Thursday, March 24, 2016

Water's day

White House rallies corporate investment in water supplies; California agencies highlighted at summit

In honor of World Water Day, the White House hosts a Water Summit in South Court Auditorium to shine a spotlight on the importance of cross-cutting, creative solutions to solving the water problems of today. WHITE HOUSE / YOU TUBE

White House

McClatchy & Association of California Water Agencies

The White House unveiled several billion dollars’ worth of corporate commitments to water research and development Tuesday at a first-of-its-kind summit. Several ACWA members were among the nearly 200 water experts that attended the summit, which featured innovative projects from California water agencies.


New dispute erupts over Delta tunnels project

Sacramento Bee

A potentially major new fight has erupted over Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build two huge tunnels beneath the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and this time the protests are coming from a group of farmers that wants the tunnels built.


Feds warn of new climate threat to water supplies

San Francisco Chronicle

The Obama administration underscored the threat of climate change to Western water supplies Tuesday, releasing a new report that projects less snowpack in the mountains and reduced flows in major rivers — all of which spells a much drier future for places such as California.

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