DATATHON: Water Datathon to be held in conjunction with Water Data Science Symposium, July 1-2

Invitation from the Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP), the California Water Quality Monitoring Council, the California Water Boards Data Center, and the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI): As part of the Fourth Annual California Water Boards Water Data Science Symposium on July 1-2, 2019 in Sacramento, CA, you are cordially invited to participate in a datathon, or a day […]

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NOTICE of Petitions for Temporary Urgency Change – U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

From the State Water Board: On May 14, 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) filed petitions for temporary urgency change (TUCPs) for water right License 1986 and Permits 11885, 11886, and 11887 pursuant to Water Code section 1435 et seq. Reclamation anticipates that there will be excess stored water in Millerton Lake this year as a result of higher […]

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NOW AVAILABLE: LIDAR Data for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Suisun Marsh

This week DWR released a new Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) dataset at http://gisarchive.cnra.ca.gov/iso/ImageryBaseMapsLandCover/LIDAR/DeltaLIDAR2017/ LiDAR, or Light Detection and Ranging, is an aerial remote sensing method that can generate precise, three-dimensional information about the features of the landscape and its surface characteristics. LiDAR data has many applications; it can be used to make high-resolution maps, develop contours, […]

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WILDFIRE PREP FOR WATER PROVIDERS: Increased Resilience in the face of Wildfires and Public Safety Power Shut-Off

This announcement was sent to public water providers from the State Water Resources Control Board: With the welcomed increased precipitation in the recent months that helped develop the snowpack and fill our reservoirs, we have abundant growth in vegetation (e.g., the wildflower super blooms).  As the summer sets in, this vegetation dries up and leads to abundant dried fuels for […]

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WATER PLAN eNEWS: ~~Resilience Portfolio~ Summer Conference~ SGMA Resources~ Utilizing Stormwater~ Guidebook Workgroup~ Water Webinar ~~

This week’s California Water Plan eNews includes: Water commission to hear discussion on governor’s water resilience portfolio Resilient adaptation to be focus of summer conference in Nevada Two new resources available to help implement SGMA requirements Stanford article explores ways to get the most out of big California storms DWR’s agricultural water guidebook workgroup set to start work this month […]

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DELTA eNEWS: ~~ County Fair~ Summer Fest~ Sidewalk Saturday~ DCP Meeting~ Yolo Salmon~ Delta Environments~ Ecosystem Restoration ~~

This issue of the Delta eNews includes: San Joaquin County Fair Isleton Summer Fest Sidewalk Saturday in Rio Vista Delta Conservancy Program and Policy Subcommittee meeting June 19 Reclamation, DWR take steps to improve habitat for endangered salmon at the Yolo Bypass Upcoming Human Dimension Research in Delta Environments workshop Save the date: Thresholds and Ecosystem Restoration Symposium — November […]

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PUBLIC MEETING: Agricultural Water Management Plan Guidebook Workgroup

As part of implementing the 2018 water conservation legislation (Assembly Bill 1668 and Senate Bill 606), DWR will hold the first meeting of the “Agricultural Water Management Plan Guidebook Workgroup” in-person and via webinar. Membership to the workgroup is informal and open to all interested parties. DWR will present its plan and schedule for revising the Agricultural Water Management Plan Guidebook for the 2020 […]

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FINAL DOCS: Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Project EIR

The Bureau of Reclamation is making National Environmental Policy Act documents available to the public for the Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Project. Bureau of Reclamation and California Department of Water Resources have prepared a final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the implementation of actions I.6.1 and I.7 identified in the National Marine Fisheries Service’s 2009 […]

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DELTA eNEWS: ~~ Bat Walks~ Blog Post~ First Friday~ ISB Meeting~ Annual Cleanup ~~

This issue of the Delta eNews includes: Bat Talks and Walks at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area On Science and Management in the Delta: A Conversation with Water Expert Jay Lund Wine & Art First Friday at the Pittsburg Marina Delta Independent Science Board meeting notice CDFW annual clean-up day at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Click here to read this […]

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WATER PLAN eNEWS: ~~Bulletin 74~ Wildfire Commission~ Adaptation Clearinghouse~ Meadow Restoration~ Law Seminar~ Data Summit ~~

This week’s California Water Plan eNews includes: Public input sought for update to DWR’s Bulletin 74: California Well Standards Commission to discuss cost and recovery from California’s catastrophic wildfires Webinar series provides information on the State’s Adaptation Clearinghouse Taking climate change into account for mountain meadow restoration Law Seminars International to host SGMA conference next month in Sacramento August dates […]

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