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2014-03-07 23:21:58

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Notes 50th Anniversary of California State Water Project and “Genius” of Former Gov. Pat Brown. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 California is experiencing the worst extended drought in the state’s history, with no end in sight. According to radio host and water champion Sharon Kleyne, without the foresight of former California Governor Edmund G. “Pat” Brown, who established the California State Water Project (SWP) 50 years...

NASA Working On Better Water Resource Management For California
2014-02-26 12:23:24

[ Watch the Video: How Is NASA Helping With The California Drought? ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA is developing a new technology that could help better manage and monitor water resources in California during the state’s historic drought. The space agency is partnering with the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to apply advanced remote sensing and improved forecast modeling to better assess water resources, monitor drought conditions and...

2010-03-16 17:26:00

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Background Information: The State Water Contractors, comprised of 27 public agencies that receive water from the State Water Project, released today a new analysis of current water supply impacts due to pumping restrictions directed by biological opinions that govern operation of our two primary water projects, the State Water Project and Central Valley Project. These restrictions, which don't reflect other stressors on the system such...

2010-03-16 16:33:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Water Contractors, a statewide organization representing 27 public water agencies in California, released a new analysis today quantifying how regulatory restrictions, theoretically designed to protect endangered fish species, have severely impacted our state's water supply. Clearly demonstrating the mounting water crisis and profound problems within our existing water delivery infrastructure, the regulatory restrictions imposed on...

2010-02-26 13:31:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Water Resources announced today that public water agencies are projected to receive 15 percent of their contracted water supply for 2010, up from its previous five percent projection. While this is an early estimate that may change throughout the year, it is indicative of the troubled state of our water supply. The low allocation is partially due to the increased pumping restrictions on the State Water Project because...

2009-03-18 15:42:00

Picture Remains Grim Due to Cumulative Impacts of Drought & Regulatory Restrictions SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Water Contractors welcomed the California Department of Water Resources' announcement that State Water Project (SWP) delivery projections have increased from 15 percent to 20 percent, but the organization says that the overall picture remains unchanged. The state continues to face a three-year drought and a deep and growing water crisis. The...

2008-12-15 20:57:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Public water agencies throughout Northern, Central and Southern California now face major supply cutbacks in the latest federal regulatory blow to their ability to deliver water to customers. The restrictions point sharply to the need for a more comprehensive and sensible approach to managing the state's water supply and fish habitat concerns. The cutbacks, effective immediately, were outlined today by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service...

2008-12-09 13:12:00

New Regulations Violate California Endangered Species Act, Threaten Water Supply SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Water Contractors, a statewide organization of 27 public water agencies, filed a lawsuit today against the California Fish & Game Commission and the California Department of Fish & Game challenging the Commission's recent decision to potentially impose substantial cuts in State Water Project (SWP) water deliveries to much of the San Francisco Bay Area,...

2008-11-12 15:00:23

Fitch Ratings expects to confirm the underlying long-term rating of 'A+' currently assigned to the California Department of Water Resources' (DWR) $425 million, series 2005F-3, F-5, and G-11 power supply revenue bonds upon their conversion to a fixed rate mode. The Rating Outlook is Positive. The rating confirmation will be effective on the conversion date of Dec. 1, 2008, at which time the following will occur: (i) the bonds will be converted from a variable rate to a fixed rate mode;...


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