DAILY DIGEST: Will the twin tunnels become a reality?; DWR releases formerly secret Oroville findings by independent board; Water under Oroville spillway probably caused February collapse, state consultants say; Engineers rebuild behemoth Calaveras Dam in face of earthquake risks; and more …

In California water news today, Will the twin tunnels become a reality?; DWR releases formerly secret findings by independent board looking at Oroville Dam redesign; State kept these Oroville dam documents secret at first.  Now they’ve partially released two of them; Fixing Oroville Dam will cost millions.  Who should pay the bill?; Water under Oroville spillway probably caused February collapse, […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Trump’s border could have lasting effects on rivers, water supply; Tahoe got so much snow, you can ski all summer; and more news, plus “Pretend you are a river … “

In California water news today, Trump’s border could have lasting effects on rivers, water supply; Tahoe got so much snow, you can ski all summer; Google’s data center raises stakes in South Carolina’s water wars; Truckee River out of Lake Tahoe has the highest flows since 2006, prompting advisory; Assembly bill carries renewed hope of improvements for Clear Lake; Napa […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: Watchdogs and feds say San Luis Reservoir at risk if an earthquake strikes; What went wrong at Oroville? Congressional Democrats demand answers; 50 programs scrapped at EPA; and more …

In California water news this weekend, Watchdogs and feds say San Luis Reservoir at risk if an earthquake strikes; What went wrong at Oroville? Congressional Democrats demand answers; DWR continues recovery efforts, blasts slopes near spillway; Drought’s not over for everybody; New technologies aim to help California conserve; Animation shows California’s dramatic reversal of fortune; For want of a drink; […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Blasting could start today on the Oroville Dam spillway; Yearly dam inspection bill proposed; Zinke names former campaign manager to the Bureau of Reclamation; and more …

In California water news today, Blasting could start today on the Oroville Dam spillway; Coalition asks feds to lift secrecy shrouding Oroville Dam spillway project; Yearly dam inspection bill proposed; Zinke names former campaign manager to the Bureau of Reclamation; Sierra mountain water returns to 800,000 East Bay taps; Forty acres of floating logs choke part of Don Pedro Reservoir; […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Many areas struggling to set up groundwater agencies as deadline looms; Environmental groups demand transparency on Oroville Dam spillway; Wet year spurs proponents of Sites reservoir; CA Democrats prepare to battle over Endangered Species Act; and more …

In California water news today, Many areas struggling to set up groundwater agencies as deadline looms; Environmental groups demand transparency on Oroville Dam spillway; Disaster expert says spillway emergency ‘developed and propagated’ by DWR; State Senator Jim Nielsen vexed by bad communication at dam crisis; Wet year spurs proponents of new California reservoir; The West Coast salad shortage could last […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Dam handlers made missteps in handling Oroville crisis; DWR responds to report of spillway construction, maintenance defects; Cosumnes River provides model for floodplain restoration in California; Sierra snowpack bigger than last 4 years combined; and more …

In California water news today, Dam handlers made missteps in handling Oroville crisis; Report: Flaws in design, building, and upkeep led to Oroville Dam spillway failure; Expert performed autopsy on Oroville spillway collapse.  Here’s what he found; DWR responds to report of spillway construction, maintenance defects; Company that made Folsom Dam safer lands job of fixing Oroville Dam; New report […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Pesticide impact on Bay-Delta fish could be greater than realized; Serious design, construction, and maintenance defects doomed Oroville Dam; Central Valley sank 3 feet during historic drought; and more …

In California water news today, Pesticide impact on Bay-Delta fish could be greater than realized; Serious design, construction, and maintenance defects doomed Oroville Dam; State awards $275 million contract for Oroville Dam repairs; California’s Central Valley sank 3 feet during historic drought; What a difference! How a drought-buster winter has changed Northern California; As global groundwater disappears, rice, wheat, and […]

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DAILY DIGEST: More rainstorms prompt the reopening of the damaged Oroville Dam spillway; One key way soggy California could save water for the next rainless days; Water transfers: Crucial to Western rivers, but state programs lacking; and more ..

In California water news today, More rainstorms prompt the reopening of the damaged Oroville Dam spillway; One key way soggy California could save water for the next rainless days; Without a drought, California takes stock; Water transfers: Crucial to Western Rivers, But State Programs Lacking; To these pastors, saving the Colorado River is a divine command; California Democrats prepare to […]

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DAILY DIGEST, Easter Sunday edition: How the drought changed California forever; Explainer: The 8 stations in the Northern Sierra 8-station index; California tribes fear abysmal salmon run could trigger public health crisis; and more …

In California water news this weekend, How the drought changed California forever; State will increase water deliveries to Southern California; Explainer: The 8 stations in the Northern Sierra 8-station index; For some Californians, effects of the punishing drought not over; California tribes fear abysmal salmon run could trigger public health crisis; Now that the governor declared the drought was over, […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Northern California gets its wettest year in nearly a century; Oroville Dam update: More flow, more questions being asked; It’s like it never left: Another El Nino may be on the way; and more …

In California water news today, Northern California gets its wettest year in nearly a century; Oroville Dam update: More flow, more questions being asked; California’s water chief says he may release Oroville Dam documents after trying to keep them secret; Officials plan to release water on damaged Oroville Dam spillway ahead of more wet weather; Why farmers getting more water […]

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