Activist Corner awarded for being in the top 75 Activist’s Blogs

To All, Our CRW website’s blogging spot called Activist Corner received an award for being in the top 75 Activist’s blogs in the world (the internet world).   They sent us a logo to feature on our site if we prefer.  It looks like this: You can click on the link below to view the whole … Continue reading “Activist Corner awarded for being in the top 75 Activist’s Blogs”

California Water Commission Launches DPR Grants

The California Water Commission is now accepting applications for the Water Storage Investment Program. The application period will be open from March 14, 2017 to August 14, 2017. The Commission recently launched an Application Resources page which contains a link to the Department of Water Resources submittal site GRanTS, a web-based tool for managing funding applications and related … Continue reading “California Water Commission Launches DPR Grants”

Clean Water Act Protections

The Waters of the United States rule affects every tributary of every stream related to an external drainage system, including wetlands, in the whole US.  I don’t see how EPA can roll it back — at least not without submitting the proposal to review it to public comment!    The rule was created by EPA AND the Army … Continue reading “Clean Water Act Protections”

California should take lead on wetlands protections

From SF Chonicle March 12, 2017 Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle Botanist, Rhiannon Korhummel, (left) and Biologist Stephanie Freed, with WRA Environmental Consultants assess the quality of the wetlands habitat neat the Sears Point Restoration site on the edge of San Pablo Bay in Novato, California on Tues. April 19, 2016. When the president made … Continue reading “California should take lead on wetlands protections”

Waters of the US Rule in Jeopardy

Trump to sign WOTUS order on Tuesday By Annie Snider and Jenny Hopkinson, POLITICO Pro 02/27/2017 05:54 PM EDT President Trump will sign an executive order tomorrow afternoon beginning the process of unwinding the Obama administration’s controversial Waters of the U.S. rule, according to an agricultural industry source. Trump vowed during the campaign to eliminate “some of our … Continue reading “Waters of the US Rule in Jeopardy”

Your Input for the California Water Plan

To All, This is a message from DPR on getting public input to help shape the California Water Plan. Larry Do you have opinions about sustainable water management in California? Here is your opportunity to have your say and help shape the state’s overall water planning document. From the Department of Water Resources: The Department … Continue reading “Your Input for the California Water Plan”

Symposium: Contaminants in the San Francisco Bay-Delta

Please join us for an upcoming symposium at UC Davis, convened by the Delta Science Program and CMSI with additional support from the State Water Resources Control Board. “Contaminants in the San Francisco Bay-Delta: Novel Tools and Approaches to Evaluate Effects of Multiple Stressors” Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 8:30 am – 5:00 pm UC Davis … Continue reading “Symposium: Contaminants in the San Francisco Bay-Delta”

Clean River Alliance’s New Year’s Message

January 1, 2017 Dear friends, Now that we are in a new year and we ready ourselves for the work of 2017 it only makes sense to peek back into the past twelve months and add up our totally grass-roots, all-volunteer accomplishments. This year, over 550 volunteers have removed 155,510 pounds of garbage from the … Continue reading “Clean River Alliance’s New Year’s Message”

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Comment

From Restore the Delta: Today, the Delta Tunnels Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) was released online. As we mentioned yesterday, this document is not a green light for the Delta Tunnels but rather should be understood as the submission of homework by sponsoring agencies (California Department of Water Resources and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation) … Continue reading “Bay Delta Conservation Plan Comment”

Stormwater Improvement Project to Consider

To All, Stormwater pollution is a serious problem in many of your watersheds, and many of you are using green stormwater infrastructure projects to address it.  I wanted to share information about a project one of your fellow members, the Charles River Watershed Association, has implemented in Chelsea, Massachusetts so that you can learn from … Continue reading “Stormwater Improvement Project to Consider”