A recent study by researchers in Tiburon suggests that the diverse array of plants and animals in San Francisco Bay is reshaped by blasts of fresh water surging toward the ocean in wet times — like those that busted the five-year dry spell last winter. Source: Rainy winters reduce invasive species in SF Bay’s marine […]
In the latest Deeply Talks, we talk to experts about wildfires, mudslides, infrastructure and what to keep an eye on in 2018 for water in the West. Source: Deeply Talks: Water Outlook 2018 — Water Deeply
The governor’s staff and major water agencies are working on a project with just one tunnel under the Delta, rather than two, facing the reality of a shortfall of money and political support. Source: Brown administration scaling down $17 billion Delta tunnels project
The snow level, closely tracked through the winter, is key to drought, because when it melts in the spring and summer it provides water to California. Source: Amid rains and mudslides, drought concern remains Capitol Weekly | Capitol Weekly | Capitol Weekly: The Newspaper of California State Government and Politics.
In the U.S., bureaucracies and lopsided water politics have brought shortages of safe and consistent water supplies for people on the fringes of society. Source: Who controls the water supply? The answer involves a long history of political strife | PBS NewsHour
California Attorney General Opposes Trump Administration’s Illegal Attempt to Suspend Clean Water Rule Source: California Attorney General Opposes Trump Administration’s Illegal Attempt to Suspend Clean Water Rule