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    May 26 2014

    In her own words: Pat Mulroy: “Water management in the Wild West: Lessons Learned”

    Here is Pat Mulroy, former General Manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, in her own words, speaking at the 2014 spring conference of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA): On February 6, I finally decided 25 years as general manager was enough. I was living ‘Groundhog Day,’ and the only variable was when …

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    Mar 11 2014

    Climate change and the Bay Delta Conservation Plan

    At the February 25 meeting of Metropolitan Water District’s Special Committee on the Bay-Delta, Committee members heard a presentation how climate change is incorporated into the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP).  During the presentation, BDCP Project Manager Jennifer Pierre told Committee members that the BDCP itself was never meant to be a project that addresses …

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    Nov 27 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: Climate change research and California’s water resources

    At the National Water Research Institute’s Drought Response Workshop held in October of this year, Department of Water Resources climatologist Michael Anderson gave a presentation on some of the latest research regarding climate change and California’s water resources. Michael Anderson began with the happy news of what we can expect from climate change: “The future …

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    Sep 23 2013

    Guest commentary: Latest International Climate Change Science Review Gets Underway Today – Previous Trends Confirmed

    From guest blogger Robert Shibatani: For those in the climate change field, the long-awaited date has arrived.  The international climate change community will be watching closely as events unfold in Stockholm, Sweden this week as the IPCC 36th Plenary Session is convened.  The Twelfth Session of Working Group I (WGI-12) will take place from September …

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    Jun 11 2013

    Blog round-up: Bloggers on BDCP costs and benefits, Delta dialogues, a revuelta, climate change and the new normal, and more!

    While most reservoirs around the state don’t look too bad, the same can’t be said for San Luis Reservoir, only at 34% of capacity when this picture was taken on Sunday.  However, this week’s blog round-up is filled to capacity.  Here’s what everyone had to say: $55 billion is really what the BDCP will cost, …

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    Jun 04 2013

    Blog round-up: Bloggers on the BDCP, fish screens, climate change and native fishes, restructuring the SWP and more!

    The BDCP faces a geographic fight, says John Wildermuth over at Fox & Hounds, although they say the politics of geography has nothing to do with it:  ” …  Brown’s people say independent studies show the water project will bring the state at least $5 billion in benefits over the 50-year life of the project. …

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    Jul 16 2012

    Los Angeles, other cities collaborate on climate adaptation strategies

    “Climate change is the defining problem of our time, and how we adapt will determine our longevity as a species,” said Nancy Steele, Executive Director for the Council for Watershed Health, as she welcomed the attendees of the “Mediterranean Cities: A Conference on Climate Change Adaption,” held last month in downtown Los Angeles. The three-day …

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