Newly updated Delta and Statewide Planning Projects page

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California Water Plan, California Water Action Plan, Bay Delta Plan, Delta Plan, California Water Fix, and more … this handy information page will help sort out the multitude of water planning processes currently underway Currently, there are three major planning processes focused exclusively on the Delta, two broader statewide plans, and multitudes of smaller plans and programs that affect the […]

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California’s water leaders rely on Maven’s Notebook… and Maven’s Notebook relies on you!

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Your support is needed to help keep this critical resource in operation The drought shows no signs of abating, and California’s water picture only grows more complex. Now more than ever, the impartial reporting and extensive coverage offered by Maven’s Notebook make it a daily “must-read” for everyone working on the state’s water issues. Can’t attend a meeting or conference […]

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Happy Fourth of July!

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No posts today, but it’s not for my lack of trying Dear Readers, Happy Fourth of July! I won’t be posting a Daily Digest as it seems I caught most of it yesterday, and the only thing new of note I can find is a commentary by Newsha Ajami at Water Deeply: How California could reinvent the water sector, and […]

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This just in … Feinstein Releases Discussion Draft of California Drought Relief Bill

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Complies with all environmental laws, biological opinions; includes both long-term, short-term provisions From Senator Feinstein’s office: Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released a discussion draft of the California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act, a bill to help California deal with the drought emergency as well as future long-term effects of climate change. […]

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Last chance to make a tax-deductible donation to Maven’s Notebook in 2015, and make an investment in California’s water future

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A donation to Maven’s Notebook is an investment in a better future for California water. (Click here to jump to donation options.) Over three years ago, I launched Maven’s Notebook with the vision of creating the most comprehensive and relevant internet resource for up-to-the-minute California water news and information, combining the staggering amount of news and information from a wide […]

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Website notes: Coming up on Maven’s Notebook …

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Dear readers, Just a few upcoming programming notes: Basin Boundary Regulation: Look for coverage of the adoption of the basin boundary regulation at yesterday’s California Water Commission meeting to be posted tomorrow. More coming up on the Delta tunnels: With the comment period closing for the Delta tunnels (or California Water Fix, son of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan) on […]

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Dear readers … Maven’s Notebook needs your help!

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Dear Readers, Maven’s Notebook is now in its third year and the following continues to grow. Since the beginning, readership has steadily grown and to date there has been 972,000 page views – we have almost reached one million! This clearly indicates the need for access to unbiased information about this most critical issue, California’s water supply. From drought proclamations, […]

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