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Category: Resource Management :: Reservoirs
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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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With Australia's hillsides stripped bare by fire, scientists rush to predict mudflows 11.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Heavy rains in eastern Australia are causing mudslides and debris flows in areas that burned. Scientists are trying to predict when and where slides are likely to happen.
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Denver Water appeals judge’s finding that Gross Reservoir project needs Boulder County review 9.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The legal fight over expansion of Gross Reservoir in southwestern Boulder County kicked up another notch Friday as Denver Water filed an appeal over a December district court ruling mandating that the proposed project go through the county’s review process.
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Garden Calendar: How to take a free hügelkultur workshop 22.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

There's so much to do in the Southern California garden right now, such as creating water-saving berms -- called hügel berms -- in your backyard.

A 3-decade-long water dispute heads to the Supreme Court 7.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Georgia and Florida have been waging a decades-long legal battle over water resources. It's a problem likely to intensify in other areas as the climate warms.
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First California snowpack measurement of 2020 is boosted by recent storms 3.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

California is off to a good start in snow depth, according to the state's first winter survey. But forecasters warn the rest of season could be relatively dry.

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Judge affirms Boulder County’s right to review of Gross Reservoir expansion 30.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A Boulder judge ruled Friday that Denver Water must go through Boulder County’s review process before proceeding with its planned expansion of Gross Reservoir, which would be the largest construction project in county history.
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U.S. officials to review deal on sharing Colorado River water 15.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal water managers are starting to review a crucial 2007 agreement for seven Western states to share drought-diminished water supplies from the Colorado River ahead of talks about revising and renewing it beginning in 2026, U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Friday.
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Colorado rethinks dam safety as climate change heightens risk for state’s 27 “unsatisfactory” structures 1.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver Post examination of state records and interviews with dam safety officials found that, among 432 high-hazard dams statewide where failure likely would kill people, 27 are rated by state inspectors as unsatisfactory. A dozen have been classified that way for more than five years, records show.
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Newsletter: The Nunes question 25.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES The Nunes Question Congress is on a Thanksgiving break, but developments in the historic public impeachment hearings against President Trump continue to unfold.

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Long considered a “clean” energy source, hydropower can actually be bad for climate 16.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Long considered a “clean” energy source, hydropower can actually be bad for climate
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