State officials said today [Oct. 18] they are “racing” to implement erosion control measures before the start of the rainy season on hills left bare by the Carr Fire. … [Clint] Snyder [assistant executive officer, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board] said the erosion control is focused on protecting human life and property, preserving drinking… Read More

A relatively small entity at the center of key Monterey County water issues for about a decade, the Marina Coast Water District is at a significant point, and the race for three seats on its five-person board of directors could help determine the district’s future. Five candidates are running for the board, including three incumbents and… Read More

President Donald Trump in his interview with The Associated Press said he has “a natural instinct for science.” But what he said about hurricanes, clean air and climate doesn’t quite get the science right. More than a dozen scientists, economists and climate negotiators pointed out where his comments didn’t fit with the reality of human-caused… Read More

On October 17, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Ceres engaged with corporate leaders, investors and global financial institutions at the Financial Times Water Summit in London to discuss how innovative business and investment opportunities can help solve shared water challenges. WWF and Ceres also are welcoming Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) and Target to the… Read More

The Global Rundown In Afghanistan, harsh winter conditions begin to kill people displaced by drought. Residue from an oil spill earlier this month reaches the coastal waterways of the French Riviera. A high-risk dam near Dallas, Texas, is being closely monitored amid record rainfall. Abnormally low water levels in British Columbia, Canada, pose problems for… Read More

BOSTON – An Ohio company has agreed to come into compliance with state and federal hazardous waste laws and to pay a penalty of $77,093 to settle claims by the US Environmental Protection Agency that it violated state and federal hazardous waste laws at its facility in North Clar Source: EPA Science Water News… Read More