25 Sep Lake Oroville nears record low set in 1977

Sep 22, 2015 The current water year ends on September 30, the fourth year of drought in California. Lake Oroville is near its lowest level, but it's not the lowest ever.  Lake Oroville hit its record low on September 7, 1977 when storage ped to 24.9...

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25 Sep Duped into a bad water deal

Sep 22, 2015 The Department of Interior did their best naive teenager impression when they negotiated a deal with Westlands Water District who channeled their inner used car salesman. Not surprisingly, Westlands got a sweet deal while DOI turned Uncle Sam into Uncle Sucker. In the end the government got...

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25 Sep State Really Doesn’t Want New Dams!

It's no surprise to us that the State of California doesn't really want to build any dams, but it might still be to some. Sep 10, 2015 "While many analysts presumed that huge new infrastructure projects would have to be undertaken to respond effectively to the drought,...

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25 Sep The Great Delta Toilet Bowl

Major Wastewater Discharges Municipalities in and upstream of the Delta increasingly use the estuary as a TOILET BOWL for their sewage discharges. With each flush comes increased pollution, including toxic contaminants such as ammonia, heavy metals, and even pharmaceuticals. As population continues to increase in the...

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25 Sep EXPERTS: CALIFORNIA DROUGHT, FIRE CRISIS MAN-MADE

The California water-shortage crisis, largely man-made, according to experts, is getting so bad in some areas that people are facing what is being described as “Third World” conditions. With the severe drought now stretching into its fourth year, reservoirs are running dry and wildfires are burning...

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