WEEKLY DIGEST for July 29 through Aug 3

A list of posts published on Maven’s Notebook this week …

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This week’s featured articles …

METROPOLITAN BAY-DELTA COMMITTEE: California Water Fix update, State Water Board’s Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan update

At the July meeting of the Metropolitan’s Special Committee on the Bay Delta, committee members received an update on the California Water Fix project, including a report on the recent meetings of the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Agency and the Delta Conveyance Finance JPA. They were also briefed on the State Water Board’s update to the Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan.

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In water news this week from around the web …

WEEKEND DAILY DIGEST: A week after visit to New Melones, Department of Interior blasts state water plan; State water plan imperils Chicken Ranch tribe’s plan to use land for agriculture; New lawsuit alleges mismanagement of island in the Delta; When noise becomes signal: Unusual California precipitation over last two winters could have been predicted; With state allocation set, Sites Reservoir officials begin securing more funding; The Hoover Dam changed America – and it might do it again; Endangered Species Act: Trump admin torpedoes Obama-era mitigation goal; and more … READ IT HERE:  Weekend Daily Digest

MONDAY: California says this chemical causes cancer. So why is it being sprayed into drinking water?; Hot Weather, Land Abuses Fueling Algal Blooms in Western Waters; California’s raging wildfires are creating lightning-filled volcanic clouds; California regulators consider conservation protections for the state’s largest estuary; Senate’s to-do list: Interior-EPA spending bill, floods, defense; and more … READ IT HERE:  Monday’s Daily Digest

TUESDAY:  Feds warn of potential legal battle over state water plan; Ag groups urge State Water Board to reject flows plan; Does the Bay Area have enough water for economic growth and salmon?; Groundwater recharge project informs statewide sustainability efforts; Report: Golden Gate fish route critical for orcas; Improving long term forecasts to predict unusual California precipitation; and more …  READ IT HERE:  Tuesday’s Daily Digest

WEDNESDAY: Two Perspectives: California Plan Would Shift Water Away From Farms And Cities, And Back To Rivers; Oroville Dam independent review board releases first report; AB 1755 and the politics of California water data; and more … READ IT HERE:  Wednesday’s Daily Digest

THURSDAY: In California water news today, In the California desert, a farm baron is building a water and energy empire; Deeply Talks: Water Conservation and Efficiency Challenges; Here’s what you should know about the state water plan; 2017 was one of the hottest on record; Butte DA jumps another hurdle for Oroville Dam lawsuit against DWR; and more … READ IT HERE:  Thursday’s Daily Digest

FRIDAY: Stanislaus, Merced county leaders spend $100K to expand ‘fish vs. farmers’ water fight, but some say proposed Delta flow regulations are too weak; Fire down below: New environmental concern raised as Southern California Republican tries to block judicial review of tunnels; Do shrimp hold the key to a clearer Lake Tahoe? Researchers plan to find out; The great Hetch Hetchy debate; How is climate change affecting California’s way of life?; Trump’s trade war becoming a hot potato for California House Republicans; and more … READ IT HERE:  Friday’s Daily Digest

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