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2012-05-18

Recent Headlines

Home & garden news, upcoming events around Sonoma
Press Democrat
May 18, 2012

We're in Good Shape Water-Wise Despite Dry Winter
Novato Patch
May 17, 2012

Prevent Spread of Invasive Mussels
Sonoma County Gazette
May 16, 2012

Officials Ask Boaters to Help Prevent Spread of Invasive Mussels
Patch.com
May 15, 2012

SMART plans Sonoma County airport station
KSRO
April 20, 2012

Humboldt joining regional approach to manage invasive mussels
Times-Standard
May 5, 2012

Minimum Russian River flow levels lowered
Ukiah Daily Journal
May 5, 2012

 

 

 

2012-01-27

Weekly Water Agency Wrap-Up: January 27, 2012

Recycling wastewater
Sonoma Index Tribune

From turf to drought-tolerant plants
Sonoma Index Tribune

Valley water conservation awards
Sonoma Index Tribune

Wet, windy weather packs a wallop
Marinscope

Trees, power lines down due to rain
Press Democrat

Wastewater overflow from Penngrove manhole
Petaluma Patch

Rain finally on the way
Sonoma Index Tribune

 

2012-01-13

Headlines for January 13, 2012

Lack of rain impacts Russian River coho
The Press Democrat

No rain, no snow and no drought fears
The Press Democrat

 

 

 

 

2011-12-16

Weekly Water Agency Wrap-Up

New Sonoma Valley Medicine Drop-Off Locations
Sonoma County Water Agency press release

Russian River coho salmon making comeback
Press Democrat

No drought fears yet
Press Democrat

 

2011-12-09

Weekly Water Agency Wrap-Up

Santa Rosa water-sewer rates continue upward march: 116 percent in 10 years
Press Democrat

Council OKs water, sewer rate hikes
Argus Courier

New Medicine Drop-Off Location at Sonoma County Water Agency
Sonoma County Water Agency

2011-12-02

Weekly Water Agency Wrap-Up

Water Agency offices will be closed December 23, 2011 until January 2, 2012 and will reopen Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Sonoma County Water Agency

ZONE 2A ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING:  Learn About Potential Multi-Benefit Flood Control Projects in the Petaluma Area

New Volume-Based Rate Structure Proposed for Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District
Sonoma County Water Agency

Preparing for winter rains
Argus-Courier

Coho Salmon Numbers on the Rise in Sonoma
Fishupdate.com

2011-12-01

Headlines for December 1, 2011

Coho Salmon Numbers on the Rise in Sonoma
California Sea Grant - website

2011-11-23

Headlines for November 23, 2011

Dry Creek fish habitat restoration plan approved
Press Democrat

2011-11-23

Weekly Water Agency Wrap-Up

Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor Tours New 37 Million Gallon Sonoma Valley Recycled Water Reservoir
Sonoma County Water Agency

Water Agency Board Approves Dry Creek Habitat Demonstration Project
Sonoma County Water Agency

Sewer Rates to Drop, Slightly, For Most
Sonoma Patch

Changes in sewer bills on the way
Sonoma Index Tribune

 

2011-11-02

Headlines for November 2, 2011

Editorial: Hopeful news on Russian River salmon
Press Democrat

2011-10-28

Weekly Water Agency Wrap-Up

Chinook salmon returning to Russian River in near-record numbers
Press Democrat

Water Agency stream maintenance update at City of Rohnert Park
Patch.com

Water agency eyes flood, recharge plans
Sonoma Index Tribune

City water, sewer rates going up
Petaluma Argus Courier

 

2011-10-21

Weekly Water Agency Wrap-Up

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant Received for Russian River Estuary Study
Sonoma County Water Agency

Sonoma County pushes forward with power agency studies
Press Democrat

GUEST OPINION: Myths about Russian River sandbar plan
Press Democrat

Coho release highlights 10-year Willow Creek restoration
Press Democrat

2011-10-14

Weekly Water Agency Wrap-Up

Lake Mendocino Water Releases Increased to Secure Flood Control Capacity
Sonoma County Water Agency

Sonoma Meeting on Stormwater Management-Groundwater Recharge Scoping Study
Sonoma County Water Agency

New state law allows Sonoma County Water Agency to deliver power
Press Democrat

TEEN FACE: Formerly homeless teen defines success: Working
Press Democrat

2011-10-03

Headlines for October 3, 2011

Rain hits northern Sonoma County
Press Democrat

Lawsuit challenges EIR on Russian River sandbar breach
Press Democrat

Winery wastewater becomes fruit of their labor
San Francisco Chronicle

2011-09-29

Headlines for September 29, 2011

Petaluma Meeting on Multi-Benefit Flood Control Projects
Sonoma County Water Agency

Over 1,100 Pounds of Unwanted Medicine Collected During Round Up Week
Sonoma County Water Agency - Safe Medicine Disposal Program

Salmon spawning runs under way on the Russian River
Press Democrat

Fish habitat project begins in Dry Creek watershed
Press Democrat

2011-09-22

Headlines for September 22, 2011

New Stormwater Management-Groundwater Recharge studies web page
Sonoma County Water Agency

250 Pounds of Unwanted Medicine Collected - Round Up Week Concludes September 23
Sonoma County Water Agency

Creek Maintenance Parallels Highway 101
Sonoma County Water Agency

Brenda and the surfers
Sonoma West

Fitch Affirms Sonoma County Water Agency, CA's Water Rev Bonds at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings

 

2011-09-21

Headlines for September 21, 2011

Water Agency clears sediment, vegetation from Petaluma creeks
Petaluma Argus Courier

2011-09-12

Headlines for September 12, 2011

Help needed: Russian River cleanup Sept. 24
Press Democrat

2011-09-01

Headlines for September 1, 2011

Public Encouraged to Drop Off Unwanted Medicine September 19 to September 23
Sonoma County Water Agency Press Release

2011-08-26

Headlines for August 26, 2011

Valley gets funding for water reuse
Sonoma Index Tribune

 

2011-08-24

Headlines for August 24, 2011

State Approves Funding for North Coast and Bay Area Projects
Sonoma County Water Agency Press Release

2011-08-22

Headlines for August 22, 2011

Clear Lake crackdown on mussel inspections
Press Democrat

Russian River estuary final EIR certified
Sonoma West

Windsor looks at options to ensure town has enough water
Press Democrat

Public can see Russian River water system
Sonoma West

$500,000 grant will expand Sonoma Valley wastewater reuse
Press Democrat

Construction Begins on Recycled Water Reservoir
Patch.com

North Bay recycled water projects to get $2 million more
North Bay Business Journal

2011-08-16

Headlines for August 16, 2011

Water agency builds new reservoir
Sonoma Index Tribune

Ocean wave power projects seek solid footing on West Coast
San Diego Union Tribune

