explodes at Santa Paula waste water plant, sending dozens to area hospitals, State urged to avoid crisis at …

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    388 total views, 15 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/19/daily-digest-talks-on-drought-bill-underway-on-capitol-hill-curtailment-order-lifted-on-russian-river-this-weeks-rain-unlikely-to-dent-drought-and-more-news/

    Nov 18 2014

    Daily Digest: High court allows delta water contracts to be challenged, Enviro groups offer drought solutions, Ranchers questioning drought monitor accuracy, Designing CA cities for long-term drought, and more …

    In California water news today, High court allows delta water contracts to be challenged, Environmental groups offer drought solutions, Ranchers questioning accuracy of U.S. Drought Monitor, Designing California Cities for a Long-Term Drought, Farmers shift to permanent crops, despite water uncertainty, Faced with drought, even firefighters conserve water, Drought Brings Boom for Water Delivery Trucks, …

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    564 total views, 17 views today

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    Nov 17 2014

    Daily Digest: 60 minutes on California water, Sacramento’s salmon run in full swing, but drought still a worry, and more …

    In California water news today, 60 minutes on California water, Sacramento’s salmon run in full swing, but drought still a worry, With drought the new normal, California farmers find they have to change, Researcher helps rancher deal with drought, Claim: There is natural gas fracking in the Delta now, Drought blamed for rise in abandoned, …

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    755 total views, 20 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/17/daily-digest-60-minutes-on-california-water-sacramentos-salmon-run-in-full-swing-but-drought-still-a-worry-and-more/

    Nov 16 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: Report says tunnel project will jack up users’ bills & carries caveats, Delta tunnels the next big water fight, Oroville levels dropping (with photos) while water theivery is rising, and more …

    In California water news this weekend, $25 billion delta tunnel project will jack up users’ bills, Tunnel report carries caveats, Delta tunnels the next big water fight, Drought photos – See Lake Oroville fall near historic low over 20 months, Water thievery among the rise in California, Drought hits San Mateo County particularly hard, Water …

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    528 total views, 13 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/16/daily-digest-weekend-edition-report-says-tunnel-project-will-jack-up-users-bills-carries-caveats-delta-tunnels-the-next-big-water-fight-oroville-levels-dropping-with-photos-while-wat/

    Nov 14 2014

    Daily Digest: State says California can afford twin tunnels, State Water Board Lifts Curtailments, Experts say drought not likely to end this winter

    In California water news today, State says California can afford twin tunnel project, Gov. Jerry Brown Says Drought will Test “Political Capacity to Collaborate, State Water Resources Control Board Lifts Curtailments for Pre-1954 Water Rights Holders, California drought not likely to end this winter, experts say, and much more …  In the news today … …

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    433 total views, 16 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/14/daily-digest-state-says-california-can-afford-twin-tunnels-state-water-board-lifts-curtailments-experts-say-drought-not-likely-to-end-this-winter/

    Nov 13 2014

    Daily Digest: Few water rights enforcement actions statewide, relentless drought spells financial disaster for farmers, innovators chasing a cheaper future for desal, and more …

    In California water news today, California has few water rights enforcement actions across state, For California farmers, relentless drought spells financial disaster, Innovators are chasing a cheaper future for desalination, Environmental groups call on Brown to abandon his tunnel scheme, Water theft heightening drought concerns, Recognizing the role of California farmland in economic and environmental …

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    547 total views, 10 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/13/daily-digest-few-water-rights-enforcement-actions-statewide-relentless-drought-spells-financial-disaster-for-farmers-innovators-chasing-a-cheaper-future-for-desal-and-more/

    Nov 12 2014

    Daily Digest: Water usage in U.S. lowest in decades, tomato harvest breaks record while citrus growers assess impact, Numerous parties line up in support of Delta smelt petition, Sites Reservoir backers seek to reduce costs, and more …

    In California water news today, Water conservation efforts pay off: Water usage in U.S. lowest in decades, Drought-defying tomato harvest breaks California record, Orange growers assess drought impact on crop, State craft brewers fear drought could alter business and beer, Numerous parties line up in support of petition in Delta smelt case, Sites Reservoir backers …

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    586 total views, 5 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/12/daily-digest-water-usage-in-u-s-lowest-in-decades-tomato-harvest-breaks-record-while-citrus-growers-assess-impact-numerous-parties-line-up-in-support-of-delta-smelt-petition-sites-reservoir-backe/

