Category Archives: Water

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

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

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California Big Waves

Wow, a 75 footer recorded near the Lost Coast, as reported by the San Francisco Chronicle. An excerpt. “A 75-foot-tall wave was recorded less than 20 miles off the California coast last month, and scientists at UC San Diego’s Scripps … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Rivers Cause Great Damage

As reported by Eureka Alert on a study from the University of California, San Diego.. An excerpt. “Atmospheric rivers pose a $1 billion-a-year flood risk in the West, according to a study released today. “Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography … Continue reading

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Excellent Article on Federal New Water Plan for California

This is so good and well balanced I’ve posted the entire article; a great follow up to yesterday’s post. Here it is. “Trump Plan Delivers More Water for Valley Farmers “gvwire “October 22, 2019 “The Trump administration unveiled a new … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Environmentalism, Water

Very Good News

On the water front from Cal Matters. An excerpt. “Water is at the center of California’s economic and environmental health. The need to maintain reliable water supply for California’s farms, families and cities while protecting the environment has been at … Continue reading

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