2011-08-15

Headlines for August 15, 2011

Cool weather, weak economy boost water savings
Press Democrat

Agency puts $165,000 into water promotion
Press Democrat

Sonoma Valley expanding recycled water system
Press Democrat

Big boost for Laguna de Santa Rosa
Press Democrat

2011-08-09

Headlines for August 9, 2011

Ecology program puts teens to work
Sonoma Index Tribune

2011-08-04

Headlines for August 4, 2011

River estuary report set for final approval
Sonoma West

2011-07-29

Headlines for July 29, 2011

Report assesses impacts of Russian River lagoon at Jenner
Press Democrat

Opportunities Fair helps students fine tune their skills
Press Democrat

Fuel cells become new energy option
Press Democrat

 

2011-06-28

Headlines for June 28, 2011

Boating alert: Beware mussel invasion
Press Democrat

PD Editorial: Healthy signs of a growing salmon fishery
Press Democrat

2011-06-22

Headlines for June 22, 2011

Innovative Biomass Project Receives Approval to Move Ahead
Sonoma County Water Agency

Sonoma County commits to green, but costly, energy source
Press Democrat

Sonoma County approves $48 million ‘farms to fuel’ project
North Bay Business Journal

Power of Chicken Poop Coming to Sonoma
NBC Bay Area

'Phenomenal' start to Russian River salmon restoration project
Press Democrat

2011-06-21

Headlines for June 21, 2011

OK likely for chicken-waste power plant near airport
Press Democrat

Groups sue Army Corps of Engineers over levee tree-removal policy
Sacramento Bee

Sources: Woolsey to announce retirement
Press Democrat

2011-06-20

Headlines for June 20, 2011

2011 Stream Maintenance Program Balances Habitat Enhancement, Flood Control Conveyance
Sonoma County Water Agency

River fish screen and ladder to be replaced
Press Democrat

Lake Sonoma a multipurpose reservoir
Press Democrat

Lake Mendocino finally levels out
Press Democrat

With rain, ample water for fish, folks
Press Democrat

Federal, state, local agencies join to clean up river
Press Democrat

GUEST OPINION: Arguments against wind, solar power don't add up
Press Democrat

Eel River has long been center of epic environmental battles
Press Democrat

A wild and scenic journey
Press Democrat

2011-06-16

Headlines for June 16, 2011

Pipeline project to improve sewer, boost recycled water
Sonoma Valley Sun

2011-06-15

Headlines for June 15, 2011

Sewer line replacement begins
Press Democrat

2011-06-14

Headlines for June 14, 2011

Sewer Main, Recycled Water Pipeline Projects in Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District
Sonoma County Water Agency

2011-06-10

Headlines for June 10, 2011

Department of Fish and Game Awards $250,000 Grant for Mirabel Fish Ladder Replacement Project
Sonoma County Water Agency

2011-06-08

Headlines for June 8, 2011

State Water Board Orders Lower Summertime Flows in Russian River
Sonoma County Water Agency

2011-06-06

Headlines for June 6, 2011

Greening Sonoma County's footprint
Petaluma Patch

 

2011-05-25

Headlines for May 25, 2011

VIDEO: Rancho Cotate High School students win top water awareness awards
Press Democrat

 

2011-05-23

Headlines for May 23, 2011

County's water management plan before supervisors Tuesday
Press Democrat

Public Encouraged to Attend Hearing on 2010 Urban Water Management Plan
Sonoma County Water Agency

2011-05-06

Headlines for Friday, May 6, 2011

Russian River Rubber Dam to be inflated
Sonoma County Water Agency

Rubber dam goes in Monday near Forestville
Press Democrat

Safe Medicine Disposal Program Rounds Up 600 Pounds of Unwanted Medication
Sonoma County Water Agency

2011-05-04

Headlines for May 4, 2011

Sonoma County makes move to monitor ground water
Press Democrat

 

2011-04-25

Headlines for April 25, 2011

Another step forward for fish ladder
Press Democrat

Fifth rate increase in 5 years for MMWD?
Pacificsun.com

2011-04-20

Headlines for April 20, 2011

Sonoma County raises wholesale water rates 5 percent
Press Democrat

Russian River sewer plant to get $4 million upgrade
Press Democrat

GUEST OPINION: Time to speak out about new plan to manage ground water
Press Democrat

Occidental Composting Toilet Demonstration Program Launched
Sonoma County Water Agency

2011-04-11

Headlines for April 11, 2011

Russian River, Occidental Sanitation Districts Launch Direct Installation Program
Sonoma County Water Agency Press Release

 

 

2011-04-04

Headlines for April 4, 2011

Manure-fueled power plant proposed
Press Democrat

Water districts vote to join forces
Ukiah Daily Journal

First Marin, now Sonoma moves on energy program
North Bay Business Journal

2011-03-23

Headlines for March 23, 2011

Board Approves Energy Policy and Community Choice Aggregation Program Feasibility Study
Sonoma County Water Agency

Sonoma County may launch public power agency
Press Democrat

Sonoma County to study community renewable-energy program
North Bay Business Journal

Russian River County Sanitation District Overflow
Sonoma County Water Agency

2011-03-22

Headlines for March 22, 2011

Update: Storm related wastewater overflows, damage
Sonoma County Water Agency

Rain leads to wastewater spills
Press Democrat

Storm pounds Valley
Sonoma Index Tribune

Old Pipes, Storms Cause Wastewater Overflow Throughout Valley
Patch.com

More rain on the way but Russian River not expected to flood
Press Democrat

 

2011-03-21

Headlines for March 21, 2011

Storm related wastewater overflow
Sonoma County Water Agency

Water Agency hosts water facility tours
Sonoma West

 

 

2011-03-08

Headlines for March 8, 2011

Stream Maintenance Program Manual Receives "Outstanding Environmental Resource Document" Award
Sonoma County Water Agency

5 percent increase in water rate approved
Press Democrat

Wet weather good for summer water supply in Sonoma County
Press Democrat

Water rates going up
Petaluma Argus Courier

 

2011-02-18

Headlines for February 18, 2011

Proposed MMWD Rate Increase Raises Blood Pressure
Patch.com

 

2011-02-16

Headlines for February 16, 2011

Grant Davis appointed Sonoma County Water Agency general manager
Sonoma County Water Agency Press Release

Davis named to head Water Agency
Press Democrat

Water rates may rise in Cotati
The Community Voice

Marin Municipal Water District poised to raise rates again
Marin IJ

Rohnert Park builds its case to raise sewer rates 50 percent
Press Democrat

House G.O.P. Pushes $61 Billion in Cutbacks
New York Times

Brown orders hiring freeze -- with exceptions
Sacramento Bee

2011-02-14

Headlines for February 14, 2011

Marin water district selects new president
Marin IJ

County's Steady Water Increases Spured by Conservation
Sonoma Patch

Obama spending plan criticized for avoiding deficit commission's major proposals
Washington Post

