Monthly Archives: January 2020

Northern California Drought?

Probably not this year, but this article from CBS Local, San Francisco, examines the parameters of the debate. An excerpt. “DAVIS (CBS SF) — What kind of winter is California having? This year, trying to answer that presents another question, … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Water

Haven for Hope Model for Sacramento?

As you know, this is the model we propose because, in our area, a strategy helping the homeless (and local residents and business who suffer the impacts) needs to be developed that is capable of safely sheltering up to 2 … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness

Sacramento Flood Potential?

The title of this article from Capital Public Radio is “Could Sacramento Flood Like New Orleans? It’s Possible, But Water Managers Are Trying To Make It Less Likely.” It’s a good read, and describes good work, but the Auburn Dam … Continue reading

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam

Strengthening Folsom Dam

Good project, as reported by the Sacramento Bee, but best one is to build the Auburn Dam. An excerpt. “At the ripe old age of 64, Folsom Dam is about to hit a growth spurt. “Federal crews have begun a … Continue reading

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam

Urban Planners Increasing Water Pollution?

Maybe, if this story from Science Daily proves accurate. An excerpt. “Urban growth boundaries are created by governments in an effort to concentrate urban development — buildings, roads and the utilities that support them — within a defined area. These … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Government, Water

Water Equity

The recent News Release from the Bureau of Reclamation is long overdue and very welcomed. The Release. “Reclamation ends decades of financial uncertainty for water and power users of the Central Valley Project “Media Contact: Shane Hunt, 916-978-5100, mppublicaffairs@usbr.gov “For … Continue reading

Posted in Water

Suburbs Rule!, Still

Still growing faster than urban areas—because the suburbs are where most people want to live—as reported by New Geography, complete with the charts and graphs for which they are renowned. An excerpt. “The suburbs and exurbs continue to dominate population … Continue reading

Posted in demographics