Joshua Tree National Park is on track to get back a little of what it lost in the 1950s. Officials with the U.S. Department of Interior have begun a process to bring 22,500 acres of the Eagle Mountain area back into the iconic park. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


On the day it became official that this was the wettest October in Redding in more than 50 years, the state released water conservation numbers for September. … October’s rain boosted water levels at Lake Shasta.  Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


Beaches in the Southeastern U.S. took a tremendous beating last month from Hurricane Matthew. The U.S. Geological Survey has found that the storm washed over and damaged 15 percent of sand dunes on Florida’s Atlantic Coast, 30 percent along Georgia’s coastline and 42 percent of the dunes on South Carolina beaches. Original article Source: California… Read More


The urban landscape offers several advantages for sustainability, including reduced transportation emissions, more efficient water delivery, and less per-capita energy consumption. … Today on Sea Change Radio we speak with two innovative thinkers who are working on solutions to a couple of the problems of city living.  Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


California state agencies today [Oct. 28] announced they are teaming with the White House Council on Environmental Quality to launch the California Water Data Challenge, a competition to develop innovative, data-based tools to help California address its ongoing drought and build a reliable, sustainable water system for the future. … A virtual check-in meeting will be… Read More


Imagine H2O, a San Francisco-based innovation accelerator, has announced the launch of its second annual California Water Policy Challenge, a policy brief competition designed to identify policy ideas to accelerate the development of data solutions to pressing water challenges.  Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More