Water Policy

Is Donald Trump fighting the Delta tunnels? No. But he won’t pay for them, either

BY DALE KASLER dkasler@sacbee.com   Is the Trump administration opposed to the Delta tunnels, Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to remake...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Turning ocean water into drinking water

Tiny carbon nanotubes could be the future of drinking water. Livermore researchers are finding ways to make it cheaper and...

Water Deeply: Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

Water Deeply: Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

WRITTEN BY Brad Udall, Jonathan Overpeck PUBLISHED ON  Jun. 22, 2017 Declines in Colorado River reservoirs can only partly be blamed by a lack...

The Sacramento Bee: Dithering must end in California’s too-long desalination debate

The Sacramento Bee: Dithering must end in California’s too-long desalination debate

  Last winter’s extreme storms notwithstanding, water remains scarce in this state. Between climate change and ongoing growth, California can’t...

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News Deeply: Early Review of Delta Tunnel Project Warns of Risks to Fish

WRITTEN BY Matt Weiser PUBLISHED ON  May. 2, 2017 Salmon and delta smelt may not benefit from California’s $17 billion water diversion...

SF Examiner: Carlsbad desalination plant produces 15 billion gallons of fresh water in first year

SF Examiner: Carlsbad desalination plant produces 15 billion gallons of fresh water in first year

By Nuala Sawyer on December 14, 2016 2:30 pm A mere year after opening, the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant is...