BLOG ROUND UP: How much water is pumped from the Delta Banks pumping plant? A mystery; plus San Joaquin River tributary flow objectives, Delta tunnels, Water Storage Investment Program, Clinton and Trump, and more …

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How much water is pumped from the Delta Banks pumping plant? A mystery: The California Water Blog writes, “As the old saying goes, “Someone with one watch knows what time it is, someone with two watches is never sure.”  Water accounting is fundamental to water management, but is not easy. But any accounting is more difficult and expensive if it […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: State working with City of Delano on innovative approach to remove nitrate from drinking water; Irvine Ranch WD to install largest public water agency energy storage network in the US; New Spanish language water awareness TV ads

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State Working with City of Delano on Innovative Approach to Remove Nitrate from Drinking Water From the State Water Resources Control Board: In a novel approach to a widespread problem, the State Water Resources Control Board is working with the city of Delano on an innovative pilot program to remove nitrate from groundwater that will be used as a drinking […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING, new legislation edition: Governor signs bills to submeter multifamily residences, climate-safe infrastructure, and help CA water users fight climate change

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Governor signs landmark bill to submeter all new apartments, multifamily residences Bill will help renters and property owners conserve water From the office of Senator Lois Wolk: Yesterday, after a four-year effort, the Governor signed a landmark measure by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) to encourage responsible water use and conservation by requiring water meters and submeters in new apartment and […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Tapping storm flows to boost urban water supplies; Farmers drilling more wells as groundwater limits loom; La Nina may arrive, or just as likely stay away; Where Clinton and Trump stand on climate change; and more …

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In California water news today, Tapping storm flows to boost California’s urban water supplies; Farmers drilling more wells as groundwater limits loom; Drought update: La Nina may arrive, or just as likely stay away; Where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on climate change; and more … On the calendar today … STORMS Free webinar today: Transforming Gray Space into […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: Agencies should dump tunnels plan or start over, say conservation groups; Cache Slough Complex Conservation Assessment released; 100 Shell Oil underground storage tank sites banned from cleanup fund; Malibu Creek Flows supplemented to preserve threatened steelhead trout

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DELTA TUNNELS: Agencies Should Dump Plan or Start Over, say conservation groups President Obama’s environmental legacy at risk From Restore the Delta: A coalition of conservation, public interest, and fishing groups has sent a letter to the state and federal agencies overseeing the proposed Delta Tunnels proposal asking them to either drop the plan, or develop a new Draft EIR/EIS […]

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Reservoir and water conditions for September 26

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Here are the latest reservoir and water conditions: For even more reservoir and water conditions, visit the Notebook’s Water and Hydrology Internet Resources page. Sign up for daily email service and you’ll never miss a post! Sign up for daily emails and get all the Notebook’s aggregated and original water news content delivered to your email box by 9AM. Breaking […]

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CALENDAR NOTES: A full month in October for conferences, public workshops, webinars, seminars, and more …

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October 5 – 7  Water Smart Innovations (Las Vegas) Water professionals from around the globe will meet in Las Vegas this to share their expertise and experiences in urban water efficiency at the 9th annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, October 5-7 at the South Point Hotel and Conference Center. Recognized as the world’s preeminent urban water efficiency conference and […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: Farmers say, ‘No apologies,’ as well drilling hits record levels in San Joaquin Valley; Klamath River dams could be on chopping block; Dodd’s Open and Transparent Water Act signed into law; and more …

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In California water news this weekend, Farmers say, ‘No apologies,’ as well drilling hits record levels in San Joaquin Valley; Klamath River dams could be on chopping block; Dodd’s Open and Transparent Water Act signed into law; Fish fight! Leaving water in the river for threatened salmon sparks controversy; Drug-resistant germs thrive in America’s corroding water systems; Community celebration centers […]

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Daily Digest: Climate change is here: Inside the summer of hell and high water; Toxic algae blooms in over 40 California waterways set record for highest count in state history; Rescued fish returned to north state streams; Felicia Marcus responds to Modesto Bee editorial, and more …

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In California water news today, Climate change is here: Inside the summer of hell and high water; Toxic algae blooms in over 40 California waterways set record for highest count in state history; Rescued fish returned to north state streams; Public comment period extended on Russian River low flow project; Bay Area refinery shuts down after oil sheen is spotted […]

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