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Davis Vanguard
BREAKING NEWS: UC Davis Joins Water Project

Jul 18, 2014
BREAKING NEWS: UC Davis Joins Water Project

UC Davis moves forward with regional clean water project – In a joint release from the city and UC Davis, it was announced today that UC Davis, “will exercise its option to contract for water from the Woodland-Davis Clean Water Project, continuing its participation in the partnership, campus officials announced today.” According to the...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Drought Crisis Needs to Be Taken Seriously

Jul 17, 2014
Commentary: Drought Crisis Needs to Be Taken Seriously

I’ll admit I was tantalized by reports of a major El Nino brewing that would effectively put an end to the state’s water crisis. But more and more the models show the El Nino either fizzling out or failing to grow further. As the report out of UC Davis indicates, “Statistically, 2015 is likely...

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Davis Vanguard
State Adopts $500 Penalty for Water Waste As UCD Study Warns Of Crippling Economic Hit

Jul 16, 2014
State Adopts $500 Penalty for Water Waste As UCD Study Warns Of Crippling Economic Hit

On Tuesday, the State Water Resources Control Board, in response to the ongoing severe drought took the unprecedented step of approving “an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, their customers and state residents increase water conservation in urban settings or face possible fines or other enforcement.” The agency put a fine of up to...

Davis Vanguard
State Adopts $500 Penalty for Water Waste As UCD Study Warns Of Crippling Economic Hit

Jul 16, 2014
State Adopts $500 Penalty for Water Waste As UCD Study Warns Of Crippling Economic Hit

On Tuesday, the State Water Resources Control Board, in response to the ongoing severe drought took the unprecedented step of approving “an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, their customers and state residents increase water conservation in urban settings or face possible fines or other enforcement.” The agency put a fine of up to...

FOX40
State Approves Fines for Water Wasters

Jul 15, 2014
State Approves Fines for Water Wasters

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The California Water Resources and Control voted Tuesday to enact fines for water wasters.

“There are communities that are running out of water, and are having lines from other communities sent to them,” Board Chair Felicia Marcus said. “They’re …


YubaNet.com
Nancy Weber | Nevada Irrigation District and the California Drought: We need to meet our own basic needs first

Jul 15, 2014

July 15, 2014 - Recent rulings by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) can have a profound effect on our local water supply. In January 2014 Governor Brown declared the California drought an emergency. Following that, in May 2014, the State Water Resources Control Board issued a restriction on junior water...

YubaNet.com
Drought impact study: California agriculture faces greatest water loss ever seen

Jul 15, 2014
Drought impact study: California agriculture faces greatest water loss ever seen

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YubaNet.com
Court Denies Injunction Sought to Stop Water Transfers to Protect Fish

Jul 14, 2014

July 14, 2014 - On 11 July 2014, Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill, of the U.S. District Court in Fresno California, denied a motion for preliminary injunction to stop the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) from transferring water through the south Delta export pumps to the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority (SLDMWA). The...

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YubaNet.com
To Relieve Drought in California, Strong El Nino Is Needed

Jul 14, 2014
To Relieve Drought in California, Strong El Nino Is Needed

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Elk Grove News
Federal judge denies motion to block water transfers

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Jul 12, 2014
Federal judge denies motion to block water transfers


By Dan Bacher | July 12, 2014 |


A federal judge on July 11 denied a motion by an environmental group and fishing organization for a preliminary injunction against water transfers from northern California to San Joaquin Valley irrigators. 

Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill of the U.S. District Court in Fresno rejected...

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