Weekend Wrap-Up: Water Bond; Drought
Welcome back! Here’s the Weekend Wrap-Up on Aquafornia:
At the top of the scroll: “California Ballot Measures are Where the Money will Be in November,” reported the Bay Area News Group. The Sacramento Bee ran the commentary, “Drought Sends a Water Wake-Up — Bond Can Aid Future Supply.”
Among drought-related news article headlines were “Grazing on Federal Land Under Threat Because of Drought,” Los Angeles Times, and “Salmon Migrate By Truck During California Drought,” the Associated Press. “Pain at the Pump” was an editorial in the Stockton Record. “Will California’s Drought Extend Into 2015?” was a post on the California WaterBlog.
Water Word of the Week: Stephanie Taylor’s latest installment in her “California Sketchbook” series in The Sacramento Bee was “For the Salton Sea, Imagining the Possibilities.” The Salton Sea is also Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia. Read the post, “Salton Sea: Aquafornia Water Word of the Week.”
Last Week’s Top Stories: The most viewed story was “Lawsuit Targets Delta Water Shipments,” from the Stockton Record. Excluding news articles, “California Can Expand Its Water Supply,” a commentary in The Sacramento Bee, received the most views.
What’s on the Calendar? Among this week’s events are a State Water Resources Control Board meeting Tuesday, June 17, in Sacramento; a California Water Commission meeting Wednesday, June 18, in Sacramento; and the Water Education Foundation’s Bay-Delta Tour June 18-20.