Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

A long way to go

State's drought not likely to end this winter, experts say

A long way to go: Percent difference from historical averages. BAY AREA NEWS GROUP

Bay Area News Group

San Jose Mercury News

As California heads into its annual rainy season, water managers, farmers and millions of residents with parched yards are hoping huge storms will finally break the state's historic three-year drought. Don't count on it. It may be raining this week, but unless near-record rain falls between now and next spring, it's likely the drought will continue through 2015, experts say.

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Officials say state can afford twin tunnel project

KNBC Los Angeles

California officials say they have found a way to pay for building a pair of tunnels championed by Gov. Jerry Brown that will send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as part of a plan to address the state's water supply problems. The State Treasurer's Office plans to release a study today showing that cities and farmers who need the water most can afford to pay their share.

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Clarke lecture: Delivering the 4th Water Revolution

National Water Research Institute

This year’s Clarke Prize lecture, delivered by David Sedlak, Ph.D., focuses on strategies for developing and implementing new technologies to provide our cities with a reliable water supply while also protecting public health and the environment.

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