Weekend Wrap-Up: BDCP; Water Supply
Welcome back! Here’s the weekend wrap-up:
At the top of the scroll: The Bay Delta Conservation Plan was in the news, including “Coalition of Advocates to Tell Delta’s ‘Real Story’ Monday,” a headline in the Stockton Record, and “Water Officials in the Sacramento Region Begin a Weeklong Campaign to Draw Attention to Folsom Lake’s Future,” a headline in The Sacramento Bee.
Water-related articles were wide-ranging. “Los Angeles’ Water Future Remains Challenged By Drought, Short Supplies” and “100 Years of Water: Owens Valley Residents Still Worry About Water Losses to L.A.” were Los Angeles Daily News articles. The Sacramento Bee reported, “City of Sacramento Strives to Lead in Water Conservation.” “Fracking Probe Expands in Central Valley,” reported The Fresno Bee. “Ambitious California River Restoration Program Plagued” was an Associated Press headline. “In Rim Fire’s Aftermath, a New Worry Emerges: Water” was an article in the Los Angeles Times.
“The Long Shadow of William Mulholland: His L.A. Aqueduct changed the city — and water politics — forever” was a commentary by William Kahrl that ran in Sunday’s Los Angeles Times.
Water Word of the Week: Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week from sister site Aquapedia is Lake Mead, a brand new entry to the Water Education Foundation’s interactive online water encyclopedia.
Last Week’s Top Stories: The most viewed story was “Water Action Plan Created to Help Avoid Statewide Crisis,” an article in The Sacramento Bee. Excluding news articles, the Daily Democrat editorial, “Waste, Waste Everywhere from Water Resources,” received the most views.
What’s on the Calendar? This week’s events include today’s “Collaborative Leadership Workshop: Negotiating Relationships to Improve Water Resources Planning,” an event by the Groundwater Resources Association of California and Association of California Water Agencies, in Sacramento. On Tuesday, Nov. 5, are both State Water Resources Control Board and California State Board of Food and Agriculture meetings in Sacramento. The Foundation leads a timely San Joaquin River Restoration Tour Nov. 7-8. Also, with a new year right around the corner, the Foundation announced its 2014 tour dates.