2011-02-08

Headlines for February 8, 2011

Cost of water on the rise in Sonoma County
Press Democrat

Critics: Larkfield facing 'outrageous' water rate hike
Press Democrat

Veronica Ferguson: One year later
Press Democrat

Key element of Russian River frost plan withdrawn
Press Democrat

Enterprise zones haven't created jobs in state, study says
Los Angeles Times

Defenders of tax-benefit zones in San Bernardino, elsewhere tout program
Press-Enterprise

2011-02-04

Headlines for February 4, 2011

New YouTube video on how wholesale water rates are set
Sonoma County Water Agency

Volunteers begin river cleanup of Korbel dump debris
Press Democrat

Calif. cap-trade plan dealt blow by S.F. judge
San Francisco Chronicle

'So far, so good' for salt pond restoration effort
San Jose Mercury News

$32 Billion in Budget Cuts Proposed
New York Times

2011-02-01

Headlines for February 1, 2011

Larkfield water rates increase
Windsor Times

Budget Proposals Call For Elimination of Bureau of Reclamation, $500 Billion Cuts Proposed
ACWA

Brown urges lawmakers to allow special election
AP

 

2011-01-31

Headlines for January 31, 2011

Korbel pledges river cleanup
Press Democrat

Sonoma County frost ordinance fee hearing postponed
North Bay Business Journal

Officials Rule Out Eco-Terrorism In Kentfield Sewage Spill
KTVU

Water-yielding work starts on Mt. Tam reservoirs
Marin IJ

Gov. Jerry Brown is facing tricky environmental and energy issues in California
Los Angeles Times

Brown's Countdown, Day 22: State of the State gives governor a big audience
Sacramento Bee

 

2011-01-19

Headlines for January 19, 2011

New YouTube video on Russian River water supply system
Sonoma County Water Agency

Green jobs showed strong growth in California in 2008, data show
Los Angeles Times

2011-01-14

Headlines for January 14, 2011

Water Agency Receives Global Standardization Certifications
Sonoma County Water Agency

Orchard named mayor of Cotati
Press Democrat

Evans gets to chair Senate Judiciary Committee
Press Democrat

Wine industry veteran appointed state ag secretary
Press Democrat

The 'Big One' might be a flood
Sacramento Bee

2011-01-13

Headlines for January 13, 2011

Reservoirs full but SCWA cautions conservation
Sonoma West/ Windsor Times/ Healdsburg Tribune

2011-01-12

Headlines for January 12, 2011

Marin Energy Authority repays county and investors thanks to new bank loan
Marin IJ

Brown budget plan would shift services to locals
Associated Press

Scripps takes lead in $25 million climate research project
San Diego Union Tribune

2011-01-11

Headlines for Janauary 11, 2011

Groundwater workshop set
Press Democrat

Report: California a "Conservation Hotspot"
KQED

A breakdown of Jerry Brown's budget
Los Angeles Times

5 ways the budget could affect you
Sacramento Bee

California will postpone bond sales to save money
Los Angeles Times

Report targets waste, inefficiency in agricultural water use
Los Angeles Times

2011-01-07

Headlines for January 7, 2011

Kelley not seeking water agency’s top job
Press Democrat

Too much fluoride in water, government says
MSNBC

Senate leader reshuffles committee chairs
Los Angeles Times

Boxer promises GOP a fight on climate change
San Jose Mercury News

In Daley, Obama gets change, not continuity
Washington Post

2011-01-05

Headlines for January 5, 2011

Reservoirs full, spirits high
Press Democrat

State plan gives some services to cities, counties
San Francisco Chronicle

State wants to limit 'Erin Brockovich chemical' in drinking water
California Watch

Republicans Lower Goal for Cuts to Budget
New York Times

In House, new Republican majority plans to act fast to undo Obama's agenda
The Washington Post

California's clout shifts with new Congress
The Sacramento Bee

'Tea party' freshmen embrace status quo
Los Angeles Times

2011-01-04

Headlines for January 4, 2011

More volunteers needed at Sonoma Coast
Press Democrat

Brown sees hard times
Press Democrat

Hands off our redevelopment funds, Sonoma County officials say
Press Democrat

House Dems slam 'enormous loopholes' in GOP rules proposal
The Hill

California first state to adopt new national efficiency standard for light bulbs
Sacramento Bee

 

2011-01-03

Headlines for January 3, 2011

Rains buoy Marin reservoirs, restrictions unlikely
Marin IJ

PD Editorial: Positive fish counts
Press Democrat

Brown to propose broad list of budget cuts
Sacramento Bee

Brown will name Laird as Secretary of Natural Resources, insiders say
The Herald

As cadmium limit looms, safety debate emerges
California Watch

California's new eco-laws: curbs on toxics, tax breaks for green business
Los Angeles Times

 

2010-12-29

Headlines for December 29, 2010

Heavy Rainfall Causes Minor Wastewater Overflows in Southern Sonoma County
Sonoma County Water Agency Press Release

Heavy rains cause sewage overflow problems
Press Democrat

Storm cleanup continues; 1 dead
Press Democrat

Snow survey at twice average for date
AP

Chinook salmon return in record numbers to Eel River
Press Democrat

Chinook salmon rebound in Central Valley but aren't off the hook yet
Sacramento Bee

2010-12-17

Headlines for December 17, 2010

Read the December issue of Sonoma County Water Agency ENews

Estuary Management Plan environmental review released
Sonoma County Water Agency

Estuary study available to public
Press Democrat 

Mandatory Time Off: December 23, 2010 - January 3, 2011
Sonoma County Water Agency

Series of storms set to begin Friday
Press Democrat

California Air Resources Board OKs cap-and-trade rules
Sacramento Bee

Contenders already lining up for Woolsey's job
Press Democrat

Senate Dem leader drops nearly $1.3 trillion spending bill
AP

2010-11-12

Headlines for November 12, 2010

Workshops Scheduled on Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Planning
Sonoma County Water Agency

California governor calls special budget session
Associated Press

ERRC considers releasing more water into Eel, increasing storage in Lake Mendo
Redwood Times

2010-11-08

Headlines for November 8, 2010

New approach to saving coho salmon
Press Democrat

 

2010-11-03

Headlines for November 3, 2010

Sonoma County election roundup
Press Democrat

Statewide election results
Sacramento Bee

Proposition results
Sacramento Bee

Petaluma voters reject sewer rate rollback
Press Democrat

Climate law suspension defeated
San Francisco Chronicle

Measure S leads Measure T as voters weigh in on desalination
Marin IJ

Restive Voters Divide Power in Congress as G.O.P. Surges to Control of House
New York Times

