DAILY DIGEST: Justices turn down California beach access spat; Why October is most dangerous month for wildfires; Yurok tribe revives ancestral lands by restoring salmon runs, protecting wildlife; Workshops to present three plans to save the Salton Sea; and more …

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In California water news today, Justices turn down California beach access spat; California fires: Why October is the most dangerous month; California’s big bet on underground storage: Risky?; Yurok tribe revives ancestral lands by restoring salmon runs, protecting wildlife; Northern California tribe treks 300 miles to save its salmon; Sacramento: Residents debate controversial water vault project in McKinley Park; LADWP […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: Natural disaster is inevitable in California. And it can define a governor’s legacy; Governor Brown signs bill requiring state to control Sativa Water District; Trump signs bill requiring independent inspection of Oroville Dam; Chance of rain and snow in the forecast; and more …

In California water news this weekend, Natural disaster is inevitable in California. And it can define a governor’s legacy; Newsom’s and Cox’s visions of California’s governorship radically differ; Governor Brown signs bill requiring state to control Sativa Water District serving Compton, Willowbrook; Trump signs bill requiring independent inspection of Oroville Dam; Supreme Court: Fate of species law may hinge on […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Work begins on raising the height of Shasta Dam; $3 billion Hoover Dam project hopes to bring power plant into the 21st century; The science is clear: Dirty farm water is making us sick; EPA employees on edge as Trump team reorganizes; and more …

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In California water news today, Work begins on raising the height of Shasta Dam; $3 billion Hoover Dam project hopes to bring power plant into the 21st century; The science is clear: Dirty farm water is making us sick; Restore the Delta compiles report in debate against WaterFix; Scientists Uncover Genetic Basis for Toxic Algal Blooms; House Committee votes to […]

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LETTER: Interest groups send letter to DWR, say EIR for State Water Project contract extensions must be revised

A large group of environmental and fishing organizations have sent a letter to Department of Water Resources, saying that the environmental impact review for the State Water Project Contract Extension should be revised due to substantial changes in circumstances since the original EIR was prepared in 2016. Signatories to the letter include the Planning and Conservation League, AquAlliance, Center for […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: Heal the Ocean releases study of coastal wastewater discharges; LADWP advances environmental review of proposed ranch leases in Mono County; Water and climate update

Heal the Ocean releases study of coastal wastewater discharges Heal the Ocean is proud to release The Inventory of Municipal Wastewater Discharges to California Coastal Water Bodies, an online interactive study that documents the 417 billion gallons of treated municipal wastewater discharged at fifty-seven coastal locations in the 2015 calendar year. The study, led by project manager James Hawkins, MPP, involved a multiyear effort to […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Oroville Dam spillway work on target to meet November 1st deadline; Latest issue of Estuary news covers twin tunnels, Dutch Slough, Salmon resilience, more; San Luis Obispo County claims a victory in ongoing legal battle with landowners over water rights; and more …

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In California water news today, Oroville Dam spillway work on target to meet November 1st deadline; Latest issue of Estuary news covers twin tunnels, Dutch Slough, Salmon resilience, more; San Luis Obispo County claims a victory in ongoing legal battle with landowners over water rights; and more … On the calendar today … The Delta Stewardship Council will meet beginning […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: Reclamation updates 2018 CVP water allocations for Friant Division; Blue Ribbon Committee on restoring Clear Lake to hold inaugural meeting; NRDC and City of Pasadena settle lawsuit over water conservation rules for new landscapes

Reclamation updates 2018 Central Valley Project water allocations for Friant Division From the Bureau of Reclamation: The Bureau of Reclamation has updated the water supply for Friant Division Central Valley Project contractors for the 2018 contract year, and as such is increasing the Class 1 allocation by 3 percent, going from 85 percent to 88 percent. The Friant contractors recently […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Feinstein urges voluntary settlements ahead of vote by State Water Board; Sites reservoir likely to face water access limits; Wasting wastewater: New report identifies recycling opportunities; Google’s new tool to fight climate change; and more …

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In California water news today, Feinstein urges voluntary settlements ahead of vote by State Water Board; California’s largest new reservoir likely to face water access limits; Wasting wastewater: New report identifies recycling opportunities; Gaps discovered in state law that requires lead testing in schools; Google’s New Tool to Fight Climate Change; and more … On the calendar today … The […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Threatened spring-run salmon are sparse this year; Ten years of fighting invasive aquatic species at Lake Tahoe; High stakes for environmental law as new term launches; and more …

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In California water news today, Threatened spring-run salmon are sparse this year; Ten years of fighting invasive aquatic species at Lake Tahoe; Public input needed for future of Paso Robles groundwater basin; Proposals for bay restoration leave Long Beach breakwater removal uncertain; High stakes for environmental law as new term launches On the calendar today … A free webinar: Rivers […]

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