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The Sacramento Bee
Delta tunnels don’t pencil out, UOP economist saysthe WaterFix is not economically justified,” wrote Michael, director of UOP’s C
Delta tunnels don’t pencil out, UOP economist says
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
the WaterFix is not economically justified,” wrote Michael, director of UOP’s Center for Business and Policy Research. The State Water Resources Control Board has launched a grueling hearing on the details of the plan, which is expected to last... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Lake Arrowhead Community Service District, CA's Water & Wastewater Revs 'AA+'but also utilizes recycled (13%), well (8%) and imported water (2%). Due to sev
Fitch Rates Lake Arrowhead Community Service District, CA's Water & Wastewater Revs 'AA+'
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
but also utilizes recycled (13%), well (8%) and imported water (2%). Due to severe drought conditions at the time, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) issued an order in 2006 that limits lake withdrawals to 1,566 acre-feet per year.... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
STPUD has enough water for next 3 decadesNews. The results mean the state removed the defied conservation percentage So
STPUD has enough water for next 3 decades
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 6 days ago
News. The results mean the state removed the defied conservation percentage South Tahoe PUD was supposed to meet. The State Water Resources Control Board asked water districts to conduct the test in order to assess the state’s overall water... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
California still dry, but water rules easea state level we're still in a drought, there's still a need for conservation,"
California still dry, but water rules ease
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
a state level we're still in a drought, there's still a need for conservation," Max Gomberg, conservation manager for the state Water Resources Control Board. But "we don't need people to go to extraordinary measures like they did last... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Thirsty for solutions: Residents and growers are at odds over how to protect groundwater sustainability in Cuyamamarkets near and far. Even though it technically wouldn’t have the power to ma
Thirsty for solutions: Residents and growers are at odds over how to protect groundwater sustainability in Cuyama
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 10 days ago
markets near and far. Even though it technically wouldn’t have the power to manage the groundwater—which is the job of the state Water Resources Control Board—the proposed district would have the power to “administer, develop, construct, and... Read more
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FOX News
California remains in severe drought, but mandatory water cuts still offa state level we're still in a drought, there's still a need for conservation,"
California remains in severe drought, but mandatory water cuts still off
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
a state level we're still in a drought, there's still a need for conservation," Max Gomberg, conservation manager for the state Water Resources Control Board. But "we don't need people to go to extraordinary measures like they did last... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
State Water 'Stress Test' Not Ideal for All Water Supplierstwo North State water districts, will continue under mandated water conservatio
State Water 'Stress Test' Not Ideal for All Water Suppliers
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 11 days ago
two North State water districts, will continue under mandated water conservation measures. A review of the recent State Water Resources Control Board drought "stress test" shows the Red Bluff Water Department and Bella Vista Water District... Read more
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The Signal
Most California water districts can ease conservationgot fires going on up and down the state - tremendous impacts," said Max Gomber
Most California water districts can ease conservation
The Signal / Posted 11 days ago
got fires going on up and down the state - tremendous impacts," said Max Gomberg, climate and conservation manager at the State Water Resources Control Board. "We're still reeling as a state from the impacts of the drought. The water we can... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Cities exempted from state’s mandatory water-saving targetslocal water retailers were among 343 agencies statewide that qualified for a ze
Cities exempted from state’s mandatory water-saving targets
Petluma360.com / Posted 11 days ago
local water retailers were among 343 agencies statewide that qualified for a zero percent water-saving standard, the State Water Resources Control Board said Tuesday, ending the state mandates imposed last year. “It’s a testament to our... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Red Bluff, Bella Vista continue water conservation limitsTwo local water districts will continue to face water conservation requirements
Red Bluff, Bella Vista continue water conservation limits
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 11 days ago
Two local water districts will continue to face water conservation requirements. The State Water Resources Control Board said Red Bluff and Bella Vista water districts did not provide information to show they could continue to provide water through... Read more
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The Mercury News
California water saving: 84 percent of agencies choose zero as conservation targetBrown administration officials worked Tuesday to put the best face on the new n
California water saving: 84 percent of agencies choose zero as conservation target
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
Brown administration officials worked Tuesday to put the best face on the new numbers. Felicia Marcus, chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board, noted that her agency required each water provider to pass a "stress test" that... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. water districts ready if drought continuesas they caution that the five-year drought persists and note that drought-fuele
