Daily Digest: Farmers urged to to fight attempts to curtail century-old water rights; epic drought unlikely to ease, expert says drought may not mean a nasty fire season and more …

In California water news today, farmers urged to to fight attempts to curtail century-old water rights; Epic drought in California unlikely to ease; Drought may not mean a nasty fire season, expert says; California steamin’: State’s hot year worsens drought;  Making it rain: California entrepreneurs try to design their way out of drought; Business steady at Lake Oroville, despite drought; […]

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Daily Digest: Update on federal drought legislation, water versus schools on November ballot?, LA City Committee says twin tunnels a costly necessity and more …

In California water news today, update on federal drought legislation:  The life and death of a surprise drought measure; Anti-tunnel groups gear up to oppose water bonds; Could it be water versus schools on the November ballot?; Delta Plan a costly necessity, determines LA City Council’s Energy and Environment Committee; Groundwater sustainability the focus of Water Commission meeting; Breakthrough Research […]

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Daily Digest: Congress tackles drought relief, Rally against planned curtailments, flows boosted in the American River, the water bond, emergency drought regs, and much more …

In California water news today, Congress tackling drought relief; Rally planned against San Joaquin River curtailments; Report:  California has a long way to go on water conservation; Vote on water bond could come as early as this week; State regulators regain right over Russian River water drain; State Water Board to consider adopting emergency drought regulations next month; Water flows […]

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Daily Digest: Drinking water program moves, Pro-Auburn dam gathering renews support for project, Tehama County groundwater subbasins at historic lows, and more, plus State Water Board on webcast

In California water news today, leadership of drinking water program shifts; Drought is a drain on lake and reservoir tourism; Why aren’t sales of fireworks banned in drought conditions?; High temperatures add to drought woes for farmers; The green lawn: American staple or water waster?; Groundwater levels vary across Tehama County, reach historic lows in three sub-basins; Pro-Auburn dam gathering […]

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Daily Digest: Another year of drought – what are the odds? plus National Geographic photo essay from the Central Valley, experts weigh in on strategies for surviving water shortages and more

In California water news today, a fourth year of drought: What are the odds?; Weather officials say long hot summer ahead; Drought drying up honey supply; The No-Water Way: “Dry farming” is a thing again in drought-stricken California; Why so many Americans don’t care about the drought; Grazing on federal land under threat from drought; Tough commute: Salmon migrate by […]

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Daily Digest, weekend edition: Senior rights holders could be next to lose water, ongoing drought takes toll on citrus, fact checking fracking’s water use, and much more

Happy Father’s Day! In California water news this weekend, California senior rights holders could be next to lose water; Ongoing drought takes toll on citrus; One drought solution is a riddle: How do you make water run uphill?; Interactive map: How sea level rise could swamp coastal communities; Fact check on fracking’s water use; California ballot measures are where the […]

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Daily Digest, early edition: Can California conserve its way through the drought? What to call the Delta, and more …

In California water news today, can California conserve it’s way through the drought?; Study: Valley uses highest share of groundwater; Support builds for Senate water bond proposal; DWR confirms: No barriers at West False River in ’14 despite levee improvements; Another big decision for the Delta: What to call it; State of Oregon evaluating demand from senior water right holders […]

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Daily Digest: Lawsuit filed to stop transfers, State Water Board to push discussion of curtailment of senior water rights back to July 1, State turns to tech for help, Researchers say unusual fish catches signal large-scale El Nino and much more …

In California water news today, environmental lawsuit filed to stop water transfer package; State Water Board to push discussion of curtailment of senior water rights back to July 1; Drought Outlook: ‘Disastrous Consequences’ if 2015 Is Dry; Drought-ravaged California turns to tech for help; Long summer of citrus removal begins in California; Unusual fish catches off the coast of San […]

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Daily Digest: Drought strategies: Save or store more water? plus Santa Barbara fights for desal permits, groundwater, fracking and more

In California water news today, dueling drought strategies:  Save more water or store more water?; How California can beat the drought; Water-saving techniques should be taught to farmers, study urges; Drought intensifies push for better groundwater management; Farm groups tell officials that state should act deliberately on groundwater; Merced County groundwater export plan raises ire of farmers; Junior water rights […]

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Daily Digest: Farmers ask: hey buddy, can you spare some water?, deepest straw in Central Valley wins, NorCal leaders on the water bond, and more, plus water reallocation won’t provide equity, says the Capital Press

In California water news today, California farmers ask: Hey buddy, can you spare some water?; The deepest straw wins in the Central Valley scramble for groundwater; Northern California leaders frame their position on the water bond; Northern California leaders ask for help in drought; Fixing California’s water problems easier said than done; New ways to make dirty water clean; California […]

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