WEEKLY CA WATER NEWS DIGEST for December 30 through January 4

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

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This week’s featured articles …

CA WATER COMMISSION: Climate change effects on the State Water Project and Central Valley Project

The latest climate change assessments show reduced Delta exports and carryover storage due to climate change likely by mid-century

In the latter half of 2018, both the federal and state governments released new climate change assessments that outline the projected course of climate change and its potential effects on water resources.  Both federal and state assessments include chapters on water resources and California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment includes two reports about the impacts of climate change on the State Water Project.  At the December meeting of the California Water Commission, staff from the Department of Water Resources and the Delta Stewardship Council were on hand to present an overview of the newly released assessments.

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In water news this week from around the web …

WEEKEND/MONDAY DAILY DIGEST: California’s droughts hurt fight against climate change. Study tells us why; Is Valley drought back? 2018 ends as a drier-than-normal year; Republicans push innovation as a climate change solution; Novato Creek tide gauges aid sea-level rise, flood planning; As the funds run out, EPA will furlough 13,705 employees; Charting a New Course for Water Supply in the Southwest; and more … READ IT HERE:  Weekend/Monday Daily Digest

TUESDAY: Big Northern California Water Deals Will Trickle Down to San Diego; 2018 another dry year for California; More rain due to climate change may not mean more water resources; Winter is shrinking, Scripps study finds, posing new fire, water risks; California’s coastal habitats face existential threat from rising seas; New Interior FOIA rule could make it harder to get public documents; House Democrats end year with EPA-Interior spending plan; and more … READ IT HERE: Tuesday’s Daily Digest

WEDNESDAY: Storm train to resume along the West Coast this weekend; A decade later for the Yuba River Accord; LA County and Malibu will study Woolsey fire response in a ‘new era of threat’; The Most Important New California Environmental and Health Laws of 2019; The fight over ‘Waters of the US’; and more, plus the man behind most of the ski maps in America READ IT HERE:  Wednesday’s Daily Digest

THURSDAY: Delta tunnels, diversity the focus of new California water leader; California to conduct season’s first snow survey; Lessons from Orange County’s water strategy; Five big things Governor Brown did on climate change; Trump has yet to nominate a DOI secretary to replace Ryan Zinke, so here’s who’s taking over; Speaking of water – Looking back at 2018, ahead to 2019; Why overall water use is declining in US despite population growth; and more … READ IT HERE:  Thursday’s Daily Digest

FRIDAY: Will Gavin Newsom change the state’s water course? Fish and farmers will soon find out; California snowpack below average in year’s first survey – ‘anything is possible’ for water supply; Weekend storm to be start of a Pacific storm parade along the West Coast; Jerry Brown interview transcript: On fights worth fighting, runaway legislatures and ‘stupid’ laws; Leading Women in Water, Colorado River Drought and Promising Solutions — Western Water Year in Review; There’s a lot at stake in the weekly US drought map; and more … READ IT HERE:  Friday’s Daily Digest

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