2010-11-02

Headlines for November 2, 2010

New signs identify Santa Rosa's creeks
Press Democrat

Study estimates impact of proposed frost rules to top $2B
North Bay Business Journal

2010-10-27

Headlines for October 27, 2010

Santa Rosa Aqueduct gets major check-up, receives $1.3 million FEMA grant
Sonoma County Water Agency

Final fix for water line
Press Democrat

The corrosion of America
New York Times

Russian River gravel mining approved
Press Democrat

2010-10-15

Headlines for October 15, 2010

Opinion: Going deep in the Gulf
Press Democrat

The Rising Cost of Settling the American Desert
Water of Blue

 

2010-10-13

Headlines for October 13, 2010

Water up in the air; conflict swirls over how feds use extra Eel River water
Times Standard

Dire budget projections could mean 200-300 more layoffs in Sonoma County
Press Democrat

2010-10-12

Headlines for October 12, 2010

Officials refuse to clear levees of foliage
San Francisco Chronicle

Clear-cut danger for East Bay levees
Contra Costa Times

Sonoma County Water Agency ENews
October Issue

2010-10-06

Headlines for October 6, 2010

Corps to increase water flow into Russian River Friday
Ukiah Daily Journal

Sonoma council candidates agree: Water is No.1 issue
Press Democrat

Global warming: a rise in river flows raises alarm
LA Times

Cities key source of toxics in bay, study finds
San Francisco Chronicle

2010-10-05

Headlines for October 5, 2010

Sonoma County Water Agency Releases "Fish Flow" Environmental Document
Sonoma County Water Agency

Lake Mendocino water level to drop, Russian River to rise
Press Democrat

 

 

2010-10-01

Headlines for October 1, 2010

Big day for creek cleanup
Press Democrat

Project Focus: Mammoth Water District to collaborate with SPG Solar in building 1MW solar system
PV-tech.org

Water Use in Southwest Heads for a Day of Reckoning
New York Times

Sharp debate on Dutra health effects
Press Democrat

2010-09-28

Headlines for September 29, 2010

Salmon begin their run
Press Democrat

$35 million for Sonoma chicken-poop power plant
Press Democrat

 

2010-09-24

Headlines for September 24, 2010

Keeping trash from going with the flow
Los Angeles Times

In Era of Climate Change and Water Scarcity, ... Energy Demand Confronts Major Impediments
Circle of Blue

Bill seeks to add free water to school menus
Los Angeles Times

2010-09-21

Headlines for September 21, 2010

Water Agency Board Recognizes Pollution Prevention Week
Sonoma County Water Agency

 

2010-09-17

Headlines for September 17, 2010

PD Editorial: No on U
Press Democrat

Petaluma Creamery owes City Hall $604,000
Press Democrat

Petaluma rock quarry takes another step forward
Press Democrat

Novato Sanitary District fined for sewage spills
Marin Independent Journal

2010-09-13

Headlines for September 13, 2010

Corps: Dam doing 'pretty well'
Ukiah Daily Journal

Dan Walters: Chaos kills renewable-power measure
Sacramento Bee

 

2010-09-08

Headlines for September 8, 2010

Stream Maintenance Work to Commence in Santa Rosa Creek, Prince Memorial Greenway
Sonoma County Water Agency

ACWA Bill Goes to Governor; Water Rights Measure Dies on Assembly Floor
Association of California Water Agencies

2010-09-07

Headlines for September 7, 2010

Crews clean up Petaluma River oil spill
Press Democrat

 

2010-09-03

Headlines for August 30, 2010

Controlled burn at Warm Springs Dam today at 6 p.m.
Press Democrat

Where do we get water?
Press Democrat

Cow Power Not Cutting It
Press Democrat

2010-09-03

Headlines for September 3, 2010

Chicken waste as fuel source gets initial OK
Press Democrat

Bell assessed illegal sewer fees
Los Angeles Times

Value of California's properties falls 1.8% to $4.4 trillion
Los Angeles Times

Higher fees for sewer connections
Napa Valley Register

2010-09-01

Headlines for September 1, 2010

NBC Bay Area "Water Matters" program features Russian River Biological Opinion
Sonoma County Water Agency (YouTube link)

MMWD eyes layoffs, pay cuts, furloughs to balance budget
Marin IJ

Legislative session ends with shouting, finger-pointing
Los Angeles Times

L.A. mayor, Latino activists take on oil companies over Proposition 23
Los Angeles Times

California legislators OK pay reforms inspired by Bell scandal
Los Angeles Times

California budget vote produces no results
Sacramento Bee

Poultry waste to power California egg farm
Los Angeles Times

 

 

2010-08-31

Headlines for August 31, 2010

Sewer agencies target private pipes in PR campaign
Marin Independent Journal

Slow it. Spread it. Sink it!:  A Homeowner's and Landowner's Guide to Beneficial Stormwater Management
Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation District

Court hearing to determine legality of Redwood Landfill's expansion delayed
Marin Independent Journal

Legislators raise more than $380k in days before session closes
California Watch

 

 

2010-08-27

Headlines for August 27, 2010

A shift in sources
Press Democrat

Water management shake-up urged by Little Hoover panel
Sacramento Bee

Ship sewage restricted to 3 miles off coast
SF Gate

Napa-Sonoma marsh restoration's last phase begins
SF Gate

Supervisors call for Ross Valley sewer scrutiny
Marin Independent Journal

Oil aboard sunken WWII tanker may pose threat
SF Gate

WECalc: Your Home Water-Energy-Climate Calculator
The Pacific Institute

2010-08-23

Headlines for August 23, 2010

Landowners a big help in Coho salmon survival struggle
The Healdsburg Tribune

Bay-Friendly Conference
Water World

2010-08-20

Headlines for August 20, 2010

Channeling Hope: Applying Interpretation to a Stream Restoration Project
Legacy Magazine

Sonoma County energy program suffers steep decline in participation
Press Democrat

Napa Chamber protests higher sewer hookup fees
Napa Valley Register

2010-08-18

Headlines for August 18, 2010

Petaluma sewer rate rollback debate takes shape
Press Democrat

Sonoma County property tax rolls drop for second year
Press Democrat

Peter Gleick: Massive Water Bond Delayed: Back to more Realistic Water Solutions
Circle of Blue

Winery dispute focuses on the future of Knights Valley
Press Democrat

Feds find Klamath reservoir muck nontoxic...
Times-Standard

2010-08-17

Headlines for August 17, 2010

The Overspray from Prop 23
Climate Watch

Sonoma County Water Agency ENews - August Issue

State Department Releases Fifth Annual Water for the Poor Report
U.S. Department of State

More fish seem to be living in Napa River
Napa Valley Register

San Diego water use down 11 percent
San Diego Union Tribune

2010-08-16

Headlines for August 16, 2010

Gauging SmartMeters' success
Press Democrat

State wants water firm to justify rate hikes
SF Gate

Mystery salmon identified, small fry not native to Napa River
Napa Valley Register

