Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Water roadmap

Final version of California Water Plan update posted

Final version of California Water Plan update now posted

DWR

Department of Water Resources

The Department of Water Resources today released the Highlights booklet and initial volumes of the latest edition of the California Water Plan, which since 1957 has guided the state's water resource management and planning. The strategic plan is for understanding, managing and developing water resources for current and future generations.

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As infrastructure crumbles, trillions of gallons lost

NPR

Across the country, many communities are raising water rates to begin addressing the aging infrastructure problem. California and Maine, as well as several individual communities, are asking voters next week to approve massive bond initiatives to fund water infrastructure improvements.

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Trick or treat? Invasive species are at our door

California Water Blog

Many of the alien species invading California's lakes and streams would make for wickedly good Halloween costumes. Whether slithering or slimy, ghastly or ghostly, several of California's alien water species can be an ecological nightmare.

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