BLOG ROUND-UP: Bloggers on the National Geographic film, post-drought groundwater, State Water Board flow mandates, Delta Tunnels, San Luis Dam, Sites Reservoir, and more …
BLOG ROUND-UP: Bloggers on the National Geographic film, post-drought groundwater, State Water Board flow mandates, Delta Tunnels, San Luis Dam, Sites Reservoir, and more ….
… ” Read more from the Voices on Water blog here: National Geography documentary distorts California’s water history New film shows that clean water is not a guarantee for many in California: Ana Lucia Garcia Briones writes, “National Geographic’s new film, “Water & Power: A California Heist,” explores the impacts of California’s drought and the San Joaquin Valley’s groundwater crisis, and highlights issues surrounding the state’s water rights and the powerful interests that sometimes control them.
… ” Read more at the Daily Kos here: Federal scientists find Delta tunnels plan will devastate salmon Full San Luis Dam endangers 200,000 people: Diedre Des Jardins writes, “San Luis Dam, also known as B.F. Sisk Dam, is 382 feet tall and 18,600 feet long, and impounds up to 2 million acre-feet of water.
… ” Continue reading at the California Water Research blog here: Risk study: $21.8 billion in property in Oroville inundation path Saving water for the future: California needs Sites Reservoir: The Northern California Water Association writes, “With the Sacramento Valley in flood stage early this year, the California Department of Water Resources has estimated that by mid-February Sites Reservoir could have stored over 1 million acre-feet of water (over 325 billion gallons) this water year.
The huge caveat: Note those weasel words … ” Continue reading at the Inkstain blog here: A big boost this year for Lake Mead See also, Don’t let the dry March overshadow the good news for Lake Mead How should one measure the Endangered Species Act’s success?
Damien M. Shiff writes, “Property rights and other groups that seek reform of the Endangered Species Act oftentimes note that only a tiny fraction of the species that have been listed under the Act have recovered.
Hence, the Act may very well be “working” but we haven’t given it enough time to show its stuff.
This post examines President Trump’s budget with respect to water programs.
After reading all the opinions I could find, I’d say the best news is this: He doesn’t seem to have any particular agenda in the area.
… ” Read more at the Legal Planet here: Gorsuch and the environment: A closer look Sign up for daily email service and you’ll never miss a post!