THIS JUST IN … More lawsuits filed against California Water Fix project

Local Governments and Delta water agencies file twin tunnels lawsuit Department of Water Resources’ twin tunnels approval ignores environmental impacts and viable alternatives Today, representatives from Contra Costa County, San Joaquin County, Solano County, Yolo County, Contra Costa County Water Agency, Central Delta Water Agency, South Delta Water Agency and Local Agencies of the North Delta filed a lawsuit in […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Study: Heavy storms may be enough to recharge groundwater; What’s the best weapon for battling species invading California waters? Data; Crews continue race to rebuild Oroville Dam spillway; and more …

In California water news today, Study: Heavy storms may be enough to recharge groundwater; What’s the best weapon for battling species invading California waters? Data; Crews continue race to rebuild Oroville Dam spillway; Yuba City: Water Agency lines up its supporters; Calaveras County Water District moves forward with Lake Tulloch sewer design; and more … In the news today … […]

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RESERVOIR AND WATER CONDITIONS for August 21st

Here are the latest reservoir and water conditions: For even more reservoir and water conditions, visit the Notebook’s Water and Hydrology Internet Resources page. Sign up for daily email service and you’ll never miss a post! Sign up for daily emails and get all the Notebook’s aggregated and original water news content delivered to your email box by 9AM. Breaking […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: NOAA launches ‘atmospheric river’ project in San Francisco Bay area; 321 East Porterville households now connected to reliable water supply

NOAA launches ‘atmospheric river’ project in San Francisco Bay area From NOAA: Atmospheric rivers are a double-edged sword for California. Just a few atmospheric river events can deliver half of a year’s precipitation, which can be a relief for anxious water managers in a drought-prone region. But that much water, when it arrives like a firehose from the sky, can […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: NorCal cities and counties suing to block Delta tunnels project; Sinking Friant-Kern Canal has $500 million problem; Proposed Salton Sea deal would hold California to its promises; and more …

In California water news this weekend, NorCal cities and counties suing to block Delta tunnels project; Sinking Friant-Kern Canal has $500 million problem; Proposed Salton Sea deal would hold California to its promises; US House moves to streamline water projects; Can we breed crops to be drought-resistant?; Defendants ask court to strike Roseburg water suit; Bay Area: Park officials to […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Why water agencies are hesitating on Delta tunnels; Sacto County starts avalanche of lawsuits against Delta tunnels; Lois Henry to leave the Bakersfield Californian; The latest video from Oroville; and more …

In California water news today, Delta tunnels project needs water agencies to pay for it. Why some are hesitating; Sacramento County starts avalanche of lawsuits against the tunnels plan; Toxic taps: Meet California’s newest water contaminant (video); A look at post-drought California and water conservation; Beach erosion a growing threat to the California shoreline; and more … On the calendar […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: Report finds program to restore Lake Tahoe’s clarity is on track; Weekly Water and Climate Report

Report finds program to restore Lake Tahoe’s clarity is on track From the State Water Resources Control Board: Local governments at Lake Tahoe are meeting targets to reduce urban stormwater pollution and restore the lake’s famous water clarity, according to a report released by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) and the California Regional Water Board, Lahontan Region (Lahontan […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Farmers and environmentalists join to battle planned Delta tunnels project; New genetic evidence could have major implications in the fight to save spring-run Chinook; Central Coast conservationists sue water boards; and more …

In California water news today, Farmers and environmentalists join to battle planned Delta tunnels project; Is tunneling water across the state our best option?; New genetic evidence could have major implications in the fight to save spring-run Chinook; Central Coast conservationists sue water boards; Floating solar power: A new frontier for green-leaning water; California water bill a ‘huge deal’ to […]

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DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL: Defining “Delta as a Place”

The Delta Independent Science Board tackles the elusive ‘Delta as an Evolving Place’, plus updates on the activities of the Delta Protection Commission and the Delta Conservancy At the July meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, Council members received an update from the Delta Independent Science Board on their recent paper on the Delta as an Evolving Place; they also […]

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