Calif. water districts ready if drought continues
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 11 days ago
as they caution that the five-year drought persists and note that drought-fueled wildfires continue to wreak havoc. The State Water Resources Control Board in May asked California’s 411 urban water districts to evaluate how much water they would... Read more
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Orange County Register
California water suppliers expecting no shortagewater officials said Tuesday they have no plans to scrutinize those claims. De
California water suppliers expecting no shortage
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
water officials said Tuesday they have no plans to scrutinize those claims. Despite previous vows of close monitoring, State Water Resources Control Board leaders said they expect independent researchers – such as environmental groups,... Read more
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The Mercury News
California drought: 84 percent of water agencies choose zero as conservation targetBrown administration officials worked Tuesday to put the best face on the new n
California drought: 84 percent of water agencies choose zero as conservation target
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
Brown administration officials worked Tuesday to put the best face on the new numbers. Felicia Marcus, chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board, noted that her agency required each water provider to pass a "stress test" that... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
California’s water suppliers don’t seem to fear shortage due to droughtthose claims. Nine suppliers were given orders to supply more information abou
California’s water suppliers don’t seem to fear shortage due to drought
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
those claims. Nine suppliers were given orders to supply more information about future water supplies to the state, said State Water Resources Control Board officials while unveiling water suppliers’ new conservation goals online. After a nearly... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California water districts: We can handle more years of droughtbe forced to reduce water use this year because they have adequate water supply
California water districts: We can handle more years of drought
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
be forced to reduce water use this year because they have adequate water supply to endure three more years of drought, the State Water Resources Control Board announced Tuesday. The water board in May asked California’s 411 urban water districts... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Nearly all Ripon homes on metersreported 30 percent reduced water usage. Ripon is ahead of the state-wide wate
Nearly all Ripon homes on meters
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
reported 30 percent reduced water usage. Ripon is ahead of the state-wide water conservation efforts. According to the State Water Resources Control Board, the recent figures were 21.5 percent savings, which was down 27.5 percent from a year... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California farm communities pay price for decades of fertilizer useabout little kids in the Central Valley.” He’s scheduled to brief legislative
California farm communities pay price for decades of fertilizer use
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
about little kids in the Central Valley.” He’s scheduled to brief legislative staffers on the assessment this fall. The State Water Resources Control Board, meanwhile, is considering new rules for agricultural discharges in the San Joaquin River... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Norm Groot: Solving our water supply problemsAbout three weeks ago, the State Water Resources Control Board approved an exte
Norm Groot: Solving our water supply problems
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 15 days ago
About three weeks ago, the State Water Resources Control Board approved an extension of five years to the cease-and-desist order for pumping on the Carmel River watershed by California American Water, the supplier of water to Monterey Peninsula area... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s summer of slime: Algae blooms muck up waterways across stateyear. “It’s fair to say that it’s looking like this year is not normal,” said
California’s summer of slime: Algae blooms muck up waterways across state
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
year. “It’s fair to say that it’s looking like this year is not normal,” said Greg Gearheart, a deputy director at the State Water Resources Control Board, which issues algae health alerts. He said his office is tracking more than 30 reports of... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Water samples from Discovery Bay test positive for toxic algaewhich is produced by certain algal species. Contra Costa Health Services' Envi
Water samples from Discovery Bay test positive for toxic algae
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 17 days ago
which is produced by certain algal species. Contra Costa Health Services' Environmental Health Division and the California State Water Resources Control Board recommended that residents, pets and livestock avoid contact with water around Discovery... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Legislators approve audit of Gov. Jerry Brown’s water tunnel planwater agencies would raise the money, are still up in the air. Currently, the
Legislators approve audit of Gov. Jerry Brown’s water tunnel plan
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
water agencies would raise the money, are still up in the air. Currently, the contending forces are battling before the state Water Resources Control Board, which would have to issue permits to divert water from the Sacramento River. The battle... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
School board approves contract amendments, recycled water resolutionthe school's irrigation system from potable to recycled water since last year.
