WEEKLY CA WATER NEWS DIGEST for December 9 through 14

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: Big setback for Delta tunnels; How does climate change impact water?; Record number of chinook salmon returning to Mokelumne River; A toxic dumping ground festers on the border; US States to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan; and more … READ IT HERE:  Weekend Daily Digest

MONDAY: California groundwater: Dry wells and sinking ground as state struggles with groundwater crisis; Kern County proposes walking away from groundwater management role it previously embraced; Camp Fire effect on groundwater, wildlife still uncertain; Harvard quietly amasses California vineyards – and the water underneath; Brown’s Delta tunnels are now Newsom’s; Feinstein on extending the WIIN Act; and more … READ IT HERE:  Monday’s Daily Digest

TUESDAY: Feinstein pushes to extend controversial water law despite environmental concern; Negotiations over ‘water grab’ may continue into ‘eleventh hour’; FERC panel finds deficiencies in Oroville Dam safety reviews; Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections; A wet start to the winter brings piles of snow to California mountains and high hopes for water supply; Extreme events ‘virtually impossible’ without climate warming; Imperial Irrigation District tentatively agrees to Colorado River drought measures; and more … READ IT HERE:  Tuesday’s Daily Digest

WEDNESDAY: After delays, water board to tackle flows proposal; Trump administration announces plan to roll back rules on stream, wetland protection; California suit seeks to extend water contracts; Kern County Supervisors vote to withdraw from Kern Groundwater Authority; Santa Barbara, Montecito move forward on desalination plan; Metropolitan Water District approves Colorado River shortage plan; and more … READ IT HERE:  Wednesday’s Daily Digest

THURSDAY: California adopts landmark river plan to bring back salmon; Westlands’ role in Shasta Dam raising project takes a beating in Redding; WaterFix runs into setback from regulator; Climate change will bring more strong El Niños. Here’s what that means for California; Southwestern US states close to sealing drought deal; and more … READ IT HERE:  Thursday’s Daily Digest

FRIDAY: Fallout from State Water Board vote continues, lawsuits threatened; Man behind snow survey set to retire; Bay Institute releases 20th anniversary edition of Sierra to Sea report; McKinleyville man helps save salmon – with math; Surfrider report: California coastal management gets high marks, still needs work to face rising sea-level threats; Southwestern states given until January 31st to seal drought deal; and more … READ IT HERE:  Friday’s Daily Digest

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