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Weekend Wrap-Up: Delta; Fracking

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Clair A. Hill: Aquafornia Water Word of the Week

In the news recently has been the 50th anniversary celebration Sept. 28, 2013, of President John F. Kennedy’s dedication of the Clair A. Hill Whiskeytown Dam. The Water Education Foundation’s Aquapedia has the back story if you’re curious about the man behind the name of this Central Valley Project facility in Redding.

Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is Clair A.
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Water Bond; Whiskeytown Reservoir and Dam

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Francis C. Carr: Aquafornia Water Word of the Week

Historical water people and their fascinating behind-the-scenes stories came to mind with the recent 50-year anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s dedication of the Whiskeytown Reservoir and Dam, part of the Central Valley Project’s Trinity River Division.

Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is Francis C.

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Weekend Wrap-Up: Fracking; Delta

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At the top of the scroll: Gov. Jerry Brown wrote, “I am signing Senate Bill 4, which establishes strong environmental protections and transparency requirements for hydraulic fracturing and other well stimulation operations,” in a signing message included with his news release announcement.
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Hydroelectric Power: Aquafornia Water Word of the Week

Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is Hydroelectric Power, a newly added entry to the Water Education Foundation’s new interactive online water encyclopedia.

“Hydroelectric power is generated by the ability to turn falling water into electricity and in California accounts for about 15 percent of the state’s power supply annually,” according to Aquapedia’s definition. “Hydroelectric power is produced when water turns a turbine connected to a generator.
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Legislative, Water Issue Roundup

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California Environmental Quality Act: Aquafornia Water Word of the Week

Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is California Environmental Quality Act, a topic that has been in the headlines.

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Weekend Wrap-Up: Fracking; Water Supply

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Watershed: Water Word of the Week

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Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is watershed, a newly added entry to th

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Labor Day Weekend Wrap-Up: Legislature; Delta

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Anne J. Schneider: Aquafornia Water Word of the Week

Are you curious to learn more about the people who have events named after them such as the Anne J. Schneider Foundation Lecture Series?

Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is Anne J.
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Rim Fire; Legislation

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At the top of the scrollGov. Jerry Brown issued an emergency proclamation for the City and County of San Francisco due to the effects of the Rim Fire in Tuolumne County. Throughout the weekend, the news media provided updates on the state’s wildland fires, including the Rim Fire.
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Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Aquafornia Water Word of the Week

Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, a topic very much in the news and one of the more comprehensively covered in the Water Education Foundation’s new interactive online water encyclopedia.

“The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is California’s most crucial water and ecological resource” is the intro sentence to this extensive section, which includes history, challenges, controversies, and the twin tunnels proposal
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Western Water: A ‘Slow Road’ to Progress?

JulyAug13WW-231x300.jpgThe Water Education Foundation’s July/August 2013 issue of Western Water looks at climate change through the lens of some of the latest scientific research and responses from experts regarding mitigation and adaptation.

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Western Water: A More Certain Variability

JulyAug13WW-231x300.jpgAs announced yesterday, the Water Education Foundation’s July/August 2013 issue of Western Water looks at climate change through the lens of some of the latest scientific research and responses from experts regarding mitigation and adaptation.

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Western Water — ‘Adjusting to the New Reality: Climate Change in the West’

JulyAug13WW-231x300.jpgThe Water Education Foundation’s July/August 2013 issue of Western Water looks at climate change through the lens of some of the latest scientific research and responses from experts regarding mitigation and adaptation.

Like clockwork, the scientific studies describing climate change and its expected impacts keep coming, reminding ever

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Weekend Wrap-Up: Lake Tahoe; Potpourri of Water Issues

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At the top of the scroll: Gov. Jerry Brown will join former Vice President Al Gore, U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval at the 17th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit Monday, August 19, the Governor’s Office announced in a news release.
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Arthur D. Edmonston: Aquafornia Water Word of the Week

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Ever wonder who some of the water project features are named after? Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is Arthur D.

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Sept. 25 Delta Tour Offered by Water Education Foundation, The Coalition to Support Near-Term Delta Projects

delta-aerial2-300x200.jpgFrom the Water Education Foundation and The Coalition to Support Near-Term Delta Projects:

A one-day tour of the Delta Wednesday, Sept.

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