WEEKLY CA WATER NEWS DIGEST for June 30 through July 5

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

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This week’s featured articles …

METROPOLITAN BAY DELTA COMMITTEE: Update on Governor’s water resilience portfolio and Delta conveyance planning efforts

At last week’s meeting of Metropolitan’s Special Committee on the Bay Delta, Bay Delta Initiatives Manager Steve Arakawa updated the committee on the Governor’s water resilience portfolio and the continuing planning efforts for Delta conveyance.

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In water news this week from around the web …

WEEKEND DAILY DIGEST: Avalanches in June? Heavy Sierra Snowpack Still Poses a Risk for Some Hikers; Inviting but deadly: Officials say to stay out of rivers; Lessons Learned from the State’s first Groundwater Sustainability Plan; Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) adds cutting-edge capabilities for Corps projects; FWS Moves To Add Quantitative Measures To Recovery Plans; America’s ‘Sagebrush Sea’ in the West is going up in smoke. Will anyone help?; Could Bacteria Target Algal Microcystin Toxins Released Into Water?; USDA Research is Driving Technological Innovation; and more … READ IT HERE: Weekend Daily Digest

MONDAY: A water year in review: How has water shaped up for Sacramento and Northern California?; This bizarre prehistoric fish may be the key to preserving Yurok culture in California; A Clean Sweep for Invasive Mussel Biofouling; 18 GPS Garbage Trackers. One Lone Ship. 40 Tons Out of the Ocean. Proof of Concept; Debris continues to collect at Centimudi Boat Launch on Shasta Lake; Civil Grand Jury Dives Into Cachuma Water Disputes, ‘Outdated’ Contract; Even after a rush of snow and rain, the thirsty Colorado River Basin is “not out of the woods yet”; and more … READ IT HERE: Monday’s Daily Digest

TUESDAY: Trump’s Pending Rules on California Water Marked by Missing Documents and Hurried Reviews, Say Scientists; Multi-year Drought Caused Massive Forest Die-off in Sierra Nevada; Friant Water Blueprint Focused on Counties South of Delta; New California Bill Aims to Help Vets Fill Thousands of Water Worker Jobs; USGS Monitoring Groundwater for Hormones and Pharmaceuticals; Climate change looms large in endangered species litigation; Heatwave Causes Thousands Of Mussels To Die In Bodega Bay; and more … READ IT HERE: Tuesday’s Daily Digest

WEDNESDAY: MWD’s New Chair, Gloria Gray, Prioritizes Reliability of Supply & Affordability; Toxic algae threaten ‘gem of Chico’ – and these 10 waterways in the greater Sacramento area; The hard truth about being a 21st century tree in California; An American Icon Finds a Safe Home at Lake Oroville; Can Small-Scale Farmers Grow a Healthier California?; Forecasters Caution 5G Will Interfere With Gathering Weather Data; Geoengineering: A ‘taboo’ idea could cool Earth, or harm it; and more … READ IT HERE:  Wednesday’s Daily Digest

THURSDAY/FRIDAY: Trump said water wars ‘easy’ to fix, what do they say now?; Battle over eminent domain in the Delta; Next climate challenge: Getting the smoky taste out of wine; Best holiday hikes in the Bay Area; Mono County: “Waterless” ranch leases reignite water war; San Diego to assess regional pipeline for delivering Colorado River water; and more … READ IT HERE: Thursday/Friday Daily Digest

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