Contractors have seen the best and the worst in a battered industry
North Bay Business Journal

Environmental programs reduce water bills
SF Examiner

Global warming measure could suspend other landmark environmental rules
Mercury News

Grants to fund statewide conservation projects
Sacramento Bee

Marin Voice: Conservation is working for Marin
Marin Independent Journal

Genetically modified salmon
LA Times

2010-08-13

Headlines for August 13, 2010

Can you drink the water? New EPA software acts as taste-tester
SmartPlanet

Chemical Engineer Purifies Water with Prickly Pear
Science Live

2010-08-11

Headlines for August 11, 2010

MMWD launches Twitter account
Marin Independent Journal

Recycling Land for Green Energy Ideas
The New York Times

Schwarzenegger signs bills to delay water bond
Fresno Bee

Supervisors vote to cancel JPA for Caspar waste transfer station
Ukiah Daily Journal

2010-08-10

Headlines for August 10, 2010

Democratic budget assumes reductions for all state workers
Capitol Alert

Legislature delays water bond to 2012 ballot
San Francisco Chronicle

Global warming mission could survive Prop. 23, experts say
Los Angeles Times

ARB staff moves forward with SB 375 goals
HealthyCal.org

 

2010-08-09

Headlines for August 9, 2010

$30 million Santa Rosa project nears completion
Press Democrat

Legislation takes shape to delay water bond to 2012 ballot
SacBee.com

2010-08-06

Headlines for August 6, 2010

California summer means bring a sweater
Press Democrat

Coastal fog is rotten for grape growers
Press Democrat

Computer model helps minimize water pollution
VOA News

2010-08-04

Headlines for August 4, 2010

Could new solar power technology rival oil?
California Watch

Dems propose a tax swap
Sacramento Bee

Candidates queue up to run for Marin Municipal Water board
Marin IJ

NOAA, fishing interests discuss troubled waters
San Luis Obispo Tribune

Water equals Life: Using, conserving a vital resource
Ukiah Daily Journal

2010-08-03

Headlines for August 3, 2010

Climate initiative biggest draw among ballot props
San Francisco Chronicle

Clean Energy Too Popular in Marin
The Bay Citizen

Public Goods Charge for Water Recommended in New Paper
ACWA

Previous money unspent as leaders urge new bond
San Francisco Chronicle

Warm water led to Lake Shasta fish kill
The Redding Searchlight

Species find sends quarry back for study
North Bay Business Journal

2010-08-02

Headlines for August 2, 2010

Eco-responsible bathroom water conservation
SF Gate

Water quality closures up at some area beaches
SF Gate

Water demand could exceed supply by 2050
California Watch

Comments from Water Agency Contractors on DRAFT Water Supply Strategies
Sonoma County Water Agency

2010-07-29

Headlines for July 29, 2010

Sonoma County resists feds on home energy loans
San Francisco Chronicle

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
PPIC

PPIC: Voters Oppose Offshore Oil & AB 32 Rollback
Calbuzz

The State Worker: Schwarzenegger's latest furloughs pick winners and losers
Sacramento Bee

Cash for Appliances Rebate Program Expands
California Energy Commission - Press Release

2010-07-28

Headlines for July 28, 2010

Jobs program teaches teens, life, work skills
Sonoma Index Tribune

Sonoma County sues feds over energy retrofit policy
Press Democrat

Prop. 23 backers file challenge over wording
Sacramento Bee

Feeling little heat, California leaders drag out budget battle
Sacramento Bee

California's clean energy future threatened by federal delays, state officials say
Sacramento Bee

California, New Mexico and 3 Canadian provinces outline regional cap-and-trade program
Los Angeles Times

El Dorado water agency approves consultant to check its rates
Sacramento Bee

2010-07-27

Headlines for July 27, 2010

DWR releases the Proposition 84/1E Final Guidelines
Department of Water Resources

Schwarzenegger threatens to leave office without signing budget
Los Angeles Times

Wind farm 'mega-project' underway in Mojave Desert
Los Angeles Times

Politics and water conservation
Los Angeles Times

2010-07-26

Headlines for July 26, 2010

Dueling desalination measures might end up on November ballot
Marin Independent Journal

La Nina could revive California drought
Fresno Bee

Governor: Freezing AB32 'would be devastating'
San Francisco Chronicle

AB32 to face 2 challenges on November ballot
San Francisco Chronicle

Climate law adds jobs to state payroll
Sacramento Bee

A Dam Gives Way in Iowa, and Residents Tally Losses
New York Times

Report: Wastewater-To-Tap Safer Than Other Water Sources
San Diego News

2010-07-23

Headlines for July 23, 2010

Council passes water, sewer hikes
Ukiah Daily Journal

State Board Announces New Executive Director
Association of California Water Agencies

MMWD faces more financial troubles as water demand stays low
Marin Independent Journal

2010-07-21

Headlines for July 21, 2010

Bureaucracies run amok - Editorial
Sonoma Index Tribune

Dan Walters: Local governments face tough times -- and worse
Sacramento Bee

Sewage-eating robot generates its own energy
SF Gate

New membrane makes fresh water from sea and sewage feasible
Environmental Health News

Parched California: Severe water shortages loom
Central Valley Business Times

2010-07-20

Headlines for July 20, 2010

State sues sanitation district
Sonoma Index-Tribune

Navy offers annual toxic site tour at Alameda Point
The Island

UC water archive to leave Berkeley campus, go to two campuses in south state
Contra Costa Times

Water bond proposal uncertain for November ballot
The Reporter

2010-07-19

Headlines for July 19, 2010

City Council to consider 50% water rate hike
Ukiah Daily Journal

Napa Sanitation District asked to get moving on recycled water
St. Helena Star

Scientists to create the most detailed map of California coastline ever assembled
San Jose Mercury News

