Wednesday Top of the Scroll: Will Delta users sue again to stop California’s drought rules?
Drought-plagued California is poised to bar thousands of farmers, landowners and others from pumping water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta watershed, a move that irrigation districts said exceeds the water board’s authority. The emergency rules would be the first time state regulators have taken such wide-reaching action during a drought to prevent diversions from the massive Delta watershed stretching from Fresno to the Oregon border.
- San Francisco Chronicle: Mendocino is running out of water. The solution might involve a very old train
- Press Democrat: Curtailment orders for Russian River in the works as Lake Mendocino storage drops
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation: Reclamation releases report to show benefits of alternative reservoir operations