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    Category Archive: Daily Digest

    Sep 01 2014

    Daily Digest, Labor Day edition: Salmon cannons, water jet packs, groundwater rules, big dams, betting on El Nino and more …

    Happy Labor Day!  In the news today, introducing the salmon cannon, Butte County official says new groundwater rules are biggest change to water law in our lifetime, why doesn’t California build big dams anymore, why El Nino is never a good bet, desperately dry California tries to curb private drilling for groundwater, Salton Sea could …

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    Aug 31 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: Groundwater legislation heads to the Governor’s desk, conservation conundrum: water use varies across the state, the drought, the water bond, the BDCP and more …

    In the news today … Lawmakers approve landmark groundwater legislation as it heads to the Governor’s desk, bipartisanship rules this year in Sacramento, Water bond receives mixed reviews in the Delta, Nottoli speaks to supporters in fight against tunnels, conservation conundrum: water use varies across California, race to save a drought-threatened species of salmon, study …

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    Aug 29 2014

    Daily Digest: EPA says proposed Delta tunnels would harm environment, water theft from hydrants suspected in Lemoore, drought may drag on – El Nino or no, how big data helps solve the drought and more, plus will Assembly pass groundwater legislation … ?

    In the news today … EPA says proposed Delta tunnels would harm environment, Water theft from hydrants suspected in Lemoore, underground water war, drought may drag on – El Nino or no, how big data helps solve the drought, groups shun Hetch Hetchy lawsuit despite their own concerns, fracking may endanger groundwater, California Senate approves …

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    Aug 28 2014

    Daily Digest: Groundwater management legislation, BDCP documents, Klamath salmon, groundwater pumping and the “Big One”, and more …

    In the news today, Senate passes groundwater management legislation, Bay Delta Conservation Plan documents to be recirculated, Judge won’t stop water for Klamath salmon, out of control groundwater pumping won’t cause the “big one”, drought brings on a downpour of pseudoscience, drought could impact bird habitats and rice prices, environmentalists debate the good and bad …

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    Aug 27 2014

    Daily Digest: Congress running out of time to reach compromise on drought relief legislation; a new water plan for California?, study examines link between earthquake and drought, what CA can learn from Idaho’s water rights review, and more …

    In the news today, Congress running out of time to reach compromise on drought relief legislation, A new water plan for California?, Study examines link between earthquakes and drought, water districts ask judge to stop Klamath Basin water releases meant to help salmon, bill on water districts takes aim at corruption, parched West can learn …

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    Aug 26 2014

    Daily Digest: Groundwater bills opposed by farmers, drought cutting off water to poor, keeping your car clean without water, 9 before and after photos that show impact of drought, and more …

    In the news today, bills to regulate groundwater opposed by farmers, Army Corps inspects dams following Napa quake, quake early warning system could be built with water bond funds, scientists study other faults and drought after Napa quake, California’s drought cutting off water supplies to state’s poor, nine before and after photos that show impact …

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    Aug 25 2014

    Daily Digest: Did drought lead to the Napa quake?, Groundwater free-for-all attacked by two bills, Lifestyles of the rich and parched, and more

    In the news today, thousands in Napa could be without water for week after quake, did drought lead to the Napa quake?, Groundwater free-for-all attacked by two bills, Lifestyles of the rich and parched, climate change and drought forcing us to change our water supply systems, Californians tearing out lawns to cope with drought, some San …

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    Aug 24 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: Time running out for federal legislation, feds to release water for Klamath salmon, bond funding for conservancies, drought fears in wine country and more …

    In the news today, time running out for federal legislation, federal agency to release extra water for Klamath salmon as farm districts protest, bond funds conservancies with unclear water role, drought fears in wine country, water witches in demand, pressure chambers help Valley farmers save water, a Central Valley road trip shows the impact of …

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    Aug 22 2014

    Daily Digest: Extreme drought causing land to rise upward, groundwater bills stirring debate, tougher sewage rules for Sacramento County and more, plus only in CA: take the #dirtbucketchallenge

    In the news today, extreme drought causing land to rise upward, GPS tracking West’s vanishing water, California farm groups fret over groundwater bills, Desert water agencies oppose groundwater legislation as currently written, Wolk bill would require reporting of water system leaks, court ruling means tougher sewage rules in Sacramento County, California drought continues to take …

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    Aug 21 2014

    Daily Digest: Groundwater bills amended, floor vote expected next week; CA turns to natural gas as drought stifles hydropower, jellyfish in Lake Oroville, fish friendly river intake, O.C. swimming pools targeted and more …

    In the news today, groundwater bills amended; floor vote expected next week; drought has state debating its unregulated pumping, Fresno watchdog sues over Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, drinking out of a paper cup, California turns to natural gas as drought stifles hydropower; amid drought, many wildfires but no disasters yet; California drought stings bees and honey …

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    Aug 20 2014

    Daily Digest: Rights to California surface water far greater than average runoff, Fresno group files lawsuit over SF water usage, lawmakers move to protect the state’s collapsing groundwater supply, XKCD does the CA drought and more …

    In the news today, rights to California surface water far greater than average runoff, Fresno group files lawsuit over water usage in San Francisco, lawmakers move to protect the state’s collapsing groundwater supply, Governor Brown says drought concerns helped build support for water bond, ACWA Board votes unanimously to support water bond, voters to decide …

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    Aug 19 2014

    Daily Digest: 98.8% of California in ‘severe’ drought, inceased ag values mask drought concerns, Monterey to consider catching water from the air, Senator Wolk says the water bond is good for the Delta and more …

    In the news today, report says ‘severe’ drought covers nearly 99.8% of California, the amazing drought statistics, increased ag values mask California drought concerns, making water work better, and inside California’s $7.5 billion drought-survival plan, plus more news and commentary … In the news today … ‘Severe’ drought covers nearly 99.8% of California, report says: …

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    Aug 18 2014

    Daily Digest: Allegations fly over illegal diversions in the Delta, Feinstein & Boxer are pushing forward on drought legislation, and more news and commentary

    In the news today, DWR and USBR allege Delta farmers may be taking water meant for other regions; CSPA fires back, alleging DWR and USBR themselves are illegally diverting water; Feinstein and Boxer are pushing forward on drought legislation, Governor’s tunnels may be closer than thought, Historic drought stokes fears of water crisis, drought limiting …

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    Aug 17 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: Gov. Brown talks twin tunnels, local agencies ordered to enforce water restrictions, and Bay Area losing billions of gallons of water due to leaky pipes, plus the water bond, drought, and more

    In the news today, Governor Brown talks about the twin tunnels, water agencies ordered to enforce statewide water restrictions, Bay Area loses billions of gallons of water to leaky pipes, water bond won’t be a drought buster, San Joaquin County reviewing bond language, water bond gets chorus of kudos in Kings County,  California hasn’t had a …

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    Aug 15 2014

    Daily Digest: Water bond reactions from north to south, how dust could solve the drought, and drought conundrum: to wash or not wash that dirty car? plus lots more news and commentary

    In the news today, water bond reactions from north to south, latest map shows California’s crippling drought leveling off, how dust could solve California’s drought, drought pushing tiny fish towards extinction, it isn’t just dry, it’s hot, and drought conundrum: to wash that dirty car or not?  plus plenty more news and commentary … In …

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