2010-07-16

Headlines for July 16, 2010

Sandbar breached, but was it natural?
Press Democrat

State fines Sonoma County agency for sewage spills
Watch Sonoma County

Telling science with cartoons
LA Times

The Story of Bottled Water
The Story of Stuff Project

Harnessing Microbes to Clean Water and Create Energy
LiveScience.com

2010-07-14

Headlines for July 14, 2010

Cracked pipe sends raw sewage into Sonoma Creek
Washington Examiner

Sonoma Creek sewage spill stopped after 3 hours
Press Democrat

Conditions improving after Sonoma Valley sewage spill
Press Democrat

Energy rebate program open for business--again
Press Democrat

Water Agency stops Sonoma Creek wastewater leak in 3 hours
SCWA

Repair work successful at Sonoma Creek wastewater leak site
SCWA

2010-07-12

Headlines for July 12, 2010

Hiring a teen can aid local economy
North Bay Business Journal

The River Lady' calls it quits
Ukiah Daily Journal

Local voters again show they want their say
AllBusiness.com

Scientists roll out mats to kill Lake Tahoe clams
Press Democrat

2010-07-09

Headlines for July 9, 2010

Reshaping the mouth of the Russian River
Press Democrat

Mercury found in fish from S.F. water supply
SFGate

2010-07-08

Headlines for July 8, 2010

Feds force halt to Sonoma County energy loan program
Press Democrat

SMUD signs pact for solar energy
SacBee

Placer County halts solar loan program
SacBee

2010-07-06

Headlines for July 6, 2010

Public Asked to Not Eat California Salmon
Press Democrat

Windsor to hook up to wastewater pipeline
Press Democrat

Oakmont golf courses may lose key water source
Press Democrat

2010-07-02

Headlines for July 02, 2010

Public floats ideas for new water supplies
The Press-Enterprise

Can Memorial Beach be saved?
Press Democrat

Broward County turns to PACE for green job growth potential
South Florida Business Journal

2010-06-30

Headlines for June 30, 2010

B.R. Cohn Winery feted for sustainability
Sonoma News

Clear Lake vs. pondweed
Press Democrat

IBM Aims to Help Alleviate Water Shortages in Northern California’s Wine Country
TTKN News

Wine Buzz: New head of California's Wine Institute has a barrelful of challenges
SacBee

2010-06-28

Headlines for June 28, 2010

Judge blocks small Knights Valley winery
Press Democrat

Lawsuit challenges California groundwater pumping
Fresno Bee

2010-06-24

Headlines for June 24, 2010

Fairgoers enjoy opening day discount at Sonoma-Marin Fair
Press Democrat

Final unofficial tally on Measure F in Novato: Yes wins by 185 votes, Veolia contract approved
Marin Independent Journal

3.3 quake shakes The Geysers
Press Democrat

MMWD-Desal and service charges "under the table"?
Pacific Sun

2010-06-23

Headlines for June 23, 2010

Rotten milk dumped in Santa Rosa storm drain
Press Democrat

Local fund protection measure qualifies for November ballot
SacBee.com

Utilities' 'renewable' power shows sharp uptick
SacBee.com

Yes on F takes late lead in Novato Sanitary election
Marin Independent Journal

DFG working through fish plant reports
Redding.com

2010-06-21

Headlines for June 21, 2010

Fannie Mae trips up energy loans
North Bay Business Journal

Here comes solar
Press Democrat

Deep-sea research aims to find coral off Marin coast
Marin Independent Journal

Low-flows this summer may not be quite so low
Sonoma West

Wine bottle washer plans August startup
North Bay Business Journal

2010-06-18

Headlines for June 18, 2010

Marin Voice: A better way to fix sewer pipes
Marin Independent Journal

EPA Approves Alternative Testing Methods for Measuring Contaminants in Drinking Water
Association of California Water Agencies

2010-06-14

Headlines for June 14, 2010

Cotati woman, Santa Rosa man help rescue oily birds
Press Democrat

Time to get real about water
SF Gate

Money to fight grapevine moth
Press Democrat

Water regulators order big cuts in commercial irrigation
North Bay Business Journal

2010-06-11

Headlines for June 11, 2010

Russian River Rubber Dam to be Inflated June 14
SCWA

Sausalito businessman organizes Gulf of Mexico benefit
Marin Independent Journal

Supes approve Graton winery project
Watch Sonoma County

2010-06-09

Headlines for June 9, 2010

Public Tour of Sonoma Valley Sanitation District
SCWA

Russian River Exploration
KQED

California Supreme Court upholds Ross Valley flood fee
Marin Independent Journal

Opponents shoot down Novato Sanitary contract with Veolia
Marin Independent Journal

Global water distribution set to cause serious problems by mid-century
Environmental Research Web

2010-06-07

Headlines for June 7, 2010

Penngrove rancher John King sees county water supply issue as key factor in contest
Community Voice

Desalination opponents deliver signatures for ballot
Marin Independent Journal

State water officials push for long-term conservation habits
Oroville Mercury-Register

2010-06-04

Headlines for June 4, 2010

Marin County desalination plan may face vote
SFGate

Rohnert Park Farmers Market debuts tomorrow evening
Press Democrat

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta named one of nation's most endangered river systems
SacBee

2010-06-02

Headlines for June 2, 2010

Series of informational hearings coming up for low-flow
Sonoma West

Stanford has big Habitat Conservation Plan
SFGate

Clock is ticking on Central Valley flood-control plan
SacBee

2010-05-28

Headlines for May 28, 2010

Water, Water, Everywhere
Marin Magazine

Bay Area beaches grade well for safe swimming
SF Gate

Rain gives way to warm, sunny holiday weekend
SacBee

Frost control regulations still pending
Ukiah Daily Journal

2010-05-26

Headlines for May 26, 2010

Salmon protections eased at request of water agencies
Mercury News

New Groundwater Mixing Idea Proposed; Study To Be Conducted
Press Democrat

Russian River Summer Flows Modified by Requirements of Biological Opinion
SCWA

2010-05-25

Headlines for May 25, 2010

Aquatic biomass project drawing broad attention
North Bay Business Journal

Wastewater spilled into Russian River
Press Democrat

Divisions remain over direction of frost rules
North Bay Business Journal

Last rites in salmon country?
High Country News

2010-05-21

Headlines for May 21, 2010

Students Receive Awards for Water Awareness Month Video Contest
SCWA Press Release

Wall of water inundates Terra Linda condos
Marin Independent Journal

Spill-size uncertainty helps BP
Sacramento Bee

City's water rate study set back
Petaluma 360

2010-05-19

Headlines for May 19, 2010

More than 600 food gardens planted throughout the county
Press Democrat

Studies link Sacramento sewage to Delta fish decline
Sacramento Bee

New plan for opening mouth of Russian River
Press Democrat

Another cold front arrives in Sacramento region
Sacramento Bee

2010-05-18

Headlines for May 18, 2010

Rancho student project keeps tons of recycled "E-Waste" out of landfills
Press Democrat

Armstrong: "Does it always rain here?"
Press Democrat

Cool, dry days in store for Santa Rosa
Press Democrat

Funding approved for groundwater banking
Sonoma West Times & News

Authorities investigate hazardous materials spill in Santa Rosa
Press Democrat 

2010-05-14

Headlines for May 14, 2010

Sonoma County remains far from greenhouse gases goal
Watch Sonoma County

Board to control dam study payments
Ukiah Daily Journal

Regional water recycling program awarded $7.3 million to begin construction
North Bay Business Journal

2010-05-12

Headlines for May 12, 2010

Sonoma County Supervisors Approve Vendor Cost Reduction Program to Help Close Deficit
KRON 4

