Daily Digest: The State Water Board to resume discussion on emergency regulations this afternoon, California Energy Commission warns against water cuts threatening power, Speaker Atkins says water bond deal has stalled, and more …

In California water news today, the State Water Board struggles to manage water rights in drought, puts off decision on emergency water regulations to this afternoon, California Energy Commission warns against water cuts threatening power, Speaker Atkins says water bond deal has stalled,  water fetching high prices, coping with California’s record drought, CNN columnist on kayak journey down S.J. River, […]

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Daily Digest: Assembly to unveil $8.25-billion water bond proposal today, rainfall season ends with bleak numbers, Stockton wins appeal to pump from Delta, Met’s Randy Record on the water bond and the BDCP, and more, plus the State Water Board on webcast

In California water news today, Assembly to unveil $8.25-billion water bond proposal today, 2013-2014 rainfall season ends with bleak numbers as drought sends business to Oregon, drought lessons from Australia, drought blamed for drop in cherry harvest, new chrom-6 standards take effect, water snakes invading California, water gap grows in drought, and composting toilets save water and spark conversations. In […]

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Daily Digest: State Water Board to target Russian River rights in tomorrow’s hearing, tales of CA water rights holders, why some Delta Protection Commission members are uneasy, and more, plus Hanak, Mulroy & others share solutions to water crisis

In California water news today, the State Water Board to target Russian River water rights holders in Tuesday’s hearing, the AP shares tales of California water rights holders, why some Delta Protection Commission members are uneasy, was it Artistic license? Or accurate portrayal of BDCP?, Drought Has Drillers Running After Shrinking California Water Supply, and could a desalination boom or […]

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Daily Digest, weekend edition: Drought, the water bond, super choppers and weather extremes, plus California moves to withhold water from the NSA, Dettinger with some ESP on El Nino, and much more …

In California water news this weekend: California drought blankets entire state as El Niño forecast dims, the size of the water bond matters, but how it’s spent matters more, Courts will play larger role in who gets water, and super choppers confront California’s weird wildfire season as wild weather extremes mark USA’s first half of 2014.   In regional news, […]

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Daily Digest: State Supreme Court to rule in Delta property rights case, Delta Protection Commission formalizes BDCP comments opposing project; a flood of back room activity on federal drought legislation, but no deal yet and more …

In California water news, State Supreme Court to rule in Delta property rights case, Delta Protection Commission formalizes BDCP comments opposing project; there’s been a flood of back room activity on federal drought legislation, but no deal yet; California officials are defending senior water rights holders, the State Water Board extends comment period on proposed emergency curtailment regulations, the Delta […]

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Daily Digest: Gov’s bond plan seeks tunnel neutrality, State Water Board to crack down on urban waste, Russian River ruling shocks farmers, and more, plus water, theft, and death threats, and the Delta Stewardship Council on webcast today

Today’s top headlines:  Governor’s bond plan seeks tunnel neutrality and intensifies water bond negotiations, the State Water Board to crack down on urban waste; Russian River appeals court frost-water ruling shocks farmers, Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada’s water affordability bill moves forward, sediment buildup removes vital water capacity for drought years, legal suit alleges mismanagement of Delta water delivery and negative environmental impacts, […]

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Daily Digest: Governor opposes existing water bond & wants $6B replacement, big fines for those who don’t stop diverting water, State Water Project customers could face a huge bill, groundwater legislation is on the move, and more

In California water news today, Governor Brown opposes existing water bond and wants $6 billion replacement, big fines could be imposed on those who don’t stop diverting San Joaquin River water, State Water Project customers could face a huge bill, groundwater legislation is on the move, just how many jobs would the twin tunnels create?, the battle over future of […]

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Daily Digest: Water bond vote fails (for now), Democrats ask Feinstein to open up drought talks, SFPUC says no mandatory rationing and more …

In California water news today, Senate Democrats fail to secure Republican support to revamp November water bond measure, Democrats ask Feinstein & Boxer to open up drought talks, and seeding the clouds offers rainmaking hope for drought-stricken planet.  In regional news, millions of gallons of East Quincy’s water are unaccounted for, Willits bypass project permit suspended as Army Corps says […]

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Daily Digest: Profiting from drought, tunnel job claims generating controversy, Bay Area finally meeting conservation goals and more, plus fracking, Moke River on webcast today

In California water news today, as Water Prices Soar, Some Profit From California’s Drought; Could Drones Help Make Clouds Give Us Rain?; California Summer Will Be State’s Hottest And Driest On Record, National Climate Scientists Say; Extreme Weather in the United States Linked to Wave-Like Wind Pattern Variations; Sudden oak death drying up with drought; Brown’s water tunnel job claims […]

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Daily Digest, weekend edition: Special report: Snowmelt’s path shows impact from Sierra to Pacific, plus drought leads to drastic measures and fears of a brutal fire season, and much more news and commentary

In California water news this weekend, California Drought: Snowmelt’s path shows impact from Sierra to Pacific; Summertime begins with festivals and sunny weather, but drought drives fear of brutal fire season ahead; Drought leads to drastic measures in some towns; As California’s drought gets worse, water use dips modestly; California water utilities square off against drought; California May Oscillate Between Drastic Droughts and Deluges; Tweaks in […]

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