DAILY DIGEST: How changing marijuana laws may affect California’s water and wildlife; Groundwater agencies begin to take shape; How a 21st-century spillway compares to Oroville’s 1968 structure; Why is water sacred to Native Americans?; and more …

In California water news today, How changing marijuana laws may affect California’s water and wildlife; Groundwater agencies begin to take shape; Bigger walls, thicker concrete, more rebar: How a 21st-century spillway compares to Oroville’s 1968 structure; Lake Oroville inflows double in 24 hours; near 45k outflows; What this week’s storm systems mean for California’s flood system; California’s drought may be […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Mayor Garcetti declares state of emergency for Owens Valley runoff; Juvenile salmon rescued from Oroville emergency now heading towards the ocean; Bill would expand protections for California’s rivers; and more …

In California water news today, LA mayor declares emergency on potential aqueduct flooding due to ‘historic’ winter storms; Mayor Garcetti declares state of emergency for Owens Valley runoff; Work progresses on Oroville Dam spillway; Juvenile salmon rescued from Oroville emergency now heading towards the ocean; Measures save young salmon after failure of Oroville Dam spillway; Bill would expand protections for […]

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DAILY DIGEST: River running high as DWR opens space in Lake Oroville; How hydroelectric power has roared back to life; CA kids would all be screened for lead if plan passes; and more …

In California water news today, River running high as DWR opens space in Lake Oroville; Oroville Dam: DWR says cost of crisis tops $100M; spillway gates reopened; How hydroelectric power has roared back to life in California; With $569 million in winter storm damage, Governor Jerry Brown asks Trump for more federal disaster help; California kids would all be screened […]

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DAILY DIGEST: San Francisco pitches plan for future of CA’s rivers; Asbestos found in Oroville spillway rock; dust controls increased; State’s $400M plan to slow the Salton Sea’s shrinkage; Farmers and enviros: Old enemies conserving water together; and more …

In California water news today, San Francisco pitches plan for future of California’s rivers; For farmers below the Oroville Reservoir, water still poses a threat; Asbestos found in spillway rock; dust controls increased; What happened at Oroville Dam and what could still go wrong; State unveils a 10-year plan to restore habitat and control toxic dust storms along the Salton […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Can California repair damaged Delta reservoir within 45 days?; Oroville residents ready for use of spillway again; Trump to drop climate change from environmental reviews, source says; and more …

In California water news today, Emergency repairs for facility used to ship water to Southern California; Can California repair damaged Delta reservoir within 45 days?; Oroville residents ready for use of spillway again; Trump to drop climate change from environmental reviews, source says; Trump proposal to fix US water infrastructure invites large role for private investors; Saving lives by predicting […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Damage at Clifton Court Forebay halts pumping; What Will Happen to the Delta under Trump?; Why CalPERS is pouring millions into SoCal water deal; Wet winter fails to solve state’s forest problems; and more …

In California water news today, Damage at Clifton Court Forebay halts pumping; Just weeks after Oroville dam crisis, damage found at Clifton Court Forebay; The SF Bay-Delta Is Invaluable. What Will Happen to It Under Trump?; Why CalPERS is pouring millions into Southern California water deal; Wet winter fails to solve state’s forest problems; Sacramento tomato tycoon beats state water […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Oroville dam spillway flows to resume this week; Another Yolo Bypass fish rescue underway – will it be the last?; New strategies to protect fish in the Bay-Delta; Republicans in hot seat over Klamath dam removal; and more …

In California water news today, Oroville dam spillway flows to resume this week; Another Yolo Bypass fish rescue underway – will it be the last?; Water managers explore new strategies to protect fish in the Bay-Delta; Republicans in hot seat over landmark deal for dam removal; Climate change complicates the whole dam debate; The dangers of land subsidence from California’s […]

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DAILY DIGEST: With snow melting, Oroville managers plan to use mangled spillway; Critics say Army Corps standards are unsafe; Fate of Feather River fish undetermined; San Luis Obispo County supervisors vote to take on groundwater management oversight; and more …

In California water news today, With snow melting, Oroville managers plan to use mangled spillway; Is there too much water behind Oroville Dam?  Critics say Army Corps standards are unsafe; The birth of Oroville Dam: Watch 1960s construction of the nation’s of tallest dam in the U.S; New documentary explores ‘Water and Power’ in California; Napa County plans to start […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Damaged Oroville spillway may need to be used next week, state officials say; After near-record Northern California storms, signs of El Nino rise; California regulators expand focus on climate change; and more …

In California water news today, Damaged Oroville spillway may need to be used next week, state officials say; Flows through Oroville Dam power plant increased to maximum discharge rate; After near-record Northern California storms, signs of El Nino rise; California is having its wettest year since 1895; Drought’s over, right? Not so fast, say state officials; California regulators expand focus […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Six water bills to watch so far this spring in California’s legislature; Damaged main spillway of Oroville Dam to reopen next week; Will San Francisco Bay wetlands be a casualty of EPA cuts?; States attack US Endangered Species Act rules; and more …

In California water news today, Six water bills to watch so far this spring in California’s legislature; Damaged main spillway of Oroville Dam to reopen next week; DWR tells assemblyman dam repair cost estimated daily average of $4.7 million; Lake Oroville at highest level in 3 weeks; spillway work continues; Wettest water year so far in 122 years of records; […]

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