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Apr 27 Little Hoover Commission Hearing Highlights Water Quality Impacts o...
Source: Water News
As part of a series of hearings on California’s tree mortality crisis, the Little Hoover Commission Thursday discussed the impacts of the crisis on counties, water supply and quality, utilities, and the ecosystem, and how best to address pol...
Apr 26 California Should Prepare for Rapid Loss of Antarctic Ice Sheet, OP...
Source: Water News
The Ocean Protection Council today voted to update its sea-level rise guidance documents, citing a recent report by members of its Science Advisory Team that warns of possible extreme scenarios in California due the rapid loss of the Antarcti...
Apr 26 State Water Board Rescinds “Stress Test” Requirements, Remaining Ma...
Source: Water News
State Water Resources Control Board Executive Director Tom Howard on Wednesday rescinded the water supply “stress test” requirements and remaining mandatory conservation standards for urban water suppliers. Current prohibitions against...
Apr 26 CWC Hosts WSIP Application Webinar April 27
Source: Water News
The California Water Commission is scheduled to host a webinar tomorrow (April 27) from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for potential applicants of the Water Storage Investment Program. The webinar is intended to build off a March 30 webinar on the same top...
Apr 26 Stanford University Seeking Water Agency Participation in IRWM Coll...
Source: Water News
The Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University is conducting a research study on Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) and asking California water agencies to participate in an online survey aimed identifying factors that ...
Apr 25 Conservation Bills Clear Assembly Committee; Discussions to Continue
Source: Water News
A raft of bills aimed at enhancing long-term water-use efficiency and drought planning cleared the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee on Tuesday as the authors pledged to continue working with stakeholders to address competing approaches...
Apr 25 New DSC Video Explains Need for Delta Levee Investment Strategy
Source: Water News
The Delta Stewardship Council has released a new video that explains how a Delta investment strategy is needed to address problems with Delta levees. In the new video , Day Ray, the council’s chief deputy executive officer, explains how the ...
Apr 25 Oroville Spillway Repairs Expected to Completed by Nov. 1, Senate C...
Source: Water News
State officials told members of the California Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee today that safety inspections to Oroville Dam prior to its spillway collapse in February did not reveal problems with the structure’s integrity, and ...
Apr 24 DWR Releases Reports on Damaged Spillways at Oroville Dam
Source: Water News
Following requests from elected officials, community leaders and the media, the California Department of Water Resources today released all three of the reports prepared by the independent Board of Consultants about the damaged spillways at Lake O...
Apr 24 Executive Director's Blog: Drought Emergency Ends, But Many Breakth...
Source: Water News
ACWA Executive Director Timothy Quinn offers his insights into the many breakthroughs in California water policy that will endure beyond the recently ended drought emergency.  The blog is here .