Daily Digest: California considers fines for water wasters, San Joaquin County takes stand against tunnel proposal, Delta getting saltier, Lake Oroville falling rapidly, and Jay Famiglietti on how much water California has left, and more …

In California water news today, California considers fines for water wasters, San Joaquin County takes stand against tunnel proposal, Lawmakers try to avoid ‘tunnel vision’ in water bond negotiations, Fish kills show Delta is getting saltier, diverse task force tackles Delta weeds, A federal meteorologists says California is two years away from running out of water, wildfires are straining resources, […]

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Daily Digest: California oil field yields another prized commodity, drought raises question: where is the long-term policy to help farmers, San Joaquin paints grim picture of twin tunnels impact and more

In California water news today, California oil field yields another prized commodity, droughts’ rise in severity raises a question: where is the long-term policy to help farmers?, water-guzzling pot plants draining drought-wracked California, Chronic dryness aggravates wildfire fights in California and other western states, San Joaquin paints grim picture of twin tunnels impact, LA leaders focused on groundwater treatment in […]

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Daily Digest: Emergency drought relief money still unspent, farmers beat environmental groups in latest water dispute, plus algae, dead lawns, recycled water fill up stations, levee breaks and more …

In California water news today, emergency drought relief money still unspent, farmers beat environmental groups in latest water dispute, volunteers work to protect Lake Oroville historic site from looters, floaters take to rivers and creeks to stay cool, algae in Clear Lake likely to cause water shortage for some, drought no hindrance to raft tours: Scheduled dam releases help to […]

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Daily Digest, weekend edition: Frustration over secrecy of well drilling logs, are Sac Valley transfers wrong and wasteful?, groundwater legislation, carbon credits, drought, water bond, and more …

In California water news this weekend, frustration mounts over secrecy of well drilling logs, are Sacramento Valley transfers wrong and wasteful?, groundwater legislation making progress at Capitol, proposal to allow rice farmers to sell carbon credits, keeping up with the Joneses’ water use, drought imperils a dream,  the SacBee answers burning questions about the water bond as lawmakers pledge to […]

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Daily Digest: Legislature struggles to revamp water bond; Gov’s $6B bond falls flat in ag community, logging companies ordered to report water use in controlling dust, almond crop breaks record despite ongoing drought, and more …

In California water news today, legislature struggles to revamp water-bond measure as Governor’s $6 billion bond fall flat in agricultural community, logging companies ordered to report water use in controlling dust, California almond crop breaks record despite ongoing drought, and California drought causes need for water conservation in Utah. In regional news today, Nonprofit begins work on Strawberry Creek restoration […]

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Daily Digest: State Water Board toughens enforcement of curtailment notices, water bond discussions likely to continue in August, Napa fire underscores fears of fire season, but fireworks continue in most places nonetheless, and more …

In California water news today, the State Water Board toughens enforcement of curtailment notices and puts some water users in jeopardy,water bond discussions likely to continue in August, CCC crews are available to assist with water conservation projects,  America’s golden state runs dry and its farmers are struggling to survive, and as hundreds flee, Napa fire underscores fears of devastating […]

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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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