WEEKLY CA WATER NEWS DIGEST for Sept 29 – Oct 4

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: Defying environmentalists, Newsom vetoes bill to block Trump’s Endangered Species Act rollback; The Interior Secretary Wants to Enlarge a Dam. An Old Lobbying Client Would Benefit; $100 million desalination project to be led by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; Water experts tell Trump no, the homeless aren’t hurting California water quality; A cooler start to October, but little precipitation on the horizon; In a New Study on Bird Loss, Some Scientists Say Subtlety Is Lost, Too; Two new dams near the Grand Canyon? Conservation groups call the plan ‘unconscionable’; Nutria as tasty dog treats; and more … READ IT HERE:  Weekend Daily Digest

MONDAY: Chasing a memory: In California, orcas and salmon have become so scarce people have forgotten what once was. Will the Northwest be next?; Some Ecosystems Offer Refuge for Wildlife in a Warming World; Scientists assess waters off San Francisco and fear a climatic intruder; Victory for defenders of Californian waterways; Newsom vetoes bill to freeze water, environmental regulations; The Natural Way: Biological Treatment For Groundwater Contaminant Removal; ‘Historic’ winter storm dumps 3 feet of snow, smashes records in West; and more … READ IT HERE:  Monday’s Daily Digest

TUESDAY: Future uncertain for Shasta Dam raising after irrigation district stops work on study; September Delta conveyance update; 2018-19 water year closes with some good and some great news; A historic bid for limited boating at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir; How Does Climate Change Affect Mountainous Watersheds That Give Us Our Water?; Big Ag is in the running to be a climate crisis hero; Understanding and Responding to the Role of Drought in National Security; and more … READ IT HERE:  Tuesday’s Daily Digest

WEDNESDAY:  Trump administration surrenders to California, backs off on Delta water fight; Newsom signs Dodd’s water management bill, Tijuana River bill; 7 trillion tiny pieces of plastic wash into San Francisco Bay every year, new study shows; Fall salmon return to Coleman Hatchery; Race to the bottom: The Incredible Surge of Groundwater Extraction in California; Eco-groups sue feds, allege that Glen Canyon Dam plan ignores climate change; and more … READ IT HERE: Wednesday’s Daily Digest

THURSDAY: EPA makes good on Trump’s threat, cites San Francisco for water pollution; How groundwater management activities can affect water quantity and quality; California Water Board Could Leave Non-Compliant Emerald Triangle Cannabis Farmers High & Dry; How the USDA Helps California Farmers Steward Water and Land; California fines Chevron $2.7 million for surface oil spills at Cymric field in Kern County; Clean Water Act Showdown at Supreme Court Might Be Avoided. For Now.; UA-Led Study Measures Impact Of Built Environment On Water Use; and more … READ IT HERE:  Thursday’s Daily Digest

FRIDAY: The next big California vs. Trump fight is over water and endangered species; Feinstein, Harris ask for probe of EPA notice against SF; A ‘Chilling Message’: Trump Critics See a Deeper Agenda in California Feud; ‘Extreme Weather’ Focus of DWR Climate Change Summit; This sprayable gel could prevent wildfires from catching hold; The Bay Foundation Director Tom Ford Advocates for National Estuary Program Funding; Which places can expect another snowy winter? AccuWeather’s winter forecast; and more … READ IT HERE:  Friday’s Daily Digest

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