Instream Flow – AB 2121

Instream Flow – AB 2121 – Interested Parties As you know this policy is out for comment. The comment period has been extended to May 1 CAG is working in comments – this is tedious as the policy is long, complex, and frought with issue. It will be several weeks before CAG gets any product … Continue reading “Instream Flow – AB 2121”

County Water Agency to discuss Mill Creek Project EIR

A little more insight …. Have a great day! Rue By ROB BURGESS The Daily Journal Article Last Updated: 02/16/2008 According to the United Nations Environment Programme, about 1,460 teratonnes of water covers 71 percent of the Earth’s surface. On Tuesday, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors may help parched Redwood Valley get one step … Continue reading “County Water Agency to discuss Mill Creek Project EIR”

Workshop Feedback on Instream Flows

SWRCB Technical Workshop on Draft Policy for Maintaining Instream Flows for Northern California Coastal Streams Feb. 6, 2008 The meeting in Santa Rosa was fully packed (exceeding the meeting room safety limitations), primarily with ranchers and grape growers protesting issuance of new policies for setting and maintaining minimum instream flows and other impacts to their … Continue reading “Workshop Feedback on Instream Flows”

Response to P.D.’s Article on State’s Water Flow Policy

Hey Endangered Fishworriers, I have not seen the printed paper as of yet, did the print version come out with “Fishworry” as one word and no punctuation as titled in the online version below?? Gotta love it when a new moniker is coined– I say Unite Endangered Fishworry Warriors! No Water in da Crick – … Continue reading “Response to P.D.’s Article on State’s Water Flow Policy”

France scraps licenses for 1,500 pesticides

Regarding pesticides that get into our water systems: France scraps licenses for 1,500 pesticides I’ve got the lists of what is used locally and went to article link but found no lists, if anyone finds the France list please pass it along and we can compare! -Don Tom: It would be interesting to know which … Continue reading “France scraps licenses for 1,500 pesticides”

Book: California Water II by Solano Press

I am please do let you all know that Solano Press has their new water book out – CALIFORNIA WATER II For those of use who work in water, fishery, and forestry resources, this book will be a great help – meaning we all should own a copy. From Water Rights (riparian and appropriative) to … Continue reading “Book: California Water II by Solano Press”

Take Action for Northcoast Rivers and Salmon

Dear supporters of our North Coast Rivers and Salmon: A US Senate vote will happen very soon on S.1472, the North Bay Water Reuse Program Act (Feinstein, Boxer). This project would send some 22-30,000 acre feet of recycled water, originally taken from the Eel and Russian Rivers and Santa Rosa Plain groundwater by SCWA and … Continue reading “Take Action for Northcoast Rivers and Salmon”

Center for Watershed Protection Announcement

I don’t know if people are aware of this organization working in the Virginia/DC/Maryland area. They have come up with many model ordinances related to water quality and watershed protection, and have successful experience working alongside local governments to make better policies stick. Might be good to inspect their catalog of work when it comes … Continue reading “Center for Watershed Protection Announcement”

L. A. must dump water from two reservoirs

This story was sent to you by: Howard Wilshire Scary item: L. A. must dump water from two reservoirs An unexpected, potentially dangerous chemical reaction occurred at the Silver Lake and Elysian facilities. By Duke Helfand Los Angeles Times Staff Writer December 15 2007 In the midst of a drought, Los Angeles officials announced Friday … Continue reading “L. A. must dump water from two reservoirs”