Category Archives: Water

Snow Pack Looking Great

This is very good news, so far, for our area, from the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. Heavy storms in the Sierra from late November into early December have boosted statewide snowpack to more than 100 percent of normal for this … Continue reading

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Good Water News for California

As reported by the Wall Street Journal. An excerpt. President Trump today signed an order directing his regulators to more efficiently deliver water in California and other Western states, in a move that could help Republican incumbents in tight congressional … Continue reading

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Some Good News

This story could indicate some real good news down the road; takes a bit of reading between the lines and an awareness of the Department of Interior’s interest in California water issues; story from E&E News. An excerpt. California’s biggest … Continue reading

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Common Sense Water Policy

Finally, sensible solutions arise, as reported by Maven’s Notebook. An excerpt. On Friday, Secretary Zinke issued a memo calling for specific actions to be taken within 15 days to maximize Central Valley Project deliveries, including streamlining ESA and NEPA consultations, … Continue reading

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Shrimp Clouding Lake Tahoe?

Who knew? But that appears to be the conclusion of this story from the San Francisco Chronicle. An excerpt. In recent decades, Lake Tahoe has grown murkier and murkier, with people quick to blame obvious culprits: a rise in tourism … Continue reading

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California Water Storage

As this editorial from the San Diego Union Tribune makes clear, it is time to add more storage; let’s build some dams and further protect ourselves against flooding and drought. An excerpt. It has long been plain that California must … Continue reading

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California Dams

Their future looks good—possibly— as this story from Ag Alert, explains. The story. Amid a flood of concern regarding a state proposal to divert more water to the ocean, a Cabinet secretary visited two of the affected reservoirs and a … Continue reading

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