DAILY DIGEST: Legislation to repair Friant-Kern Canal advances; State wetlands policy returns to original intent; Stanford study offers a way to map where flooded fields best replenish groundwater; No hole in Shasta Dam says Reclamation; and more …

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In California water news today, Legislation to repair Friant-Kern Canal receives 7 – 0 bipartisan support, advances to appropriations committee; State wetlands policy returns to original intent; Stanford study offers a way to map where flooded fields best replenish groundwater; Upgrading California’s Water Grid for Future Needs; “It is not a hole,” says Bureau of Reclamation after viewer takes photo […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Congress approves Colorado River drought plan; Sweeping bill could help CA play catch-up on water contamination; Officials look to Mexico for long-term water supply; Clams and water pumping explain phytoplankton decline in Delta; and more …

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In California water news today, U.S. Congress approves Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan; Sweeping Bill Could Help California Play Catch-Up on Water Contamination; For Long-Term Water Supply, U.S. Officials Look to Mexico; Clams and Water Pumping Explain Phytoplankton Decline in San Francisco Estuary; Report: Glaciers could disappear from several mountain ranges this century; Soil Erosion In The West Is Getting […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Researchers study reservoir evaporation for better budgeting of Colorado River water; Firefighting aircraft ‘increasingly ineffective’ amid worsening wildfires; Trump’s efforts to spur projects hit NEPA wall; Climate change poses security risks say intelligence reports; and more …

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In California water news today, Researchers Study Reservoir Evaporation For Better Budgeting of Colorado River Water; Firefighting aircraft ‘increasingly ineffective’ amid worsening wildfires; Litigating over water: 2 lawsuits take aim at state’s plan to flush 300,000 acre feet of water in bid to add just 1,103 more fish; Trump’s efforts to spur projects hit NEPA wall; Climate change poses security […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: Oroville residents submit petition to ‘hold DWR accountable’ to federal agency; Boosting nature by removing dams; Aging workforce hits water plants especially hard; Richard Frank on the new wetlands regulations; Sunday podcasts; and more …

In California water news this weekend, Oroville residents submit petition to ‘hold DWR accountable’ to federal agency; Boosting nature by removing dams; Aging workforce hits water plants especially hard; UC course helps landowners track water use; What’s Being Done to Save Wild Spaces from Instagram; Dems want documents on Bernhardt’s lobbying work; Global CO2 levels ‘unprecedented’ in last 3M years; […]

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DAILY DIGEST: More rain means more water being released from Lake Shasta; Releases from Oroville Dam spillway to increase Friday; Implementing water conservation legislation; Legal analysis of new wetlands regulations; Senate committee endorses Bernhardt to head Interior Department; and more …

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In California water news today, More rain means more water being released from Lake Shasta — and some flooding; Releases from Oroville Dam spillway to increase Friday; Implementing water conservation legislation; Legal analysis of new wetlands regulations; Senate committee endorses Bernhardt to head Interior Department; The Bay’s colorful salt ponds are fading, and that’s a good thing; and more … […]

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DAILY DIGEST: More rain, wind and mountain snow on the way; Why Harder, other valley reps are asking EPA for close review of delta water plan; Irrigation districts applaud Bureau of Reclamation Lawsuit; and more …

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In California water news today, Rain, wind and mountain snow to blast through US West Coast late this week; River levels rise as more water released from Keswick and Oroville Dams; Why Harder, other valley reps are asking EPA for close review of delta water plan; Oakdale, South San Joaquin Irrigation District Applaud Bureau Of Reclamation Lawsuit; Legal analysis: The […]

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DAILY DIGEST: New wetland regulations; Newly rebuilt Oroville Spillway used for first time; Snow survey results; EPA Secretary Blumenfeld on Newson’s water and climate priorities; Lawmakers introduce legislation in Congress for CO River Drought Contingency Plan; and more …

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In California water news today, California adopts new wetland protections as Trump administration eases them; Reconstructed Oroville Dam spillway used for first time since February 2017 crisis; Sierra Snowpack a ‘Supply Dream’ at 162% of Average; Farmers welcome federal agencies’ suits on flows plan; CalEPA Secretary Blumenfeld on Governor Newsom’s Water & Climate Priorities; Sierra wildfire prep stunted by federal […]

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DAILY DIGEST: CA wants to aim lasers at snowpack to better predict runoff; Restoring mountain meadows to benefit water supply; Oroville spillway expected to be used today; 5 things to know about green infrastructure; and more …

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In California water news today, California wants to aim lasers at snowpack to better predict runoff; Restoring Mountain Meadows to Benefit Water Supply; California’s Rebuilt Oroville Dam Spillway to Open for First Time Since Collapse; Rep. Jared Huffman becoming key Democratic leader on the environment; ‘It’s really in great shape.’ Trump sees warming up close; Debunking Myths: 5 Things To […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Oroville Dam spillway to be used Tuesday; California’s monster snow year … ‘It’s Been a Wild Ride’; On public lands, visitors surge while federal management funds decline; April 1st posts; and more …

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In California water news today, Oroville Dam spillway to be used Tuesday; California’s monster snow year … ‘It’s Been a Wild Ride’; On Public Lands, Visitors Surge While Federal Management Funds Decline; and more … In the news today … Oroville Dam spillway to be used Tuesday:  “The reconstructed main Oroville Dam spillway will be used Tuesday for the first […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: Governor’s drinking water tax plan advances in Assembly, but faces resistance; Oroville Dam spillway about to face its first big test; Public trust doctrine draws attention in courts; Desal’s potential for CA’s water supply; and more …

In California water news this weekend, Governor’s drinking water tax plan advances in Assembly, but faces resistance; Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer joins clean water fight; After near-disaster, Oroville Dam spillway about to face its first big test; California’s public trust doctrine draws attention in courts; Desalination’s Potential for California’s Water Supply; Wildfires May Pollute Water Supplies on a Warming Planet; […]

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