BLOG ROUND-UP: Draining the last great aquifer: a group project; Toward a more resilient Delta for all; Frozen II: a water engineering and policy analysis; Hook, line & sinker!; Jobs per drop irrigating California crops; Freshwater ecosystem budgets; and more …

In blog commentary this week: Draining the last great aquifer: a group project; Frozen II: a water engineering and policy analysis; Hook, line & sinker!; Perspectives on Groundwater Sustainability: Q&A with Susan Harvey, North County Watch; Jobs per drop irrigating California crops; Freshwater ecosystem budgets; and more … Draining the last great aquifer: a group project: Eric Caine writes, “Environmentalists […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Some facts not reported about the Westlands Contract; NRDC’s 100th suit against the Trump Administration; California water policy challenges in 2020; Litigation to settle our Colorado River disagreements is a terrible idea; and more …

In blog commentary this week:  Some facts not reported about the Westlands Contract; NRDC’s 100th suit against the Trump Administration seeks to protect California salmon and endangered species; Deep dive: California water policy challenges in 2020; Failure to protect winter-run salmon in fall 2019; Turbidity and insights on flow-habitat-fish abundance curves in policy-making; Litigation to settle our Colorado River disagreements […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Is it drought yet?; Newsom v JFK!; Sustaining wild Salmon and Steelhead above Central Valley dams; We need to talk about environmental projects that fail; Stealing the Rain; and more …

In blogs this week: Is it drought yet? Dry October-November 2019; Newsom v JFK!; Sustaining wild Salmon and Steelhead above Central Valley dams; OtPR is made of hairy and audacious; Clearing the water on the biological opinions; We need to talk about environmental projects that fail; Stealing the Rain; and more … Is it drought yet? Dry October-November 2019: Jay […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Recognizing the Delta’s place in the greater watershed and beyond; One small step for the Fish and Game Commission, one large step for Delta management; Delta tunnel contract negotiations: water grab?; Huge Westlands water contract: It looks like they just followed the law; and more …

In blog commentary this week: Recognizing the Delta’s place in the greater watershed and beyond; One small step for the Fish and Game Commission, one large step for Delta management; Delta tunnel contract negotiations: water grab?; Huge Westlands water contract: Conclusion: It looks like they just followed the law and made a deal; Ties exposed between Westlands Water District and […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Trump’s Bay-Delta biops are a plan for extinction; Some more water management truisms; Settlements constrain efforts to enlarge Shasta Dam; Providing ‘overdraft’ protection for groundwater in the Pajaro Valley; Building climate resilience through insurance; and more …

In blogs this week: Trump’s Bay-Delta biops are a plan for extinction; Some more water management truisms; Settlements constrain efforts to enlarge Shasta Dam; When they say pumping will increase ‘roughly 10 percent’, it’s 10% of 20 percent; Reimagining our water system: A water resilience portfolio for California; Providing ‘overdraft’ protection for groundwater in California’s Pajaro Valley; Building climate resilience […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: The good, the bad, and the ugly in the new CVP/SWP biological opinions; Climate change and the Delta: Facing an uncertain future together; Why do elected progressives feel safe espousing retrograde water policy?; For Pattie Gonia, the trail is a runway; and more … 

In water blogs this week: The good, the bad, and the ugly in the new non-jeopardy biological opinions for the CVP/SWP; Climate change and the Delta: Facing an uncertain future together; Reimagining our water system: Utilizing natural infrastructure— healthy headwaters; Why do elected progressives feel safe espousing retrograde water policy?; PG&E: A Casualty of Global Warming?; Pattie Gonia: For this […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Welcome to the future of California water policy; The political science of Bernhardt’s biological opinions; Biological opinions, voluntary agreements and recovery planning in the Sacramento river basin; State plans to jump-start Salton Sea work, but locals remain frustrated; and more …

In blog commentary this week: Welcome to the future of California water policy; The political science of Bernhardt’s biological opinions; Biological opinions, voluntary agreements and recovery planning in the Sacramento river basin; Fire and water: researching debris flows to mitigate post fire storm hazards; State plans to jump-start Salton Sea work, but locals remain frustrated; Colorado River basin story map […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Bad news for the Bay-Delta [Today]: Trump Admin’s new biops; Trump finally uses (weaponizes) the Clean Water Act; Analyzing fish population dynamics in the Bay-Delta; We’re all complicit in California’s water follies; and more …

This week in blog commentary: Bad News for the Bay-Delta [Today]: Trump Admin’s New BiOps; Trump Finally Uses (Weaponizes) the Clean Water Act; Analyzing Fish Population Dynamics in the Bay-Delta; We’re all complicit in California’s water follies; Reimagining our Water System: Advancing Water Recycling in California; The Destruction Caused by the Border Wall Is Worse Than You Think; Hotbed of […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Payback and crossing enviro community; Climate change and instream flows, Perspectives on groundwater sustainability; Wrong advice for Klamath River salmon; From “The Great Mistake” to “Science Be Dammed”; and more …

In blogs this week: Payback! When you cross the California environmental community, they will let you know; Climate change and instream flows; Perspectives on Groundwater Sustainability; California Taketh!; Can we understand it all? ; Klamath River Salmon – the Wrong Advice!; Reimagining our Water System: Utilizing Natural Infrastructure—Groundwater Recharge; From “The Great Mistake” to “Science Be Dammed”; Aging Dams, Forgotten […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Beware Trumpian claims that fish don’t need water; Twists and turns of 2019 Fall X2; How to read a Groundwater Sustainability Plan; Finally, some exciting news about water in CA; and more …

In blogs this week: Beware Trumpian Claims that Fish Don’t Need Water; With SB1 behind us, California Has a Brighter Future for Water and Environmental Management; Twists and Turns of 2019 Fall X2; Some water management truisms; DWR’s $90.2 billion ‘State Water Investment Plan’ doesn’t consider adaptation to sea level rise; How to Read a Groundwater Sustainability Plan; Finally, some […]

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