When the Big One hits California – and seismologists say it’s not if, but when – there might not be blaring sirens or vibrating phones giving people a precious few seconds to prepare. … California’s earthquake warning system, long discussed and partially built, remains incomplete and in limbo.
How to repair a Mount Tamalpais peak decimated by the military in the 1950s is the focus of a public hearing this week in Mill Valley. … Last year the Marin Municipal Water District board of directors approved funding for an ongoing feasibility study that will provide a basis for a plan to restore the peak.
Wildfires continue to strain government resources throughout California, creating a vicious cycle of fires and land burdened with excess fuels, which leads to bigger fires. Nobody knows that better than Steve Hawks.
An Interior Department executive turned whistleblower who claimed the Trump administration retaliated against him for publicly disclosing how climate change affects Alaska Native communities resigned Wednesday.
There are few, if any, bigger issues on the Central Coast than water availability for residents and business ranging from … On Friday, nearly three dozen local, national and international innovators, researchers and public officials are set to gather for the water forum aimed at new ways to address water management for area residential, agricultural and industrial needs.
When the Water Education Foundation first produced its iconic California water map in 1979, a side of beef donated by a rancher was raffled off at a major water conference to help fund its creation. Today, the maps are displayed at highway rest stops and offices up and down the state. The hot water topic back in 1982 was the Peripheral Canal.
It is well established that many species of fish are threatened by warming oceans, acidification and deoxygenation. But which species are most vulnerable to these changes, and how vulnerable are they? A recent paper highlights a mathematical tool that might answer those questions.
DWR has released a legislative report on the agricultural water management plans submitted in 2015. The report provides details on efficient water management practices implementation. There is also information on the submitted plans and recommendations for improvements.
A legislative report, Status of 2015 Urban Water Management Plans, has been released by DWR. It includes information on the progress of achieving the statewide 20 percent per capita water use reduction goal by 2020.
For months, regional water officials were prevented from recharging drought-depleted water basins in the San Gabriel Valley and southeast Los Angeles County because they feared an infestation of an invasive shellfish that could destroy local ecosystems.
Water management in the West can often seem to pit people against wildlife, but it doesn’t have to, according to a recent report by the National Audubon Society. The report highlights how drying saline lakes in the West and changing riparian habitat along the Colorado River are impacting migrating birds. But the two habitats also share a vulnerability to climate change and water management.
The Central Arizona Project, which delivers water through canals to farmers and residents of desert cities in Arizona, has spent more than $2.5 million on lobbyists in Arizona and Washington over the past five years.
An equipment glitch at a North County water treatment plant is most likely behind the disagreeable taste and smell some have noticed in Vista and Escondido tap water for more than a week — but the unpleasantness should taper off in a day or so, water officials said Tuesday.
The 150 residents in the Sugarloaf subdivision of Shasta County can safely drink from their community well again. … The State Water Resources Control Board provided a $176,000 grant allowing TICO Construction to upgrade the well.
A proposal to build 43 homes on a 110-acre Tiburon Peninsula property that features breathtaking views and threatened and endangered plants and animals moved a step closer to final approval Tuesday. … The [Marin County] board said the project lacked adequate access to water for firefighting and that the Martha Co. was seeking to locate a 180,000-gallon water storage tank at an elevation the Marin Municipal Water District would not approve.