Category Archives: Water

California’s Leaders Resist Fixing Water Storage System

Coming as no surprise to conservatives, liberal California’s political leaders are still denying reality, as this story from Fox & Hounds points out. An excerpt. A few weeks ago, the governor and other state politicians ran victory laps proclaiming their … Continue reading

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Fixing Our Water System

This article from California Magazine points the way. An excerpt. On February 12, 2017, nearly 200,000 Californians got the order to flee for their lives. Record winter rains had filled Lake Oroville, the vast reservoir that anchors the California State Water … Continue reading

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Desalination Support Strong

A good article from the Association of California Water Agencies, about a recent survey one hopes soon begins to guide public leadership to grapple with desalination in California; maybe we can drink our way out of rising oceans. An excerpt. … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Water

Parkway Still Flooded

As this story from the Sacramento Bee reports, which is what happens when you don’t have enough water storage in the American River. An excerpt. The wettest winter in Northern California history ended the drought and produced an abundant Sierra … Continue reading

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California Should do Better

That is the message from this article in Fox & Hounds about water policy. An excerpt. No matter the crisis, the State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB), Governor Brown and the Democratic super-majority-controlled Legislature — despite their best efforts — … Continue reading

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Water Policy in California

It is misguided, as this article from the California Water Alliance makes clear. An excerpt. No one questions the need for Californians to avoid wasting water and conserving our precious water resources. Water we need for our people, cities, environment, … Continue reading

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Policy Caused Drought

Great article from the California Water Alliance. An excerpt. “After a two-month delay and with a snowpack that is 200 percent above normal, in at time of brimming-full reservoirs, statewide flooding not seen since the 1890’s and with receding memories … Continue reading

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