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    Category Archive: Daily Digest

    Sep 23 2014

    Daily Digest: UC Professor says wildfires an opportunity to increase water supply, Drought leaves Metropolitan with tightening reserves as water shortages are expected to worsen, plus land subsidence, West Nile, Governor signs water bills and more …

    In California water news today, UC Berkeley Professor Says Wildfires Create Opportunity for California to Increase Water Supply, drought and climate change force re-evaluation of wildfire-fighting priorities, Drought leaves Metropolitan with tightening reserves with cuts possible in 2015, water shortage expected to worsen across much of the state, UC Davis study says land subsidence speeding …

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    Sep 22 2014

    Daily Digest: Drought may be cause for Mt. Shasta mudslide, boat dumpers have met their match in the Delta, record drought hastens dramatic spread of wildfires, dried-up dams and other extraordinary images and more …

    In California water news today, drought may be cause for Mt. Shasta mudslide, boat dumpers have met their match in the Delta, record drought hastens dramatic spread of wildfires, dried-up dams, boats at the bottom of reservoirs and other extraordinary images of the drought, drought forecast to intensify, voters to decide water bond, some wells …

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    Sep 21 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: Congress leaves town without agreement on drought legislation, a coming ‘tsunami’ of dry wells, glacier on Mount Shasta breaks, prompts flash flood warning, and more news and commentary

    In California water news this weekend, Congress leaves town without agreement on drought legislation, a coming ‘tsunami’ of dry wells, debate on Proposition 1, Governor Brown orders help for dry wells, record amount of fire retardant used to fight blaze, glacier on Mount Shasta breaks off, prompting flash flood warning, Waterway cleanups remove tons of …

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    Sep 19 2014

    Daily Digest: Congress keeps California water talks flowing, lawsuit a test for groundwater rights, are water rules easing or aiding drought?, Bureau releasing 23,000 AF for fall fish flows, do tarantulas signal end of drought and more …

    In California water news today, Congress keeps California water talks flowing, lawsuit over dwindling river a test for groundwater rights, are California water rules easing or aiding drought, Bureau releasing 23,000 AF for fall fish flows, Indians dancing against Shasta Dam raise, ‘Brown is beautiful landscaping bill signed by the Governor, does a tarantula boom …

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    Sep 18 2014

    Daily Digest: State dodges power crisis this summer despite heat & drought; landscape expert says CalTrans water-saving projects could harm trees; Klamath salmon returning in big numbers, more water released, and more water news

    In California water news today, the state dodges power crisis this summer despite heat & drought; landscape expert says CalTrans water-saving projects could harm trees; Klamath salmon returning in big numbers, more water released;In a central California town, the answer to the question, do you have water, is no; Why fewer acres have burned this …

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    Sep 17 2014

    Daily Digest: Governor Brown signs historic groundwater management legislation but lawsuits could bog down new groundwater law; Water rights decision has 9th Circuit Court flummoxed, more water for the Klamath, and more news and commentary …

    In California water news today, Governor Brown signs historic groundwater management legislation, but lawsuits could bog down new groundwater law; Water rights decision has 9th Circuit Court flummoxed, Feds release emergency water to Trinity and lower Klamath rivers after deadly parasite found in fish, the town of Weed a snapshot of challenges facing firefighters, Drought …

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    Sep 16 2014

    Daily Digest: Governor Brown’s tunnel plan gets bashed in Washington, Governor to sign groundwater bill today, tribes protest plan to raise dam, and more news, plus a video flyover of Lake Oroville

    In California water news today, Governor Brown’s tunnel plan gets bashed in Washington, Governor to sign groundwater bill today, tribes protest plan to raise dam, Plumas County gets more water in talks with DWR, Marijuana farmer says he has solved California drought, California State Parks parched by drought, drought threatens sushi, Company proposes a better …