School board approves contract amendments, recycled water resolution
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
the school's irrigation system from potable to recycled water since last year. The city has received approval from the State Water Resources Control Board to proceed with the connection of Hart Middle School to the city's recycled water... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
T.U.D. To Discuss Drought Related Quartz-Stent Projecton the district’s Capital Improvement Program, and vote whether to authorize a
T.U.D. To Discuss Drought Related Quartz-Stent Project
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 days ago
on the district’s Capital Improvement Program, and vote whether to authorize a Financial Assistance Application with the State Water Resources Control Board for a Treated Water Optimization Plan. The regular session meeting starts at 2pm in the... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Revised budget, recycled water lead school board meeting Tuesdaythe school's irrigation system from potable to recycled water since last year.
Revised budget, recycled water lead school board meeting Tuesday
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
the school's irrigation system from potable to recycled water since last year. The city has received approval from the State Water Resources Control Board to proceed with the connection of Hart Middle School to the city's recycled water... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Toxic algae alert issued for Russian Riverto ingest water while swimming and also through grooming. They also often slurp
Toxic algae alert issued for Russian River
Petluma360.com / Posted 23 days ago
to ingest water while swimming and also through grooming. They also often slurp up algae while playing in the water. The State Water Resources Control Board recently issued a similar warning about toxic algae for the entire North Coast, noting... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Northstate community on the verge of losing primary water sourceto conserve hoping the situation improves for the future. In the meantime, the
Northstate community on the verge of losing primary water source
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 23 days ago
to conserve hoping the situation improves for the future. In the meantime, the district is working on a grant from the State Water Resources Control Board to look for alternative sources of water. Zornig said the best plan would be to dig a... Read more
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J Weekly
startup nations | Israel hits the road awash in water ideas for thirsty Californiasuch as Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agricult
startup nations | Israel hits the road awash in water ideas for thirsty California
J Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
such as Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and Felicia Marcus, who chairs the State Water Resources Control Board, along with over 150 water professionals to discuss and share best practices with the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
See which Sacramento communities are greatly increasing water use22 percent from June 2015 to June 2016. Statewide water use increased by 8 perc
See which Sacramento communities are greatly increasing water use
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
22 percent from June 2015 to June 2016. Statewide water use increased by 8 percent over the same period, according to the State Water Resources Control Board. All Sacramento-area water districts used more water in June 2016 than during June 2015,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Water savings drop in California in June after restrictions lifted. Is it a trend?percent savings. Water districts in Orange County largely mirrored the state’s
Water savings drop in California in June after restrictions lifted. Is it a trend?
Orange County Register / Posted 24 days ago
percent savings. Water districts in Orange County largely mirrored the state’s trends, with overall water usage climbing. State Water Resources Control Board leaders released new data Tuesday showing June’s water conservation was several... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Ripon cuts water use by 30.6% during Junereduction of 30.6 percent for June based on the figures from three years ago at
Ripon cuts water use by 30.6% during June
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
reduction of 30.6 percent for June based on the figures from three years ago at this time. This comes on the heels of the State Water Resources Control Board reporting a state-wide reduction of 28 percent for May – that’s compared to May... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Developing an environmentally viable water supplyDeveloping a safe and viable water supply So much was in the hands of the Stat
Developing an environmentally viable water supply
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Developing a safe and viable water supply So much was in the hands of the State Water Resources Control Board as it contemplated the five-year extension on its cease and desist order. Without an extension, the CDO would have hurt the community by... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Feds to take new look at Delta, endangered fish speciesyears. The agencies’ review begins at a critical time. Brown’s tunnels plan is
Feds to take new look at Delta, endangered fish species
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
years. The agencies’ review begins at a critical time. Brown’s tunnels plan is undergoing crucial hearings before the State Water Resources Control Board. The governor is also seeking a declaration from the same two federal fisheries agencies... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Californians Conserved Less Water in Junemandates were eased and control over drought restrictions returned to local wat
Californians Conserved Less Water in June
NBC Bay Area / Posted 25 days ago
mandates were eased and control over drought restrictions returned to local water agencies, officials said Tuesday. The State Water Resources Control Board reported that Californians used 21.5 percent less water in June than they did in 2013, a... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. water conservation evaporates a bitmandates were eased and control over drought restrictions returned to local wat
Calif. water conservation evaporates a bit
