Daily Digest: Feinstein’s revised California water bill, Delta hangs in the balance, Sacramento sets rainfall record and more

In California water news today, Feinstein’s revised California water bill designed to woo GOP; Feinstein applauds decision to pump more water in Central Valley, seeks more; Future of the Delta hangs in the balance, but few Californians realize what’s at stake; Drought may make for a scary fire season; California Farmers: Drill, Baby, Drill (for Water, That Is); Hydrogeologist warns […]

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Daily Digest: Water managers ease pumping limits, snowpack survey forebodes tough summer, NASA radar watching over Delta levees and more …

In California water news today, water managers ease pumping limits; Snowpack survey forebodes tough summer: “We knew what was coming”; ACWA calls for statewide conservation in response to drought; NASA radar watches over Delta levees;  Drought could hinder job growth for years, say economists; Earthquake preparedness crucial to state water supply; Napa County supervisors balk at Senator Wolk’s water bond, Turlock […]

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Daily Digest: Snowpack survey today, ag’s bright future despite drought, water bonds compete in the legislature and more …

In California water news today, California Snowpack Measure Could Reveal Future of Drought; Downpours fall short of ending drought; California agriculture has a bright future despite drought; Water bonds compete in legislature; With drought, new scrutiny over fracking’s water use; Drought causes some in Sacramento to rethink lawns as landscaping norm; Kings County jury awards $128.6 million damages to Hanford […]

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Daily Digest: State may be ready for groundwater reforms, a look at drought from the top of the Sierras, and more

In California water news, after years of overpumping groundwater, the state may be ready for reforms; Mountain counties look at drought from the top of the Sierras; State plans to maintain Delta water quality detailed; Cal-Fire to hire 29 firefighters for North Coast fire stations; Napa supervisors asked to support Senator Wolk’s bond measure; San Francisco’s emergency water system has […]

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Daily Digest, weekend edition: San Joaquin Valley sinking as farmers race to tap aquifer, panel finds trouble in twin tunnels plan, who gets water divides lawmakers, and much more

In California water news today, San Joaquin Valley sinking as farmers race to tap aquifer; Expert estimates groundwater ‘exhaustion’ could cause semi-permanent loss of 1 million acres of agriculture; Panel finds trouble in twin tunnels plan; Who should get water divides lawmakers; Valley drier without fog; Three issues that need to be resolved with the water bond; Water bond proposals […]

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Daily Digest: Hydropower, Sites Reservoir, water bonds and toxic clams in the news, plus winter weather returns and what’s on webcast today

In California water news today, will power dry up this summer too?, Sites Reservoir – a long time in coming, a long way to go but support builds; Drought spurring mini gold rush; Friends of the North Delta reach out to community in fight against tunnels; Drought renews urgency of building a winning water bond; NASA begins regular Sierra snow […]

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Daily Digest: Poll says water bond gaining, engineers unions says its fed up, well specialist says Stanislaus County groundwater levels not falling dramatically, and more, plus Delta Council on webcast

In California water news today, Californians’ support slips for Jerry Brown, rises for water bond:; Engineers union said its fed up, may strike; Tulare water rally protests ‘zero allocation’ this summer; Well specialist denies Stanislaus County groundwater levels falling dramatically; Growers of thirsty pot are under fire in drought-struck California; Drought battle focuses on homeowner rules, meters; Colorado River begins […]

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Daily Digest: Settlement contractors push for more supplies, groundwater issues loom large in Central Valley, and more, plus Dan Walters says water bond a ‘tough slog’

Settlement contractors push for more water supplies; Tulare County judge orders landowner to stop pumping, exporting groundwater; Emergency convoy trucking salmon hatchlings to safety downriver; Ready for a reservoir at Sites; Groundwater overdraft issues looms large in Kings County; Local leaders ask for extension on Carmel River pumping; Assembly water bond advances, but differences remain; Water conservation bill clears first […]

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Daily Digest: Overgrown Sierra forests gulping water, Army Corps eases stance on levee vegetation, water fight pits CA cattle against China, and more

In California water news today, overgrown Sierra forests gulping water that could flow to the Valley; Silicon Valley cities and farms hit with unprecedented cutbacks; Drought has salmon hitching a ride; Water fight pits California cattle against China; Army Corps eases stance on levee vegetation; How low can those reservoirs go?; Mendota’s mayor prepares for the worst; Demand for groundwater […]

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Daily Digest: Central Valley farmland on last legs, Congress focusing on dams, plus Greg Gartrell on where the water went and groundwater on webcast today

In California water news today, Central Valley farmland on its last legs; Congress focuses on dams amid drought; Experts call for long view on California drought rules; Storms return to Sacramento, but no “March Miracle”; Roseville declares mandatory conservation; and farmers prepare for groundwater testing rules plus Greg Gartrell on where did all that water go? On webcast today … […]

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