Daily Digest: Tunnels could cost as much as $67 billion, plus water bond, drought, Rim Fire damage in the news

News and commentary from the mainstream press, plus weather, webcasts, events and more … Everything you need to know about what’s going on in the world of water today! In the news today … Delta tunnels could cost as much as $67 billion:  “For more than a year, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has been describing his plan to build two […]

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Daily Digest: Drought task force, a Delta brand, and new low for Folsom Lake in the news

Merry Christmas to you! The Daily Digest will be taking the holiday off, returning on December 26. In the news today … Drought task force to maximize water deliveries:  “State officials say a drought task force set up by Gov. Jerry Brown will focus on maximizing the efficiency of water deliveries to farmers, particularly those in the western San Joaquin […]

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Daily Digest, weekend edition: Sen. Boxer’s deal making on WRDA upsets allies, more on the drought, plus commentary on BDCP, the water bond, and more!

News and commentary from the mainstream press, plus weather, webcasts, events and more … Everything you need to know about what’s going on in the world of water today! In the news this weekend … Senator Boxer’s deal making on WRDA bill upsets allies:  ” … The Senate and House of Representatives are currently working to reconcile their versions of […]

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Daily Digest: Sierra club offers BDCP alternatives, sea water intrusion, LA groundwater storage, plus BDCP commentary and more

News and commentary from the mainstream press, plus weather, webcasts, events and more … Everything you need to know about what’s going on in the world of water today! In the news today … Sierra Club offers alternatives to the BDCP:  “Employing technology and commonsense can create water savings that will help meet California’s water demand without building giant tunnels […]

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Daily digest: Yolo County worried about BDCP’s CM2, Hetch Hetchy, the water bond, and today’s number:1132!

The number of the day is 1132:  Have you read your 283 pages yet today?  Just a friendly reminder, if you wish to read all of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan by the end of the public comment period, by the end of today, you should have read 1132 pages. In the news today … Yolo County officials concerned about […]

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Daily Digest: Webcast link for BDCP Effects Analysis review, plenty of BDCP news and more!

News and commentary from the mainstream press, plus weather, webcasts, events and more … Everything you need to know about what’s going on in the world of water today! On webcast and the calendar today … The Independent Science Review Panel will hear a briefing on the BDCP Effects Analysis this morning beginning at 9AM.  The meeting will be webcast; […]

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Daily Digest: Still more news and commentary on the BDCP, plus request to reduce Russian River releases, more acres of restoration and more

News and commentary from the mainstream press, plus weather, webcasts, events and more … Everything you need to know about what’s going on in the world of water today! In the news today … Critics say BDCP will be a financial and environmental drain:  “A multi-billion-dollar project meant to restore the struggling Delta is getting opposition from people who say […]

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Daily Digest: Cranes, SDCWA v. MWD, plus commentary on BDCP, water bond, and more

News and commentary from the mainstream press, plus weather, webcasts, events and more … Everything you need to know about what’s going on in the world of water today! In the news today … Hanging out with the cranes:  DWR ignited an uproar when they rerouted the tunnels under Staten Island, a refuge for sandhill cranes; Crane enthusiasts have vowed […]

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Daily Digest, weekend edition: Plenty of BDCP news and commentary and more!

News and commentary from the mainstream press, plus weather, webcasts, events and more … Everything you need to know about what’s going on in the world of water today! In the news this weekend … Tunnel protesters rally at the Capital on Friday:  “Hundreds of protesters rallied at the state Capitol on Friday, voicing their opposition to Gov. Jerry Brown’s […]

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