User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Resource Management :: Reservoirs
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California megadrought? Not if you look at precipitation 5.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

Climate change is increasing California's wet-to-dry extremes, but average precipitation is not declining.

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Rainfall season was a 'roller coaster ride' when two wettest months turned dry 3.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

Rain year in L.A. was near-average, but far from normal

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Arizona starts talks on addressing dwindling Colorado River 26.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Arizona is getting a jump start on what will be a yearslong process to address a dwindling but key water source in the U.S. West.
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Man dies in boating accident in Dillon Reservoir 15.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A 68-year-old man was found dead Sunday after a boating accident caused him to fall into Dillon Reservoir Saturday, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office.
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Heavy rain overwhelms $3 billion Deep Tunnel again, forcing sewage into Lake Michigan 16.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Heavy rain overwhelms Chicago's $3 billion Deep Tunnel again, forcing sewage into Lake Michigan.
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Spring rain and snow fell short of miraculous for most of California 1.5.2020 LA Times: Environment

April ends with much of California lagging behind on precipitation

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California enters summer with below average snowpack; storms weren't enough to offset dry winter 1.5.2020 LA Times: Environment

A stormy spring wasn't enough to offset California's dry winter season.

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Climate warming may hit Colorado River Basin farmers hardest as shrinking snowpack leads to less irrigation water 21.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado River Basin farmers will be hardest hit by climate warming, along with food growers in Central Asia and the southern Andes, due to high dependence on shrinking snow as a source of irrigation water, new research has found.
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Is fishing allowed during Colorado’s stay-at-home order? Reporter finds answers from his kayak. 13.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Should fishing be allowed in the coronavirus age?
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Utilities are the new cool 9.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Thriving in the age of climate change pivots around electricity, and that means electric utilities are at the center.
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The West is in an expanding 20-year drought that a 'March Miracle' will do little to change 20.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Despite recent rains, moderate to severe drought is expanding in the Western U.S.

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A Spanish grandmother's advice on coronavirus: 'When death comes, it comes' 17.3.2020 LA Times: Nation

Despite the coronavirus, a grandmother and her Spanish village go about life as usual: drinking beer, gossiping, waiting for the baker.

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Mine waste dams threaten the environment, even when they don’t fail 17.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The environmental damage and human health hazards that these activities create may be both severe and irreversible.
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Editorial: A week of rain is nice, but does virtually nothing to help L.A.'s water issues 11.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Southern California should capture more of the raindrops that keep falling on our heads.

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Environmental disaster or key to a clean energy future? A new twist on hydropower 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Energy companies are scrambling to build 'pumped storage' projects to complement solar and wind farms. Environmentalists are concerned.

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California snowpack depleted amid what could be a record-dry February 28.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

The snowpack, which provides about a third of the annual freshwater supply for the state, measured 47% of average, down significantly from last month.

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Silicon Valley is roiled by feds ordering draining of reservoir to reduce quake risks 26.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Local officials in Silicon Valley are at odds over a federal agency's demand that a key reservoir be drained quickly for earthquake retrofits.

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How warming winters are affecting everything 19.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Winters are warming faster than summers in many places, and colder parts of the U.S. are warming faster than hotter ones. The warming winter climate has year-round consequences across the country.
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Officials: Flooding in Mississippi remains 'precarious,' and could 'turn at any moment' 17.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Flooding is rippling across parts of the state capital of Jackson. Officials say that with more rain expected, the inundation could worsen. Thousands of residents have already been affected.
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Is California headed back into drought, or did we never really leave one? 16.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Rainfall has been below average for 14 of the last 21 years in downtown Los Angeles

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