DAILY DIGEST: Trump administration threatens jail time for CA officials over river project; Governor to act on key legislation for farms, ranches; Eyes in the sky help farmers on the ground; Study: Inadequate groundwater to meet demands in basin targeted by Las Vegas; and more …

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In California water news today, Trump administration threatens jail time for California officials over river project; Governor to act on key legislation for farms, ranches; Hope Remains for Friant-Kern Bill Despite Failing to Pass in Legislature; Eyes in the Sky Help Farmers on the Ground; UCLA to assess California drinking water systems to identify risks and solutions; Is the San […]

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DAILY DIGEST: A fight with Trump that Gavin Newsom doesn’t want: Why he’s vetoing environmental bill; Want to prevent California’s Katrina? Grow a marsh; Community outreach the key to water flowing in East Porterville; Newsom administration quietly stalls fracking permits; and more …

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In California water news today, A fight with Trump that Gavin Newsom doesn’t want: Why he’s vetoing environmental bill; Want to Prevent California’s Katrina? Grow a Marsh; Why Water Now Flows in East Porterville — Community Outreach the Key; Newsom administration quietly stalls fracking permits; Pacific Ocean “blob” harming marine life made worse by climate change; These Are the U.S. […]

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DAILY DIGEST: The latest on SB 1; Will climate change mean less farming in the West?; Potter Valley Project negotiations stay afloat through rough waters; Homeowners criticize Mojave Water Agency water rights purchase; and more …

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In California water news today, George Skelton: In defying Newsom, she tried to protect California from Trump — and showed how legislating should work and more on SB1; Will Climate Change Mean Less Farming in the West?; Work continues at Lake Oroville Dam; Potter Valley Project Negotiations Stay Afloat Through Rough Waters; SoCal: You Can Rip Out Your SoCal Lawn […]

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DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: SB 1 passes legislature, but Newsom plans to veto it; A look at the giant stack of bills sitting on Newsom’s desk; Forecasters see neither La Nino nor El Nino; Finding the source of feces in the American River; Lawsuit in Ventura County over state water; and more …

In California water news this weekend, Newsom plans to veto bill that would have blocked Trump’s rollback of endangered species protections; $400mil in funding to fix Friant-Kern Canal stalls in Legislature; California Steps Up Multimillion-Dollar Battle to Eradicate Nutria from State Wetlands; California Lawmakers Have Piled A Giant Stack Of Bills On Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Desk. Here Are Some Of […]

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SATURDAY NEWS BLAST … California legislature passes SB 1

The bill now heads to the Governor’s desk for signature California lawmakers vote to block Trump’s environmental rollbacks, defying Newsom:  “California lawmakers, over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s objections, passed sweeping legislation early Saturday allowing the state to impose strict endangered species protections and water pumping restrictions for the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.  The governor must now decide whether to veto the […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Heated Anti-Trump SB 1 environmental bill could hold to 2020; Friant-Kern Canal bill extended to two-year bill; CA protects itself from Trump’s rollback of Clean Water Act; Bioreactors to the rescue in polluted CA wetlands; and more …

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In California water news today, Heated Anti-Trump SB 1 Environmental Bill Could Hold to 2020; Senator Melissa Hurtado’s bill to invest in Friant-Kern Canal extended to two-year bill; California protects itself from Trump’s rollback of Clean Water Act; Bioreactors to the Rescue in Polluted California Wetlands; California’s biggest wildfire of 2019 approaches 50,000 acres as dry conditions return; Review of […]

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DAILY DIGEST: SB 1 may be delayed over water; Friant-Kern Canal bill sunk by legislature; Far reaching ramifications of SB 307 on groundwater management; Study shows state progress on water as a human right; DWR to study removal methods of highly-invasive plant in Suisun Marsh; and more …

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In California water news today, California’s Trump-blocking environmental bill (SB 1) may be delayed in fight over water; Friant-Kern Canal’s $400 million fix sunk by state legislature… for now; Unquenchable Thirst: Groundwater Bill Could Shift State’s Water Management Approach; DWR Awarded Prop 1 Grant to Study Removal Methods of Highly-Invasive Plant in Suisun Marsh; New UCLA Study – State Makes […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Tweaks to Senate Bill 1 leave critical Calif. water questions unresolved; 9th Circuit revives Clean Water Act lawsuit over tile drains; Grant Davis Q&A on managing at the watershed level; EPA Action Plan to boost water reuse across U.S.; and more …

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In California water news today, Tweaks to Senate Bill 1 leave critical Calif. water questions unresolved; 9th Circuit revives Clean Water Act lawsuit over tile drains; State seeks comment on its Water Resilience Portfolio; Grant Davis Q&A: The Russian River: Managing at the Watershed Level; Forest thinning projects won’t stop the worst wildfires. So why is California spending millions on […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Bills on stream gauges and Hollister Ranch beach head to Governor’s desk; More coverage of SB 1; Ninth Circuit rules on agricultural discharges; Pacific ‘blob’ could be trouble for marine life and weather; The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a toxic soup; and more …

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In California water news today, Legislature approves Dodd’s stream gauge legislation; Bill to open Hollister Ranch beaches to the public heads to Gov. Newsom. Will he sign it?; Ninth Circuit Places Burden on Dischargers to Prove Clean Water Act Agricultural Return Flow Exception Applies; More coverage of SB 1; ‘Blob’ of warm Pacific water is back — could be trouble […]

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DAILY DIGEST: Water interests fighting SB1; Shasta Dam case appealed to CA Supreme Court; A programmatic approach to dam removal and river restoration in the Cleveland National Forest; What to watch as CA lawmakers wrap up; and more …

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In California water news today, Water interests are fighting California’s bid to block Trump’s environmental rollbacks; Shasta Dam case appealed to California Supreme Court; A Programmatic Approach to Dam Removal and River Restoration in the Cleveland National Forest; California’s wildfire season is off to a quiet start. That could change this week; Butte County could approve water conservation study; What […]

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