Weekend Wrap-Up: BDCP; Drought
Welcome back! Here’s the Weekend Wrap-Up on Aquafornia:
At the top of the scroll: “Draft Implementing Agreement Available; Draft BDCP and Associated Draft EIR/EIS Comment Period Extended,” the Bay Delta Conservation Plan announced in a news release.
“Should California Use Taxpayer Dollars to Build More Dams?” and “California Orders Hundreds of Water Users in San Joaquin Valley to Stop Drawing From Rivers and Streams” were articles reported by The Sacramento Bee. Another news article related to drought was “Drought Brings California Gold Prospectors Back to Life,” Los Angeles Times.
Water Word of the Week: Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is SWRCB, which can be found in the Useful Acronyms section of the Water Education Foundation’s vetted, online water encyclopedia. Spelled out, the SWRCB abbreviation is State Water Resources Control Board.
Last Week’s Top Stories: The most viewed story was “California Orders Thousands of Sacramento Valley Water Users to Stop Pumping from Streams,” from The Sacramento Bee. Excluding news articles, “Water Rationing in California Already Going Wrong,” a commentary in the Los Angeles Daily News, received the most views.
What’s on the Calendar? Among this week’s events include a State Department of Food and Agriculture meeting Tuesday, June 3, in Sacramento, and a free drought briefing, “The Challenges of Drought: Water Project Operations,” cosponsored by the Foundation and California Department of Water Resources, on Wednesday, June 4, in Sacramento. The Delta Stewardship Council announced an Environmental Data Summit for June 5-6.