Meetings on the Russian’s Biological Opinion

For the full story – please visit my web site – there are several articles on this subject – you can go to the ENVIRONMENT category for the full collection. And please pass along this information so we can get many people attending these important meetings! Thank you! http://www.westcountygazette.com/blog/2008/11/sonoma-county-water-meetings-biological.html We have a lot of meetings … Continue reading “Meetings on the Russian’s Biological Opinion”

Climate Change Summit

GCC: Climate Change Conference: Managing Risk & Uncertainty Posted by: “SWHWG Newsservice” waterstrider@comcast.net Climate Change Summit Space in DWR and WEF Sponsored Event Still Available A 1-1/2 day summit, Climate Change: Managing Risk & Uncertainty, set for Nov. 13-14 at the Long Beach Hilton, will bring together top experts from local water agencies, cities, state … Continue reading “Climate Change Summit”

11th Annual Coho Confab on the Smith River

11th Annual Coho Confab September 26-28, 2008 on the Smith River The 11th Annual Coho Confab will be held on the South Fork of the Smith River in the far northwestern corner of California. This dynamic event is sponsored by Salmonid Restoration Federation, Trees Foundation, Smith River Alliance, Smith River Advisory Council, and Cal Trout. … Continue reading “11th Annual Coho Confab on the Smith River”

Harvesting Rainwater Workshop–Sept. 8, 7:30 to 9 PM

Get out your shovels and dance in the rain! That is what Brad Lancaster’s second volume in his trilogy on Rainwater Harvesting will make you want to do. Rainwater Harvesting Earthworks are one of the easiest, least expensive, and most effective ways of passively harvesting and conserving multiple sources of water in the soil. Building … Continue reading “Harvesting Rainwater Workshop–Sept. 8, 7:30 to 9 PM”

New Book on Water Recommended

Hey Water lovers, I just wanted to let you all know about a brand new book: Water Consciousness: How We All Have to Change to Protect Our Most Critical Resource The breadth of content by big name eco-thinker/writers is amazing and I am honored to say that I, as well, have but a small chapter … Continue reading “New Book on Water Recommended”

Official Comments on DEIR for Water Use

Marc Bautista, SCWA Please find attached Word .doc file containing my comments re NBWRA DEIR. Please let me know if there are any problems with the receipt of this document by the end of the public comment date. Just as an added comment, I am of the opinion that events and conditions are changing at … Continue reading “Official Comments on DEIR for Water Use”

Links to Comments on SR’s Recycled Water Project

Here’s the link to comments received by SR on the Discharge and Storage options. Please forgive duplications. Brenda Incremental Recycled Water Program (IRWP) Update August 5, 2008 Comments received on the City of Santa Rosa’s Discharge Compliance and Seasonal Storage Projects Draft EIRs are now available on the City’s web site as noted below. Responses … Continue reading “Links to Comments on SR’s Recycled Water Project”

Response to Governor’s Declaration of a State Drought

To dam or not to dam? Sorry, Arnold, that’s not even the question. We have to manage our water resources and watersheds as if we had to drink from them for at least the next 150 years. Minimizing our water demands, protecting our water’s quality, restoring fish and wildlife habitat and populations, increasing efficiencies and … Continue reading “Response to Governor’s Declaration of a State Drought”

Scoping Meeting on North Bay Water Reuse, Petaluma

The special scoping session for our comments on the Notice of Preparation for the North Bay Water Reuse Program will be tomorrow: Wednesday, 8/6, 10am – 11.30am ESA Consultants Office  (preparers of the EIR/EIS) 1425 N. McDowell Blvd, Suite 105 (Redwood Business Park) Petaluma, 94954 Phone: 707/ 795-0900 http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=%221425+n.+mcdowell,+petaluma%22&ie=UTF8&ll=38.277203,-122.666345&spn=0.016104,0.026608&t=h&z=15 To All, This is our opportunity … Continue reading “Scoping Meeting on North Bay Water Reuse, Petaluma”

Want Fish? Workshop on Instream Flows–AB 2121

Want Fish? The State Water Resources Control Board next workshops on maintaining instream flows, draft policies for implementing AB2121 are here. Do not let this SWRCB public workshop on minimum instream flow draft policies (AB2121) be dominated by a massive turnout by the Farm Bureau, large water sellers, and Real Estate developers, as in the … Continue reading “Want Fish? Workshop on Instream Flows–AB 2121”