DAILY DIGEST: Weeks of rain are rapidly reviving California’s reservoirs; Flooded Yolo Bypass looks like an ocean for first time in a decade; Scientists examine recharged San Joaquin River; Farmers and irrigation districts using storm runoff for groundwater recharge; and more …

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In California water news today, Weeks of rain are rapidly reviving California’s drought ravaged lakes; California drought isn’t over, but we’re getting better; ‘This is a big deal’: Storms could spell end to historic drought; California storms help fill reservoirs but slow ag work; California floods its fields to keep its cities from flooding; Flooded Yolo Bypass looks like an […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: Past year’s achievements under California Water Action Plan highlighted; Another Sacramento River salmonid rearing habitat restoration project completed; Reclamation increasing releases into Sacramento River for storage management

Past Year’s Achievements under California Water Action Plan Highlighted Considerable Progress of 2016 Detailed in New Report From the Natural Resources Agency: A new report from several California agencies tracks the significant progress made in 2016 toward achievement of the California Water Action Plan – progress that builds the reliability and resiliency of our water resources. The report released today […]

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THIS JUST IN … Governor Brown Proposes 2017-18 State Budget

Budget proposal includes $178.7 million for emergency drought response Governor Brown released his proposed budget this morning. His budget proposal is for a balanced state budget that eliminates a projected $2 billion deficit and bolsters the state’s Rainy Day Fund while continuing to invest in education, health care expansion and other core programs. In a letter to the Legislature, the […]

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DAILY DIGEST: The worst of the storms is over. Here’s what’s next; Storms add 350 billion gallons to parched reservoirs; New bill for safe drinking water in rural schools; Sacto Valley congressmen sound off on federal water plans for CA; and more …

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In California water news today, The worst of the storms is over.  Here’s what’s next for California; California storms add 350 billion gallons to parched reservoirs; Storms are making a dent in California’s drought; 7 feet of snow expected in some areas; Wine Country among areas hit hard by California storms; Boils could foretell levee breach; Group looks for weak […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: Report: Drought and equity in California; Metropolitan study demonstrates feasibility of large-scale regional recycling water program

Report: Drought and equity in California From the Pacific Institute: The Pacific Institute and the Environmental Justice Coalition for Water have released the first analysis of the impacts of the California drought on vulnerable communities and put forward recommendations to alleviate those impacts. The study focuses on three impacts of the drought: domestic water supply shortages, rising water costs, and […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Monster storm brings widespread flooding across NorCal, more rain on the way; Sacramento Weir will open to flood Yolo Bypass; Yosemite Valley hits flood stage as Merced River rises; New dam proposed to combat climate change; and more …

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In California water news today, Monster storm brings widespread flooding across Northern California; more rain on the way; Severe flooding, but does that mean the drought is over?; North state on flood watch as rains linger; Sacramento Weir will open for first time in 11 years to flood Yolo Bypass; Sacramento avoids major flooding but risks remain; Bay Area storm: […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: State Water Board schedules Urban Water Conservation Workshop; California water rights compliance checklist for 2017; U.S. EPA awards $200,000 Brownfield grant for redevelopment along L.A. River

State Water Board schedules Urban Water Conservation Workshop By Maven On Wednesday, January 18th, the State Water Resources Control Board will hold a public workshop to receive input on the extension and potential modification of the current Emergency Regulation for Statewide Urban Water Conservation, which will expire on February 28, 2017 if the Board does not act to extend it.  […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: Delta pumping continues amid fish worries; Flash-flood warnings, heavy deluges in Sierra punctuate first part of weekend storms; Water flows from Friant Dam as officials and farmers call for more storage; and more …

In California water news this weekend, Delta pumping continues amid fish worries; Flash-flood warnings, heavy deluges in Sierra punctuate first part of weekend storms; Storm in Sierra sparks concerns about flooding, avalanches; Conveyor belt of California storms lined up into next week; Seven things to know about this weekend’s storm; An atmospheric river explained; Water flows from Friant Dam as […]

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DAILY DIGEST: State braces for floods, mudslides, chaos as giant storm rolls in; NorCal now on pace for ‘wettest year on record’; Falcons, drones, data: How a winery is battling climate change; and more …

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In California water news today, State braces for floods, mudslides, chaos as giant storm rolls in; NWS: Northern California now on pace for ‘wettest year on record’; California’s huge storm could cause disastrous melting in the mountains; California’s snow is turning to rain; Four things to know about this weekend’s storms; Storms continue to bring heavy rain and snow to […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: Draft Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update released; Skip Thompson assumes role of new chair of Delta Protection Commission; Reclamation increasing releases into San Joaquin River; Weekly water and climate update

Draft Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update Released Public comment period runs through March 31, 2017 From the Department of Water Resources and the Central Valley Flood Protection Board: The Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB) has released a draft update to the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (Plan) for public review. The public is invited to submit comments on […]

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