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Week of March 27, 2017

Battle looms as Trump ally crusades for dam construction

http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060052113

Heavy Rain Means New Challenges for California Farmers

https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2017/03/28/heavy-rain-means-new-challenges-for-california-farmers

Big rains mean big clean-up along Sacramento River

http://www.orovillemr.com/general-news/20170327/big-rains-mean-big-clean-up-along-sacramento-river

Why California’s Wet Year Won’t Have Record Delta Water Exports

https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2017/03/30/why-californias-wet-year-wont-have-record-delta-water-exports

California Lawmakers Will Hear About Dire State Of Fishing Industry

http://www.capradio.org/articles/2017/03/28/lawmakers-will-hear-about-dire-state-of-fishing-industry/

Congress Eyes a Bill to Speed Up Dam Construction

https://psmag.com/congress-eyes-a-bill-to-speed-up-dam-construction-ffa82c686bdc

How California Legislators Can Create a Path to Water Sustainability

https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2017/03/28/how-california-legislators-can-create-a-path-to-water-sustainability

Watching water, rice growers get annual review, worry list

http://www.chicoer.com/general-news/20170330/watching-water-rice-growers-get-annual-review-worry-list

Why Oroville Dam’s woes could cut into California water supplies

http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article142028574.html


Week of March 13, 2017

 

Another Yolo Bypass fish rescue underway. Will it be the last?

http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article138329408.html

 

Water managers explore new strategies to protect fish in California’s Bay Delta

https://www.usgs.gov/news/water-managers-explore-new-strategies-protect-fish-california-s-bay-delta

 

Study finds sediment-rich streams are more dynamic

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/environment-and-nature/20170313/study-finds-sediment-rich-streams-are-more-dynamic

 

With Some Chinook in Trouble, California Faces ‘a Pathetic Scrap’ of a Salmon Season

https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2017/03/14/california-2017-salmon-season-klamath-sacramento-chinook/

 

Dropping river level strands hundreds of fish

http://www.redding.com/story/news/2017/03/14/dropping-river-level-strands-thousands-fish/99145890/

 

For farmers below the Oroville Reservoir, water still poses a threat

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-feather-river-erosion-20170315-story.html

 

WATCH: What Happened at Oroville Dam, and What Could Still Go Wrong

https://ww2.kqed.org/science/2017/03/16/watch-what-happened-at-oroville-dam-and-what-could-still-go-wrong/

 

Farmers and Environmentalists: Old Enemies Conserving Water Together

https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2017/03/17/farmers-and-environmentalists-old-enemies-conserving-water-together

 

Repair costs for the troubled Oroville Dam will run ‘much higher’ than $200 million, official says

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-oroville-repair-spillway-release-20170317-story.html

 

State expects variety of large, small projects to seek Prop. 1 funds

http://www.capitalpress.com/California/20170317/state-expects-variety-of-large-small-projects-to-seek-prop-1-funds

 

California drought’s biggest lesson? Build more water storage

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/editorials/sd-california-drought-lesson-dams-20170317-story.html


Week of March 6, 2017

 

Money, politics and the twin tunnels

http://capitolweekly.net/money-politics-twin-tunnels-delta/

 

Oroville Dam: Farmers blame sudden spillway shutoff for eroded riverbanks

http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article136708638.html

 

Risks soar, bills come due as 20th-century dams crumble

http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060050980

 

 Worst salmon season in eight years projected in California

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/6745494-181/worst-salmon-season-in-eight?artslide=0

 

Storm waters may have washed away Sacramento River endangered salmon project

http://www.orovillemr.com/general-news/20170306/storm-waters-may-have-washed-away-sacramento-river-endangered-salmon-project

 

Flood control benefits from new storage projects debated

http://www.capitalpress.com/California/20170307/flood-control-benefits-from-new-storage-projects-debated

 

Farmers volunteer to monitor levees

http://www.agalert.com/story/?id=10679

 

Six Water Bills to Watch So Far This Spring in California’s Legislature

https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2017/03/09/six-water-bills-to-watch-so-far-this-spring-in-californias-legislature?utm_content=bufferfe8d4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

After near-record Northern California storms, signs of El Niño rise

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/After-near-record-Northern-California-storms-is-10991042.php

 

The Important Role of the Yolo Bypass: The Inland Sea of Sacramento

https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2017/03/10/the-important-role-of-the-yolo-bypass-the-inland-sea-of-sacramento

 

Op-Ed: Kim Taylor | LaMalfa’s Position on Water Storage Leaves Out Key Facts

https://yubanet.com/regional/kim-taylor-lamalfas-position-on-water-storage-leaves-out-key-facts/

 

Oroville spillway work continues, water increased at Thermalito Afterbay outlet

http://www.chicoer.com/general-news/20170311/oroville-spillway-work-continues-water-increased-at-thermalito-afterbay-outlet

 

Is there too much water behind Oroville Dam? Critics say Army Corps standards unsafe

http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article138081313.html

 

Will California spend more on water projects? ‘It all depends on how thirsty the governor is,’ De León says

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-sac-skelton-water-bond-proposal-20170313-story.html