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 25 days ago
mandates were eased and control over drought restrictions returned to local water agencies, officials said Tuesday. The State Water Resources Control Board reported that Californians used 21.5 percent less water in June than they did in 2013, a... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
As Savings Wane State Board Warns It Is Retaining Water Scrutinycame in at 21.5 percent, down six percent from the same month a year ago. As it
As Savings Wane State Board Warns It Is Retaining Water Scrutiny
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 26 days ago
came in at 21.5 percent, down six percent from the same month a year ago. As it shared its latest findings, the State Water Resources Control Board also indicated that it will be scrutinizing dramatic increases in water usage and... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
California Water Conservation DropsFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Californians conserved less water in June, the first mont
California Water Conservation Drops
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 26 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Californians conserved less water in June, the first month after statewide mandates were eased. The State Water Resources Control Board reported Tuesday that Californians used 21.5 percent less water in June than they did in... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Californians Conserved Less Water in Junemandates were eased and control over drought restrictions returned to local wat
Californians Conserved Less Water in June
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 26 days ago
mandates were eased and control over drought restrictions returned to local water agencies, officials said Tuesday. The State Water Resources Control Board reported that Californians used 21.5 percent less water in June than they did in 2013, a... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Calif. water conservation falls to 21.5 percent in JuneCalifornians conserved less water in June, the first month after statewide mand
Calif. water conservation falls to 21.5 percent in June
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 26 days ago
Californians conserved less water in June, the first month after statewide mandates were eased. The State Water Resources Control Board reported Tuesday that Californians used 21.5 percent less water in June than they did in 2013, a drop of 6... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Californians cut water use in June, but not as much as last yearthan a year ago and state drought regulators vowed to scrutinize communities wh
Californians cut water use in June, but not as much as last year
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
than a year ago and state drought regulators vowed to scrutinize communities where water use has risen significantly. The State Water Resources Control Board said Tuesday that the 21.5 percent savings rate was lower than the 27.5 percent drop... Read more
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The Mercury News
California drought: Residents cut water use 21.5 percent in June despite relaxed drought rulesstate officials easing mandatory drought targets earlier this year. The new da
California drought: Residents cut water use 21.5 percent in June despite relaxed drought rules
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
state officials easing mandatory drought targets earlier this year. The new data was released Tuesday morning by the State Water Resources Control Board in Sacramento. "It's maybe not as good as we hoped, but it's better than we feared with... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Californians remain on target for saving water under local leadershipregulators on Tuesday will release figures as California endures its fifth year
Californians remain on target for saving water under local leadership
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 26 days ago
regulators on Tuesday will release figures as California endures its fifth year of drought. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, says there's a dip in savings, but Californians overall are using less water than before... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Californians water conservation returns to local leadershipa dip in water savings from the previous month, conservation overall remained h
Californians water conservation returns to local leadership
Brandon Sun / Posted 26 days ago
a dip in water savings from the previous month, conservation overall remained high, said Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board. "The community spirit of realizing that water is something to treat with respect and... Read more
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Salon.com
Californians water conservation returns to local leadershipregulators on Tuesday will release figures as California endures its fifth year
Californians water conservation returns to local leadership
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
regulators on Tuesday will release figures as California endures its fifth year of drought. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, says there’s a dip in savings, but Californians overall are using less water than before... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Californians water conservation returns to local leadershipregulators on Tuesday will release figures as California endures its fifth year
Californians water conservation returns to local leadership
The Record Searchlight / Posted 26 days ago
regulators on Tuesday will release figures as California endures its fifth year of drought. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, says there's a dip in savings, but Californians overall are using less water than before... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California fishermen win key ruling over Delta water supplyto build twin tunnels beneath the Delta, in an effort to repair its battered pl
California fishermen win key ruling over Delta water supply
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
to build twin tunnels beneath the Delta, in an effort to repair its battered plumbing system, enters a crucial phase. The State Water Resources Control Board is in the early stages of months of hearings on the $15.5 billion proposal, known as... Read more

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