Weekend Wrap-Up: Legislation; Infrastructure
Welcome back! Here’s the Weekend Wrap-Up on Aquafornia:
At the top of the scroll: “Congress’ Drought Legislation an Arid Offering” was a Los Angeles Times editorial. “KJ, Local Leaders Weigh In On Water Bond” was a post on The Sacramento Bee Capitol Alert blog.
“Assistant Secretary of Army Explains How Water Engineering has Evolved” was a Q&A in The Sacramento Bee. “Federal Army Big-wig Sees J Levee in Person, Project Ready for Repair” was a headline in the Chico Enterprise-Record. The Contra Costa Times reported, “Antioch Explores Building Desalination Plant.”
Western Water Magazine: “Ante Up: Funding California’s Water” is the topic of the May/June issue of Western Water Magazine.
Water Word of the Week: An historical anecdote about the California Water Plan was included toward the end of The Sacramento Bee commentary, “Bellying up to the Bar, Chops-style.” To learn more, Aquafornia’s Water Word of the Week is Edmund G. “Pat” Brown, whose bio is included in the historical water people section of sister site Aquapedia.
Last Week’s Top Stories: The most viewed story was “California Water Board Streamlines Process to Use Treated Wastewater,” from Capital Public Radio. Excluding news articles, the San Francisco Chronicle commentary titled “This Year’s Drought? Don’t Get Me Started.” received the most views.
What’s on the Calendar? Among this week’s events will include a Delta Independent Science Board meeting June 12-13 in Sacramento. Coming up is the Water Education Foundation’s Bay-Delta Tour June 18-20.