Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Split decision

Last-minute push for California drought legislation creates friction between Sens. Feinstein and Boxer

Reps. Costa, Huffman weigh in on infrastructure bill. MAVEN'S NOTEBOOK

Los Angeles Times & McClatchy

California's senior senator and House Republican leaders announced Monday a new attempt to pass legislation that would increase water deliveries to Valley agribusiness and Southern California. In a remarkable break for the two longtime Democratic allies, Sen. Barbara Boxer pledged to fight against the legislation written by Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

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5 projects to preserve groundwater, avert flooding

Fresno Bee

Five projects that could help protect groundwater supplies and reduce flood risks in the Fresno area will proceed with the aid of state grants that will fund more than two-thirds of the $12 million cost. The largest of the projects will add water percolation basins and monitoring wells on 100 acres south of Fresno. Other projects would move storm runoff into water basins and store water.

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U.S. Water Alliance releases One Water Roadmap

U.S. Water Alliance

America's water future is at a crossroads. The U.S. Water Alliance and its partners are working to make the case for the One Water approach. This roadmap puts forward key strategies and real-world examples of One Water management in action. ► LEARN MORE

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