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    Sep 15 2014

    Daily Digest: Why more trees in the Sierra mean less water, State poised to restrict groundwater pumping, groundwater bank gets corporate funding, Richard Frank on groundwater legislation and more …

    In California water news today, why more trees in the Sierra mean less water for California, California poised to restrict groundwater pumping, groundwater bank gets corporate funding, Glenn County Supervisor broaches subject of a moratorium on new wells, major manure clean up in northwest Santa Rosa (with video!), Valley and foothill communities using less water, …

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    Sep 14 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: How long will California survive without water, super-rich make last stand against drought, Avenal could run out of water, swimming pools and drought, and more …

    In California water news this weekend, how long will California survive without water, super-rich make last stand against California drought, Avenal could run out of water, water agencies are learning that pools aren’t a big factor during a drought, billions of gallons of water lost to leaks each year, survey finds almond growers deeply impacted …

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    Sep 12 2014

    Daily Digest: ‘Injection’ plan to save fall run salmon, pistachio crop swells, California hit with West Nile outbreak, nudist colony accused of stealing water, and more news and commentary …

    In California water news today, ‘Injection’ plan to save fall run salmon, pistachio crop expected to swell despite the drought, California hit with West Nile outbreak and drought is to blame, Garamendi and McNerney introduce bill to block federal funds for BDCP, Drought Task Force hears list of water problems in Glenn County, Los Gatos …

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    Sep 11 2014

    Daily Digest: Farmers stymied by fish protections, drought could claim 25% of rice crop, officials garner support for Sites Reservoir, Stewardship Council’s message hits the road and more …

    In California water news today, farmers stymied by fish protections, drought could claim a quarter of the rice crop, officials garner support for water bond for Sites Reservoir, Delta Stewardship Council’s message of policy and science collaboration hits the road, statewide water use drops, California plans the nation’s most detailed sea level rise database, forest …

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    Sep 10 2014

    Daily Digest: Communities still thirsting for drought help from Congress, field poll shows support for $7.5 billion water bond, Valley congressmen want to stop federal funding for the BDCP, where has all the Shasta dam water gone, and more news and commentary …

    In California water news today, California communities still thirsting for drought help from Congress, field poll shows support for $7.5 billion water bond, Valley congressmen want to stop federal funding of the BDCP, where has all the Shasta Dam water gone?, Drought creates a series of problems for migratory birds and wildlife managers, Californians improving …

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    Sep 09 2014

    Daily Digest: Five things to know about the drought legislation stuck in Congress, a look at well-drilling activity in the Central Valley, simulation lets you pick ways to solve water woes and more news, plus State Water Board on webcast

    In California water news today, five things to know about the drought legislation stuck in Congress, a look at well-drilling activity in the Central Valley, simulation lets Californians pick ways to solve water woes, habitat white paper adopted by DSC, River News-Herald reports on the recirculation of the BDCP, record Calfiornia walnut crop seen but …

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    Sep 08 2014

    Daily Digest: Groundwater legislation not an instant fix, Dry creeks now flowing after Napa quake, drought won’t dampen Morro Bay’s avocado party, and more news and commentary …

    In California water news today, groundwater legislation not an instant fix for aquifers, Dry creeks now flowing after Napa quake, Temperance Flat project moves ahead, Californians become creative as drought dries out their lawns, and more news and commentary … In the news today … Groundwater legislation not an instant fix for aquifers:  “California is …

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    Sep 07 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: California waits on Congress, Kashkari calls for halt to twin tunnels project, Temperance Flat project issues draft EIR, Nature Conservancy rents wetlands for birds, nudist colony runs dry in drought and more …

    In California water news this weekend, California waits on Congress for action – or more likely inaction, Gubernatorial candidate Kashakri calls for halt to twin tunnels project, Temperance Flat project issues draft EIR, Nature Conservancy rents wetlands for birds in the Sacramento Valley, almond growers turn to groundwater amid drought, drought lingers yet some homes …

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