WEEKLY DIGEST for September 30 through Oct 5

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

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In water news this week from around the web …

WEEKEND DAILY DIGEST: Natural disaster is inevitable in California. And it can define a governor’s legacy; Newsom’s and Cox’s visions of California’s governorship radically differ; Governor Brown signs bill requiring state to control Sativa Water District serving Compton, Willowbrook; Trump signs bill requiring independent inspection of Oroville Dam; Supreme Court: Fate of species law may hinge on fight over lowly frog; EPA: Pruitt’s gone with investigators on his trail; and more … READ IT HERE: Weekend Daily Digest

MONDAY: Justices turn down California beach access spat; California fires: Why October is the most dangerous month; California’s big bet on underground storage: Risky?; Yurok tribe revives ancestral lands by restoring salmon runs, protecting wildlife; Northern California tribe treks 300 miles to save its salmon; Sacramento: Residents debate controversial water vault project in McKinley Park; LADWP gets comments on Mono leases at scoping meeting; Workshops to present three plans to save the Salton Sea; and more … READ IT HERE: Monday’s Daily Digest

TUESDAY: California marks another dry year; Supreme Court Won’t Review California Billionaire’s Case Over Beach Access; New underwater trail of historic sunken boats opens at Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay; Southern California, parched and wary, hopes for rain, readies for flash floods; Rosa and non-tropical storm to deliver dangerous flooding, drought-busting rain in southwestern US; Arizona hopeful to reach Colorado River deal; and more … READ IT HERE: Tuesday’s Daily Digest

WEDNESDAY: The $8.9 million California water bond that has environmentalists divided; How a law on lead in school drinking water may not go far enough; California Turning Away From Traditional Imported Water Sources and Toward More Resilient Localized Water Supplies; The cost of cleaning up nitrate contamination falls on America’s poorest counties; AI may be monitoring water supply sources soon; Meet the farmer of the future: Robots; Photo Gallery: See what the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act preserves; and more … READ IT HERE:  Wednesday’s Daily Digest

THURSDAY: Is Groundwater Recharge a ‘Beneficial Use’? California Law Says No.; Groundwater sustainability in the San Joaquin Valley: Multiple benefits if agricultural lands are retired and restored strategically; Denham is desperate to stop a California water plan. Nothing has worked – yet; Denham makes case for Central Valley water; A race to the finish on Oroville Dam fix; What to do when the floodwaters rise; Commerce declares West Coast salmon disaster; Trump officials blame ‘environmental terrorists’ for wildfires. California loggers disagree; Climate scientists are struggling to find the right words for very bad news; and more … READ IT HERE: Thursday’s Daily Digest

FRIDAY: The country’s cheapest water is in the West’s driest cities; Ballot measure aims at CA water solutions, but at a steep cost; In Water-Stressed California and the Southwest, An Acre-Foot of Water Goes a Lot Further Than It Used To; New California law requires day care facilities to test for lead in water; California beaches are supposed to be public. So why is Hollister Ranch an exception?; What Would You Do About Water If You Were California’s Next Governor?; Legal: Reimbursement for State Mandates Denied Because Proposition 218 Does Not Affect Local Governments’ Fee-Levying Authority; Interior Department implements new science policy; and more … READ IT HERE:  Friday’s Daily Digest

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