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    Category Archive: Daily Digest

    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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    Aug 14 2014

    Daily Digest: Governor Brown and lawmakers put $7.5B water bond on the ballot, farmers wary of state regulating groundwater, Secretary Laird discusses drought, where did that El Nino go? and more …

    In the news today, Governor Brown and lawmakers put $7.5B water bond on the ballot, farmers wary of state regulating groundwater, fracking accused of polluting groundwater, Secretary Laird discusses drought, scientists were expecting a big El Nino this year so where did it go?, study focuses on drought and climate change in the Sierra Nevada, …

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    Aug 13 2014

    Daily Digest: Lawmakers plan vote on water bond, Delta farmers accused of ‘unlawful’ water diversions, the meaning of ‘mandatory’ water restrictions depends on where you live, 13 things you probably don’t know about the U.S. water system – but should, and more …

    In the news today, lawmakers plan vote on water bond as Democratic leaders make public push for its passage, Delta farmers accused of ‘unlawful’ water diversions, Access to water proves key factor in farmland value, the meaning of ‘mandatory’ water restrictions depends on where you live, California sets heat record from January through July, Lake …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://mavensnotebook.com/2014/08/13/daily-digest-lawmakers-plan-vote-on-water-bond-as-democratic-leaders-make-public-push-for-its-passage-delta-farmers-accused-of-unlawful-water-diversions-the-meaning-of-mandatory-water-rest/

    Aug 12 2014

    Daily Digest: Governor Brown floats new $7B bond as talks are extended, groundwater legislation waiting in the wings, drought, BDCP, and more, plus why bottled water comes from California …

    In the news today, Governor Brown and legislative leaders float new $7B bond as talks extended, groundwater legislation waiting in the wings, leaks are important but water conservation is the ‘new normal’, officials say. A major utility is an ally to farmers in drought, sonar technology is measuring water underground, why bottled water comes from …

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    Aug 11 2014

    Daily Digest: Lawmakers struggle on water bond, groundwater legislation, drought and much more news and commentary, plus Jay Famiglietti with 4 things you need to know about the drought

    In the news today, lawmakers struggle to agree on lower cost bond as storage and BDCP clog the process; some are hoping to buy more time, groundwater legislation under consideration, drought transforming global food market and helping Rim Fire recovery, plus more news and plenty of commentary and Jay Famiglietti with 4 things you need …

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    Aug 10 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: Atkins says legislature has until Monday to reach water bond deal, lawmakers consider groundwater legislation, problems for Bay Area water agencies getting their water from water banks, and more

    In the news this weekend, Speaker Toni Atkins says legislature has until Monday to reach water bond deal, lawmakers consider historic rules to limit groundwater pumping, problems for Bay Area water agencies getting their water from water banks, Farmers moving to tree nut crops despite drought, record waterfowl population may run out of food due …

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    Aug 08 2014

    Daily Digest: When a deadline on the water bond is not a deadline, drought can’t stop bottled water, water vigilantes, and 188 drought maps, plus commentary on the water bond, the BDCP, groundwater and more …

    In the news today, when a deadline on a water bond is not a deadline, drought can’t stop bottled water, 188 drought maps reveal how thirsty California has become, California’s severe drought unchanged despite record thunderstorms, weak El Nino won’t ease drought, and plenty more news, plus editorials and commentaries on the water bond, the …

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    Aug 07 2014

    Daily Digest: The latest on the water bond, groundwater legislation, and drought as El Nino fizzles and water wars break out over unclaimed water, plus Jake Owen’s drought song and a look at the mid-winter forecast

    In the news today, money for expanding water storage at heart of impasse in water bond negotiations, legislators tour Sites Reservoir in push to pass funding for new water storage, Valley officials throw support behind larger water bond, environmental coalition offers own plan for water bond,  amended versions of groundwater bills now in print, California …

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    Aug 06 2014

    Daily Digest: Governor Brown pitches $6B water bond, what does California need – more water storage or better water management?, 7 weird ways to save water and more …

    In the news today, Governor Brown pitches $6B water bond, what does California need – more water storage or better water management?, local management effective for groundwater, excessive water pumping leaves aquifers vulnerable to pollution, Conan O’Brien urges Californians to save water, Millerton Lake drought photo comparison, drought-ravaged West sprouts a massive pyrocumulus, 7 weird …

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    Aug 05 2014

    Daily Digest: San Joaquin Valley water agency wins damage lawsuit against the feds, time running out to reach water bond, last paved ramp closing at Lake Oroville, state rescinds water curtailment in Rio Dell and more …

    In the news today, San Joaquin Valley water agency wins damage lawsuit against the feds, time running out to reach water bond deal, a short primer on the water bond debate, new technology measures snowpack amid California drought, a modern day Dust Bowl, a week of groundwater news in the Year of Groundwater, and Army …

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    Aug 04 2014

    Daily Digest: Water bond leads agenda as legislators return, Flash flood warning issued after Tuolumne County dam cracks & springs leak, what if California runs out of water, and a short list of effective actions to conserve water at home

    In the news today, water bond leads agenda as legislators return for final month; state water legislation could hike food costs,  drought brings earlier start to grape harvest, beware of humans by dry brush, Tuolumne County’s Twain Harte dam cracks & springs leak, Brown moving forward with legislation to protect homeowners from fines, what if …

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