Weekend Wrap-Up: Water Projects; Rivers
Welcome back! Here’s the weekend wrap-up:
At the top of the scroll: “Stakes High in State, Federal Water Contract Negotiations” was front-page news in The Sacramento Bee and The Fresno Bee.
The new Klamath River Basin Task Force was the focus of articles by the Associated Press and [Oregon] Herald and News. Creation of the task force was announced in a news release from Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden. According to the news release, “The task force includes more than 20 members from Oregon and California representing a range of interests ….”
On PBS NewsHour was the story, “Money Flow Is Concern for California’s San Joaquin River Restoration.”
New Word of the Week feature: Look for Aquafornia’s inaugural Word of the Week to begin next Monday with a water word that’s at the top of the alphabet.What’s on the Calendar?Please join the Water Education Foundation at a Sacramento Water for People fundraiser event 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Track 7 Brewing Co. (near Sacramento City College). Also included in this week’s events are the American Ground Water Trust Hydraulic Fracturing Conference July 16-17 in Thousand Oaks; California Water Commission meeting July 17 in Sacramento; Bay Delta Conservation Plan meeting July 17 in Sacramento; the Brown Bag series by the Delta Stewardship Council Delta Science Program, Ecosystem Restoration Program and Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program July 17; and the Southern California Water Committee Bay Delta Conservation Plan Workshop July 19.