Tuesday, June 14, 2016

'It's complicated'

DSC chair putting the pieces together on the Delta plan

"The Delta.  It's complicated," Randy Fiorini says. CHRIS AUSTIN / Maven's Notebook

Chris Austin

Maven's Notebook

Hundreds of agencies have at least some responsibility for the Delta, but only the Delta Stewardship Council is charged with developing and implementing a single blueprint to integrate and guide all actions. At the ACWA spring conference, DSC chair Randy Fiorini spoke about the council's role and how it is working to implement the Delta plan.


SoCal prepares for a 'critical' wildfire season

Los Angeles Daily News

Southern California residents should prepare for what could be the worst wildfire season on record due to a persistent drought and much less rain from an El Niño that was weaker than expected, officials from a variety of agencies warned Monday.


How Silver Lake kept L.A. hydrated for a century

Curbed LA and KCET Los Angeles

When the Silver Lake Reservoir was drained last summer, most people assumed water would return to the lake after new piping was installed. Nearly a year later, the lake is still empty. KCET takes a look back at the history of the reservoir and its extraordinary formation more than a century ago.

  • Field Notes