Thursday, February 2, 2012

News articles and links from Feb. 2, 2012


California's best-kept secret?


From The Record - Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

Ignorance of Delta bodes ill for state's water


From Visalia Times-Delta - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

(The following response is posted to the above articles.)

Coalition response...How many people in a survey could come up with the correct answer when asked to define "Delta water"? Would they realize that the Delta relies on water that originates in the high mountains of northern California? Would they know that the water that tumbles from the Sierras along the Central Valley travels to the Delta? Without these sources there would not be a Delta estuary.


Water problems ahead if rain, snow don't come


From SF Chronicle - Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

Sierra snowpack's water level low, but not dire


From Sacramento Bee - Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

What California needs to prevent a 2012 water shortage

Audio story

From Western Farm Press - Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

Second 2012 snow survey shows continuing dry conditions

Press release

From DWR - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

New survey confirms meager Sierra snow; water allocations at 60 percent


From Bakersfield Californian - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

From CBS/13 - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

From KRCA/3 - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

From Modesto Bee - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

From News 10 - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

From Sacramento Bee - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Kings River snowpack far below average


By Mark Grossi

From Fresno Bee - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Grappling with the water bond


By John Howard

From California Water Wars - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Ag-business group alleges Monterey County water agency used 'creative accounting'


From Monterey Herald - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Merced Irrigation District has wells ready amid record dry winter


From Merced Sun-Star - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Surplus water stored from last year will help offset impacts of dry winter, experts say


From Hanford Sentinel - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Inland water agencies are prepared for a dry year


From Highland Country News - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Inland Empire Water Agency is now banking water in the southern San Joaquin Valley


From Highland Country News - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

EDF submits proposal to protect Colorado River flow, ecosystems, western economy

Press release

From EDF - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012


ACWA submits comments on draft program EIR for draft Delta Plan


From ACWA - Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

Strengthening levees is critical to economic sustainability in the Delta


From UOP Eberhardt School of Business - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Strengthening levees makes more sense than peripheral canal, say experts


From Central Valley Business Times - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Economic benefit-cost analysis vs. financial feasibility analysis: Clear definitions needed for BDCP discussions


By Jeff Michaels

From Valley Economy - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012


Restoration of salmon to San Joaquin River means an end to trout fishing


From Fresno Bee - Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

Government delay, drought prompts renewed push for protection of Klamath River Chinook Salmon

Press Release

From Center for Biological Diversity - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

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