“In California, it’s as dependable as the rainy season. Okay, more so. Whenever there’s too much water or not enough, people start talking about Auburn Dam. It’s California’s biggest dam that has never been built — and probably never will be.”
“For the first time in its history, the Rowland Water District has tapped into a new groundwater supply. The fresh source was developed by partnering with the La Habra Heights County, Walnut Valley and Orchard Dale Water Districts.”
“Not long after El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles was founded in the late 1700s, the pueblo’s early inhabitat dug a route for water to move from the Los Angeles river to the new settlement. … And earlier this month, workers in Los Angeles’ Chinatown unearthed a section.”
“Workers excavating the site of a $100-million Chinatown development have discovered a 100-foot section of Los Angeles’ first municipal water system, an ancient maze of brick and wooden pipes and conduits that once fed the city.”
From U-T San Diego, in a commentary presented by ESET:
“Making sure our nation could withstand a cyber assault on critical systems like power, water, transportation or natural gas is a top priority for the federal government.
“As a result, it’s spent the past year collaborating with providers of these critical infrastructures nationwide in order to develop a set of guidelines, best practices and standards to address cyber-security risks.”
“With mere inches to spare, crews gently lowered a 70,000-pound disc of steel into place at the city’s wastewater treatment plant on Thursday, marking a milestone in a $1.5 million project expected to conclude this summer.”
From The Davis Enterprise, in a commentary by Joe Krovoza, Bill Marble, Don Saylor, Skip Davies, Brett Lee, Dan Wolk and Jim Hilliard:
“On Thursday, the cities of Davis and Woodland will celebrate a milestone decades in the making and one with benefits for generations to come: the groundbreaking for the regional surface water treatment facility.”
“The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board says Caltrans has not done sufficient mitigation to make up for sensitive wetlands that are being filled to build the 5.9-mile highway around Willits.”
“This month, another step forward was taken for plans to build Sites Reservoir near Maxwell. Congressmen John Garamendi, D-Fairfield, and Doug LaMalfa, R-Richvale, have introduced federal legislation to authorize and complete the feasibility study for the proposed new water storage.
“One could call the progress slow and steady, understanding that the timeline is decades.”