    Nov 11 2014

    Daily Digest: Drought is taking California back to the wild, wild west, Drought monitor authors encourage grower’s input; Govt wants farmers to flood their fields, and more …

    In California water news on this Veteran’s Day, Drought is taking California back to the wild, wild west; Drought monitor authors encourage grower’s input, Water levels in California’s reservoirs continue to drop, Why the government wants drought-stricken farmers to flood their fields, Will El Nino bring end to California’s drought?, Preserving an accident, the Salton …

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    748 total views, 8 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/11/daily-digest-drought-is-taking-california-back-to-the-wild-wild-west-drought-monitor-authors-encourage-growers-input-govt-wants-farmers-to-flood-their-fields-and-more/

    Nov 10 2014

    Daily Digest: Gov. Brown looks to solidify his legacy with tunnels and trains, wildlife suffers in drought, Showdown looms as state eyes pesticide plan, and more …

    In California water news today, Governor Jerry Brown looks to solidify his legacy with tunnels and trains, California wildlife suffers in drought, The future of California’s drought, Showdown looms as California eyes pesticide plan, California’s sweeping new groundwater legislation, Heat, drought worsen smog in California, stalling decades of progress and more … In the news …

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    662 total views, 7 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/10/daily-digest-gov-brown-looks-to-solidify-his-legacy-with-tunnels-and-trains-wildlife-suffers-in-drought-showdown-looms-as-state-eyes-pesticide-plan-and-more/

    Nov 09 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: Water thieves a byproduct of drought, Cranes crowd Staten Island, Scott Valley groundwater and the public trust doctrine and more news, plus Westlands fires back at the LA Times

    In California water news this weekend, Water thieves a byproduct of drought, Cranes crowd Staten Island as other Valley habitat dries up, Stockton mayor floats an idea to bring in manatees to eat the hyacinth, Whose groundwater is it?  From the tiny Scott Valley flows a huge issue: the public trust doctrine, The nutty truth …

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    968 total views, 13 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/09/daily-digest-weekend-edition-water-thieves-a-byproduct-of-drought-cranes-crowd-staten-island-scott-valley-groundwater-and-the-public-trust-doctrine-and-more-news-plus-westlands-fires-back-at-the/

    Nov 07 2014

    Daily Digest: Groundwater regulations, farmers and corporations fighting it out for water, pot farmers and marijuana growing regulations, drought, El Nino, Prop 1, and more …

    In California water news today, Will the water last? New groundwater regulations take effect in January, Kale or fracking? Farmers and corporations fight it out for water, Pot farmers steal water amid epic drought, North Coast Regional Water Board moves to implement marijuana growing regulations, Drought clouds future of California wine industry, Hopes for El …

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    755 total views, 3 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/07/daily-digest-groundwater-regulations-farmers-and-corporations-fighting-it-out-for-water-pot-farmers-and-marijuana-growing-regulations-drought-el-nino-prop-1-and-more/

    Nov 06 2014

    Daily Digest: Will Prop 1 pave the way for the Delta tunnels?, Water bond battle turns to implementation, State Water Board issues moratorium on new water connections in Willits, and more …

    In California water news today, Will Proposition 1 pave the way for the Delta tunnels?, California water bond battle turns to implementation, Despite water bond vote, California drought relief elusive, Diverse voices praise water bond passage, Who owns the water?, New county fracking bans likely to face challenges, Jet packs are fun … and they …

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    714 total views, 4 views today

    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/11/06/daily-digest-will-prop-1-pave-the-way-for-the-delta-tunnels-water-bond-battle-turns-to-implementation-state-water-board-issues-moratorium-on-new-water-connections-in-willits-and-more/

    Nov 05 2014

    Daily Digest: Water bond wins passage but results mixed on anti-fracking measures; Californians cut water use by 10.3% in Sept but water use is all over the map; 5 ways a megadrought would change California forever, plus Peter Gleick on what next with the water bond

    In California water news today, Water bond wins passage but results mixed on anti-fracking measures; Californians cut water use by 10.3% in September but water use is all over the map; Meet California’s biggest water hogs; Higher food prices, drought water bank possible if 2015 is dry, water officials tell State Board of Food and …

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