Distribution and Maintenance of Water Supply

Senate’s Turn to Vote on Water Infrastructure Package

Transport Topics » The Senate’s top lawmakers on water policy, Environment and Public Works Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), and committee ranking member Tom Carper (D-Del.), praised the House’s unanimous backing of the water infrastructure legislation on Sept. 13. The U.S. Senate is expected to take up as early as this month.

2018-10-08T09:43:49+00:00September 19th, 2018|Infrastructure Sectors, U.S. News, Water|

Bill to allow citizen oversight of Oroville Dam signed into law

KRCR-TV » A bill that will allow citizen oversight of the Oroville Dam, and the public safety issues that come along with it, was signed into law this week by Governor Jerry Brown. Governor Brown signed into law Senator Jim Nielsen’s legislation to create the Citizens Advisory Commission for Oroville Dam. The measure empowers residents to be involved in public safety issues relating to the dam.

2018-10-08T08:34:06+00:00September 19th, 2018|California, Dams, Oroville Dam, Project to Watch|

More critical water storage is finally coming to California. It took nearly 40 years.

McClatchy DC » California officials have been pushing for more natural water storage since the last large-scale facility was built in 1979. Now they’re finally going to get it.

2018-09-24T11:32:42+00:00September 13th, 2018|California, California WaterFix, Dams|

Temporary wall collapses on Oroville Dam spillway

Chico Enterprise-Record » A 30-foot-wide section of temporary wall on the upper chute of the Oroville Dam spillway fell over late last week, the state Department of Water Resources confirmed on Monday. The collapse did not impact construction deadlines and resulted in no injuries, according to the department.

2018-09-24T12:45:51+00:00August 27th, 2018|California, Dams, Oroville Dam|
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