Category Archives: April Fools’ Day

Brown is the new gold: Water strategy is starting to pay dividends

by Nan Frobish Governor Brown has unveiled a sweeping new strategy, “Brown is the New Gold,” to simultaneously make California more robust to drought, secure private water rights, buffer California’s growers against disastrous losses from a looming national trade war, … Continue reading

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Down the DRAIN: California gets a jump on Delta tunnels

by Nan W. and Dunlay J. Frobish California took a step towards replumbing its archaic Delta water infrastructure by completing the first part of a contentious project. An intake for the first Delta tunnel was completed this fall, and with … Continue reading

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Water managers drop the ball on Hetch Hetchy

By Nan W. Frobish Visitors to Yosemite’s iconic Hetch Hetchy reservoir are doing a double-take. Instead of seeing the majestic backdrop of the Sierra Nevada reflected in the pristine mountain water, they are now greeted by millions of black balls … Continue reading

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Recent News Stories You May Have Missed–A Compilation

State Budget Gap Solved by Sale of Department of Water Resources It was announced today that the Department of Water Resources (DWR) has been formally sold to the State and Federal Water Contractors Association.  The $5 billion price will substantially … Continue reading

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