Sewer rates could rise 8.7 percent if Novato voters nix outsourcing contract
Marin Independent Journal

Solar Power Projects by the Sonoma County Water Agency
suite101.com

State wildlife officials to release 3 million juvenile hatchery salmon (corrected link)
Sacramento Bee

2010-05-11

Headlines for May 11, 2010

Winter rains bode well for Russian River's summer season
Press Democrat

Salmon release changed to prevent 'straying'
Sacramento Bee

State wildlife officials to release 3 million juvenile hatchery salmon
Sacramento Bee

Wet weather clearing out
Press Democrat

2010-05-07

Headlines for May 7, 2010

Outsourcing of Novato's water treatment plant goes before voters
Marin Independent Journal

Energy microgrids: Think small
Sustainable Business Oregon

2010-05-05

Headlines for May 5, 2010

City likely to absorb county's water rate increase
Petaluma360

County loan program for energy projects gets high grades
Watch Sonoma County

2010-05-04

Headlines for May 4, 2010

Water diversion suit rejected by state
Ukiah Daily Journal

Snowpack water content 143 percent of average, say water managers
News10

2010-04-28

Headlines for April 28, 2010

City settles with River Watch over spill
Ukiah Daily Journal

Water: The Lifeblood in the Body of a Biodynamic Winery
OnEarth

2010-04-23

Headlines for April 23, 2010

MMWD replacing pipes in Throckmorton area
Marin Independent Journal

Coveted Bolinas water meter not so coveted: not takers
Marin Independent Journal

Lake feasibility study plodding along
The Ukiah Daily Journal

2010-04-20

Headlines for April 20, 2010

Why a 7.5 percent increase in water rates is justified
Press Democrat

SCWA program ends
North Bay Business Journal

UC Merced works to refine snowpack measurements
Fresno Bee

First fall-run chinook salmon fishing since '07 expected to be OK'd
Sacramento Bee

2010-04-16

Headlines for April 16, 2010

A little salmon better than none at all?
Press Democrat

Reservoir cup runneth over
Press Democrat

Salmon fishing will return to West Coast
LA Times

2010-04-14

Headlines for April 14, 2010

Lake Mendocino has doubled in size over last year
Press Democrat

Twelve more businesses join Marin 'green business' list
Marin Independent Journal

Wineries join green revolution
Times-Tribune

2010-04-13

Headlines for April 13, 2010

Fishery officials considering a short commercial salmon season
Press Democrat

Respite from rain Tuesday
Press Democrat

Storm brings hail, heavy rain
Press Democrat

Help clean up Piner Creek
Press Democrat

2010-04-09

Headlines for April 9, 2010

Will there be a salmon fishing season this year? Decision next week
Press Democrat

Freeport intake facility may herald bigger changes on Sacramento River
SacBee

Lake Mendocino levels high, and headed higher
Ukiah Daily Journal

2010-04-07

Headlines for April 7, 2010

Sonoma County Grape Growers Fight Early Morning Frost
Press Democrat

Desal future uncertain as Marin residents use less water
Marin Independent Journal

Master plan funding brings Taylor Mountain park closer to reality
Press Democrat

A Glass Half Empty
University of California Irvine

Floating Islands Get a Resounding Yes
Ukiah Daily Journal

Point Reyes Bird Habitat to Benefit from Oil Spill Fund
Marin Independent Journal

2010-04-06

Headlines for April 6, 2010

Cold Creek: Sustainability Through Composting
Ukiah Daily Journal

2009 California Water Plan Published
Circle of Blue WaterNews

‘Greening water infrastructure’ to be subject of forum this week
North Bay Business Journal

Encouraging start to salmon season
Press Democrat

Recreational Salmon Season Opens, Commercial Still Not Decided
Press Democrat

Water Worries Ease as Frost Fears Set In
Press Democrat

2010-04-05

Headlines for April 5, 2010

Green Business: Local governments add water-miser rules
North Bay Business Journal

Irrigation Water Conservation
Wine Business Monthly

Some earmarks are pork, some aren’t
Press Democrat

2010-04-02

Headlines for April 2, 2010

Workshop Shows Support for Saving Healdsburg Bridge
Press Democrat

Marin Reservoirs Nearly at Capacity
In Marin Blog

Sonoma County's First Grapevine Moth
Press Democrat

2010-03-31

Headlines for March 31, 2010

$864 Million Earmarks Sought
Press Democrat

North Bay Braces for Cold, Rain
Press Democrat

North Marin Water District Aims for 11 Percent Rate Increase
Contra Costa Times

California Sport Salmon Fishermen Ready Their Reels
Press Democrat

2010-03-30

Headlines for March 30, 2010

Science Justifies California Water Limits
Reuters

Rain, Snow to Increase in Northern California
SacBee

Read Schwarzenegger's Appellate Filing to Continue Furloughs
SacBee

Business News: Week of March 29; SCWA wins American Public Works Assoc. 2010 Project of the Year Award
North Bay Business Journal

State Spends $730,000 to Help Coho Salmon
Marin Independent Journal

2010-03-29

Headlines for March 29, 2010

Fish-spawning prototype feeds into hatchery
San Francisco Chronicle

Stream near Geyserville dam considered a model
San Francisco Chronicle

Novato offering rebates to residents to conserve water
Marin Independent Journal

Winter rains wash away rationing in Marin
Contra Costa Times

Poachers armed with gill nets threaten endangered steelhead
Santa Cruz Sentinel

2010-03-26

Headlines for March 26, 2010

Garden Dedication at Sonoma Community Center
Sonoma Index-Tribune

350 Garden Challenge Community Kickoff!
Sonoma County Gazette

Salmon, Steelhead Spawn Freely in Restored American River Gravel
Sacramento Bee

2010-03-24

Headlines for March 24, 2010

Group Seeks to Halt Eel River Diversions
Press Democrat

Volunteers Sought to Stop Invasive Plants
Marin Independent Journal

Plan to Spray for Moth in Marin, Bay Area Scrapped
Marin Independent Journal

2010-03-23

Headlines for March 23, 2010

County Energy Program Wins Green Leadership Award
County of Sonoma

Advisory Committee to Water Agency: Don't Raise Rates
Press Democrat

Sea Lions Killed for Eating too many Salmon
SF Gate

A Trip Through One of the Worst Slums in the World
SF Gate

2010-03-19

Headlines for March 19, 2010

Habitat Restoration will Benefit Trout and Salmon
Press Democrat

Something's Missing from the Ol' River
Press Democrat

Federal Report: Apple Moth Cannot be Eradicated
Press Democrat

Feds Release Plan to Save Marin and State Coho Salmon
Marin Independent Journal

Fishing in Marin: With State Leaning Toward Salmon Season, Anglers Wonder Why
Marin Independent Journal

