Geological boring at the site of the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse is complete and work to remove some of the damaged ramps and parking lot is nearly complete, according to Trinidad city manager Dan Berman.
On Tuesday the Eureka City Council voted unanimously to raise water and sewer rates for customers hooked into the city’s water and wastewater system in order to pay for necessary repairs, upgrades and maintenance work. What it means for the average Eureka resident is that water and sewer bills will be about $26 higher than usual per month.
The Humboldt County Resource Conservation District Board of Directors on Thursday are set to discuss and possibly award the construction contract for the portion of Salt River project that will be completed in the fall. … The entire $34 million project aims to restore wildlife habitat, reduce flooding and improve agricultural benefits along a 7-mile stretch of the Salt River and 330 acres of tidal marsh.
Desperate to save plummeting water reserves in Lake Mendocino, a Mendocino County water agency is lobbying the state to dramatically reduce the amount that must be released downstream into the Russian River for fish and people.
It looks as if the last oyster may finally be shucked at the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. by the end of December, judging by what both sides in the long legal fight over the future of the farm said in federal court Monday. Then again, maybe not.
State water officials Tuesday will be considering new regulations aimed at cracking down on people who have ignored orders to stop diverting water from several California streams, including the upper Russian River.
A state appeals court has restored the authority of California water regulators to direct reductions in cold-weather sprays by grape growers and other waterfront farmers along the Russian River that have led to deaths of endangered species of salmon.