water planning

Some Good News on California’s Water Planning

Last week at this time, I objected to an Associated Press piece showing how California has left unspent nearly $500 million worth of funds for water projects.  At the end of article, there was a little note saying, “oh yes; experts think that California will need nearly $39 billion to update its water infrastructure.”  Talk …


More on climate change and water management

I posted last week about the Secure Water provision of S 22, the Omnibus Public Lands bill that has passed the Senate, which would mandate federal planning for the effects of climate change on water resources. Federal water agencies are already looking at how water planning needs to adapt to climate change. The US Geological …