DAILY DIGEST: Delta tunnels: A steady trickle of progress; Can Trump deliver on energy and climate promises?; Lawsuit over Paso Robles vineyard wells reveal growing water fight; and more …

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In California water news today, Delta tunnels: A steady trickle of progress; Future look for the Delta?; Can Trump deliver on energy and climate promises?; Fish and Wildlife discusses fishing closure on the Sacramento River; Annual fish closure could become permanent; Public hearing set for Russian River low flow plan; Will Sacramento finally lift its ban on artificial turf?; Lawsuit […]

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DAILY DIGEST: A giant reservoir that supplies a County’s drinking water is almost empty; New report offers framework for Delta restoration; County reports stable groundwater levels under Napa Valley; and more …

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In California water news today, A giant reservoir that supplies a County’s drinking water is almost empty; New report offers framework for Delta restoration; Budding Birders Bingo tour hits the jackpot; County reports stable groundwater levels under Napa Valley; San Jose Water Company bills draw critics On the calendar today … The Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee meets this afternoon […]

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NEW REPORT: A Delta Renewed

Groundbreaking Report Offers a Guide to Science-Based Restoration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta From the San Francisco Estuary Institute: The San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) today released A DELTA RENEWED – A Guide to Science-Based Ecological Restoration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  The report, the third of three landmark Delta science studies from SFEI, was prepared in cooperation with state agencies […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: Is Sites Reservoir a savior for the Sac Valley or a Delta tunnels project in disguise?; Endangered fish v. humans: The fight over competing water needs; Trump’s infrastructure plan: Let somebody else spend $1 trillion; and more …

In California water news this weekend, Is Sites Reservoir a savior for the Sacramento Valley or a Delta tunnels project in disguise?; Endangered Fish v. Humans: The Fight Over Competing Water Needs; Delta levee repair: New fees may target entities that benefit but do not pay; Tentative ruling has Claremont losing bid to take over water system; Drinking water in […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Winter-run chinook salmon avoid catastrophic year; La Nina is here, may last through winter; Salmon, climate change cast doubt on the future of dams; How Trump may alter California’s environment and energy landscape; and more …

In California water news today, Can winter run salmon be saved from extinction?  Numbers this year show promise; Officials: California salmon avoid catastrophic year; La Nina is here, may last through winter; La Nina has arrived, with little rain in store for Southern California; Salmon, climate change cast doubt on the future of dams; Climate change is real, just ask […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: Natural Resources Undersecretary Janelle Beland to depart, new undersecretary appointed; DWR to hold meetings on groundwater Best Management Practices; Sacramento River salmonid rearing habitat restoration underway; Weekly water and climate update

Natural Resources Undersecretary Janelle Beland to Depart, New Undersecretary Appointed From the Office of the Governor: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Thomas Gibson as undersecretary of the California Natural Resources Agency, replacing Janelle Beland, who has served in that role since 2011. “Tom has done a tremendous job as general counsel at the Natural Resources […]

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DAILY DIGEST: What the Trump presidency might mean for CA and the Delta; Cortopassi not about to give up; How conservation is getting a 21st century overhaul; and more …

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In California water news today, Trump’s impact in California will be huge, where he was soundly rejected; What President Trump might mean for the Delta; Cortopassi not about to give up; How conservation is getting a 21st century overhaul; California drought puts renewed focus on dry grape growing for wineries; It’s not just California; the Deep South is reeling from […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Prop 53 trailing slightly; Water year gets off to a wet start; caution remains; Joone Lopez on the next generation of water leaders; and more …

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In California water news today, California measure on state mega-projects (Prop 53) trailing slightly; Water year gets off to a wet start; caution remains; Western weather is a month ahead of the calendar; Water works: Joone Lopez on the next generation of water leaders; Lake County quagga mussel program working so far; and Drought still has Ventura County in a […]

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DAILY DIGEST: How water use has declined with population growth; Photographing the impact of California’s water crisis; Fight over Yorba Linda water rates culminates in a recall vote; and more …

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In California water news today, How water use has declined with population growth; Photographing the impact of California’s water crisis; The Forest Service wants to stop putting out some fires; Public gets rare look at New Melones Dam; Wrong turn steers Chinook salmon into Turlock Irrigation District main canal; Fight over Yorba Linda water rates culminates in a recall vote; […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: Discussion draft of revised proposed regulations for the Water Storage Investment Program; Army Corps draft vernal pool mitigation and monitoring guidelines; High flow experiment underway at Glen Canyon Dam

Discussion Draft of Revised Proposed Regulations for the Water Storage Investment Program From the California Water Commission: The Commission is releasing a discussion draft of revised proposed regulations for the Water Storage Investment Program to facilitate discussion at the Commission’s November 10, 2016 meeting. The regulation will determine how the $2.7 billion allocated for the public benefits of surface and […]

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