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Environmental documents for the Coordinated Long-Term Operation of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project presented at Los Banos public meeting

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The draft environmental documents analyze the environmental impacts of the implementation of the biological opinions on state and federal water project operations On Tuesday, September 15, the Bureau of Reclamation held a public meeting in Los Banos, one of the four public meetings held across the state to gather public comment on the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the […]

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Celeste Cantu: A 21st-century relationship with water


The 21st Century delivers unprecedented challenges to water, key to life, economy and the environment. Unless we examine our relationship with water, we will continue to take it for granted, waste and pollute it, says Celeste Cantu. Celeste Cantu is the General Manager, for the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority and the Integrated Regional Watershed Management Plan called One Water One […]

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Daily Digest: Storms bring more precipitation but not relief to those dependent on older wells, storm flows create challenges, plus revised tunnel plan is still a bad idea, says Erik Vink

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In California water news today, Storms bring more precipitation to the Sierras, Ski resorts’ uphill battle with drought, Will California’s Wet Weather Ease The Multi-Year Drought?, Rain hasn’t brought relief for those dependent on older wells, Drought brings smaller harvests, more hunger among farmworkers, Storm flows lead to challenges for water system, Regulations would expand coastal California sanctuaries, $1 million […]

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Peter Gleick: Solutions in a world of peak water limits

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For one week each October, Chicago Ideas Week brings together some of the world’s most outstanding speakers to present their ideas and inspire the innovations of tomorrow at 80+ sessions across the city of Chicago. In October of 2013, the Pacific Institute’s Peter Gleick opened a session on water with this speech, Solutions in a World of Peak Water Limits, […]

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Support Maven’s Notebook and help make an impact on California water in 2015!

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Dear readers: As the year draws to a close, I’d like to thank you for being a reader of Maven’s Notebook. I also want to talk a bit about the accomplishments this year, as well as look to the future. Maven’s Notebook readership continued to grow, reaching an all-time high in August. The detailed and extensive coverage of meetings and […]

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