DAILY DIGEST: Atmospheric river boosted CA snowpack well above average by mid-January; Implementing groundwater regulations in Kern County; Departing Nevada state engineer approves controversial water market near Eureka; ‘The United States won’t let Lake Mead crash’; and more …

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In California water news today, Atmospheric river boosted California snowpack well above average by mid-January; Implementing groundwater regulations in Kern County; Departing Nevada state engineer approves controversial water market near Eureka; ‘The United States won’t let Lake Mead crash’; and more … On the calendar today … The State Water Board meets at 9:30am.  Agenda items include consideration of adoption […]

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DAILY DIGEST, Martin Luther King Day edition: Sen. Feinstein drops support for WIIN Act; Teenage diver finds tons of golf balls rotting off California coast; Federal shutdown impacting Eel River salmon; Could Lake Powell become a ‘dead pool’? ; and more …

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.  –Martin Luther King, Jr. In California water news today, Senator Dianne Feinstein drops support for WIIN Act; Teenage Diver Finds Tons of Golf Balls Rotting Off California Coast; Federal shutdown impacting Eel River […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: Harder praises Trump, Denham for work to keep water for farmers; CA lawmakers seek funding for the polluted New River; New reservoir rules leave 2B more gallons of water in Lake Mendocino; Drought legislation takes shape in Arizona; and more …

In California water news this weekend, Strange bedfellows: Harder praises Trump, Denham for work to keep water for farmers; ‘A crisis of sewage’: California lawmakers seek funding for the polluted New River; Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations leave 2 billion gallons more water in Lake Mendocino after rains; Snow and wind expected in Tahoe on Sunday – avalanche warning issued for […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Shasta Dam raising project runs into legal, congressional roadblocks; Feds rush Whittier Narrows Dam fix; Cities prepare for king tides; Arizona House Democrats want drought plan to mandate conservation; and more …

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In California water news today, Shasta Dam raising project runs into legal, congressional roadblocks; Feds rush Whittier Narrows Dam fix to prevent breach that would flood 1M residents from Pico Rivera to Long Beach; Coastal flooding likely with weekend’s high tides; cities prep with sandbags; ‘Atmospheric river’ moves out of Sacramento, state after putting dent in state’s drought conditions; Arizona […]

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DAILY DIGEST: What’s next after voters spurn bond to fix sinking Friant-Kern Canal; Work begins on $1.5B Shasta Dam raising; SGMA expected to further dampen once-hot market for Kern County farmland; Arizona lawmakers get first look at drought contingency plan; and more …

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In California water news today, What’s Next After Voters Spurn Bond to Fix Sinking Friant-Kern Canal; Work begins on $1.5 billion Shasta Dam raising; California’s favorite snow surveyor retires; Delta restoration project moves ahead; Super blood wolf moon, king tides, high surf in forecast; Groundwater pumping restrictions expected to further dampen once-hot market for Kern County farmland; Arizona lawmakers get […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Storms to dump up to seven feet of snow; El Nino, a no-show so far; Idled farmland presents habitat restoration opportunities in San Joaquin Valley; Hangover from 2018 drought likely to deplete Colorado River spring runoff; and more …

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In California water news today, California storms to dump up to seven feet of snow, force evacuations; One Of The World’s Largest Rivers Is Floating Above California. It’s Bringing Rain, Possible Flooding And A Blizzard Warning; El Nino, a no-show so far, losing steam; Idled farmland presents habitat restoration opportunities in San Joaquin Desert; USDA invests $449M in California Water […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Santa Clara Valley Water District files suit challenging state plan to divert water for fish; Potent Pacific storm to bring extra snow and rain to California; Nasdaq launches California water pricing index; Babbitt: Colorado River drought plan just the beginning of tough decisions needed; and more …

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In California water news today, Santa Clara Valley Water District files suit challenging state plan to divert water for fish; People will be saying ‘atmospheric river’ a lot on Wednesday. Here’s what that means; Potent Pacific storm to bring extra snow and rain to California; Governor Newsom unveils $144 billion budget; Government shutdown strains farm country; Nasdaq launches California water […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Parade of storms to bring soaking rain and feet of snow to CA; Wade Crowfoot appointed to lead Natural Resources Agency; The West’s great river hits its limits: Will the Colorado River run dry?; and more …

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In California water news today, Parade of Storms to Bring Soaking Rain and Feet of Snow to California This Week; California snowpack surges after slow start. Will it be enough to combat years of drought?; Gavin Newsom appoints Wade Crowfoot to lead Natural Resources Agency; Desalination plants produce more waste brine than thought; Five key environmental impacts of the government […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: In this water-starved California town, one citrus farmer is trying to hang on; More on border wall funding and Bay Delta Plan lawsuits; Governor Newsom pushes drinking water fix; New year, new laws affecting water; and more …

In California water news this weekend, In this water-starved California town, one citrus farmer is trying to hang on; Trump eyes taking money from California flood projects to pay for border wall; Bay Delta Plan lawsuits, Gavin Newsom makes surprise trip to Stanislaus County to discuss drinking water fix; New year, new laws affecting water; Warning: A ‘Shrinking Window’ of […]

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DAILY DIGEST: California water projects could be tapped to pay for Trump’s border wall; San Francisco, Irrigation districts sue the State Board; Zero Delta smelt found in CDFW Fall Midwater Trawl; Supreme Court to decide if CEQA review is required for well permits; and more …

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In California water news today, California water projects could be tapped to pay for Trump’s border wall; San Francisco sues state over potentially drastic reductions; Fight over water heads to court: Irrigation districts sue the State Board; For the first time ever, zero Delta smelt found in CDFW Fall Midwater Trawl; Gavin Newsom budget calls for drinking water tax to […]

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