The plan to remove four hydroelectric dams to improve fish passage and water quality on the Klamath River is proceeding on schedule for a 2020 demolition time, according to plan proponents. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will ultimately have to approve or deny the plan, and the change in administration in Washington, D.C., has led… Read More


Formerly flooded to the tips of gazebos, Oroville’s Riverbend Park looked a bit like an oversized, drained aquarium Tuesday, since spillway flows to the Feather River were halted Monday afternoon. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


Monday’s heavy rains have nearly filled Lake Poway and water could soon spill over the concrete spillway designed to divert excess water into the canyons below. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


Unbridled pumping of aquifers in California’s San Joaquin Valley is severely reducing the land’s capacity to hold water, according to a Stanford University study. The loss of storage is due to subsidence, which is the compaction of soils as a result of removing too much water. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


With the winter storm toll on Santa Cruz County roads growing to nearly $40 million, county supervisors agreed Tuesday to ask Caltrans to prioritize emergency restoration of three alternative commute routes along with a failing road that resulted in the midyear closure of Valencia School in Aptos. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More