Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Where we are

How is California doing after four years of drought?

Dr. Jay Lund, Dr. Jeffrey Michael, and Dr. Peter Moyle discuss the drought impacts at the State of the Estuary conference. DWR

DWR

Maven's Notebook

The coming El Nino has been described as "Godzilla" and "too big to fail." But experts have warned that even heavy precipitation this winter, while certainly helpful, won't alleviate all of the drought conditions. As the state warily waits for winter, a panel at the State of the Estuary conference took a look at the impacts of the drought on water management and operations, the economy, the environment and our native species.

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San Joaquin supervisors still against 'Water Fix'

Stockton Record

As expected, San Joaquin County will continue to voice its opposition to the Bay Delta Conservation Plan. The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 on Tuesday to adopt a resolution affirming the county's opposition to the BDCP/Water Fix, as well as to approve the county's comments on a revised draft EIR and supplemental environmental impact statement.

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Tulare tries to connect the dots on drought, health

KFSN Fresno

Tulare County wants to find an explanation — a link between health and drought and whether it leads to stress and poverty. So for three days, volunteers will be going door to door in places like East Porterville, Cutler and Orosi to ask questions. The county hopes that the answers it finds will help people survive.

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