2010-03-17

Headlines for March 17, 2010

Sprigs of Spring
Press Democrat

Marin Water Board Member Violated Campaign Finance Law
Marin Independent Journal

Water Rate Hikes Bring Ire of Local Cities
Press Democrat

2010-03-16

Headlines for March 16, 2010

Energy Retrofit Program Picks Up Pace
Petaluma Argus-Courier

Santa Ana River's Long-Time Advocate Gets Satisfaction
The Press-Enterprise

2010-03-12

Headlines for March 12, 2010

Salmon Fishermen Skeptical About 2010 Season
Press Democrat

Invasive Moth Threatens Wine Grape Crop
SF Gate

Maloney Memorial Garden at Community Center
Sonoma Index Tribune

2010-03-11

Headlines for March 11, 2010

City Water System Notification from the City of Sonoma
Sonoma Valley Sun

2010-03-10

Headlines for March 10, 2010

Enjoy Sun Today; Next Storm Due Friday
Sacramento Bee

2010-03-09

Headlines for March 9, 2010

Growers, Regulators Craft Methods to Manage Frost Water
North Bay Business Journal

River Users Urged to Cooperate
The Ukiah Daily Journal

Developing a Way to Monitor the Nation's Groundwater Resources
USGS.gov

End PG&E's Chokehold
Bakersfield.com

Marin Voice: Novato's future water supply
Marin Independent Journal

Save water easily in the bathroom
Sacramento Bee

Wither the Lawn (Audio)
KQED

 

2010-03-08

Headlines for March 8, 2010

Jasperse named interim chief engineer at Sonoma County Water Agency
Sonoma News

Sonoma County Water Agency shakeup continues
Press Democrat

Regulators to monitor Russian River frost diversions
Press Democrat

Sonoma County energy loan program gets state money -- and restrictions
Press Democrat

Energy program sets debt limit for home improvements
North Bay Business Journal

 

2010-03-05

Headlines for March 5, 2010

Novato Vows Fight for Levee Reimbursement
Marin Independent Journal

What's New in Sonoma County
Sonoma West

Sonoma County: iGrow Campaign Gets Growing
Press Democrat

Water Supply: So Far, Snow Good
SF Gate

Both Sides Open Campaigns in Novato Sanitary District Referendum
Marin Independent Journal

 

2010-03-03

Headlines for March 3, 2010

Getting Advice
Sonoma Index-Tribune

Some Flooded Roads, Downed Trees from Morning Rain
Petaluma 360

Lawsuit: Striped Bass to Blame for California's Salmon Decline
Sacramento Bee

UCLA Engineers Develop Faster Method to Detect Bacterial Contamination in Costal Waters
UCLA Newsroom

Smart Capsules for Water Treatment with Recyclable Carbon Nanotube Cores
nanowerk.com

2010-03-02

Headlines for March 02, 2010

Enviro Group Wants End to Damming of Eel River
Sacramento Bee

Steady Rain, Mudslide Snarl Morning Commute
Press Democrat

Survey will Gauge how much Water Mountain Snow Pack Holds
Sacramento Bee

2010-03-01

Headlines for March 1, 2010

Storm blusters through Sonoma County
Press Democrat

Santa Rosa may have problem with its pipes
Press Democrat

Water scofflaws: Go soak your heads (under a low-flow showerhead)
San Francisco Chronicle (Peter Gleick)

A new desalination method for California water woes?
Los Angeles Times

Claim: California’s new homes far more water-efficient
Central Valley Business Times

2010-02-26

Headlines for February 26, 2010

Marin County Residents Protest Water Rate Hikes
KTVU.com

Broad-Based Coalition...Formed to Support Water Bond on November Ballot

Energy Independence to be Discussed March 4th
Mill Valley Herald

Green Living Projects' Tax Credits
Press Democrat

Glimmer of Hope for Limited Salmon Fishing
Contra Costa Times

Rain Today Still Coming, but Later
Press Democrat

Upbeat Salmon Forecast Worries Fishermen
SFGate.com

Berkeley's Solar Plan Goes Dark
East Bay Express

2010-02-24

Headlines for February 24, 2010

Army Corps Regulates Lake Levels by the Book
Ukiah Daily Journal

Healdsburg to Pay $369,000 for Sewer Plant Violations
Press Democrat

Storm Leaves Impressive Rain Totals
Press Democrat

More Rain Ahead
Press Democrat

Calif. Agency Gives Waterless Urinals the Flush
Santa Maria Times

Carbon Emissions Increasing Acidity in Alaskan Seas
CS Monitor

2010-02-23

Headlines for February 23, 2010

Dry Creek Winegrowers Looking for Habitat Solutions
Sonoma West

Legislation to Restore Chinook Salmon

Humble Salmon would be Elevated to Official State Fish
Central Valley Business Times

All About Energy Report Cards
Press Democrat

Turf Grass Not Always a 'Green' Thing, Study Shows
LA Times

Turf Wars
SFGate Brights

Lose the Lawn
Sunset

2010-02-22

Headlines for February 22, 2010

Sonoma gets energy funds
North Bay Business Journal

$4.4 million awarded for regional energy independence program
Ukiah Daily Journal

2010-02-19

Headlines for February 19, 2010

Model for a Nation
Press Democrat

Water Work Ahead
Press Democrat

Oak Manor Students Tour Fish Hatchery
Ukiah Daily Journal

A Garden on Every Block, Produce on Every Table
Press Democrat

2010-02-18

Headlines for February18, 2010

Dry Creek winegrowers look at habitat solutions
Healdsburg tribune

Ocean salmon season setting process begins; DFG to hold public meeting in Santa Rosa
Redwood Times

Water is jobs
San Francisco Chronicle

2010-02-17

Headlines for February 17, 2010

Economic Outlook Conference Calls for Action on Regional Impact Development
North Bay Business Journal

Happiest Place in California
Press Democrat

Green-Building Group Explores Napa Branch
North Bay Business Journal

United States' Drought has 'Extraordinary' Reversal
USA Today

Go-Ahead for Space Solar Plant
The Green Channel

2010-02-16

Headlines for February 16, 2010

Water Supply Improves, Conservation Still Reigns
The Healdsburg Tribune

Grant to Fund Habitat Improvements on Russian River
Press Democrat

Rain Fills Lakes Sonoma, Mendocino
Sonoma Index-Tribune

North Coast Salmon Season in Jeopardy
Press Democrat

Even Boulder Finds It Isn't Easy Going Green
Wall Street Journal

Asian-Carp Threat Stirs Rethink of Century-Old Feat
Wall Street Journal

2010-02-11

Headlines for February 11, 2010

Santa Rosa drops Water Agency lawsuit
Press Democrat

Russian River Coho Salmon get National Grant
Sonoma County Gazette

Russian River Basin Vineyard Water Conservation Demonstration Project (Video)
Sonoma County Water Agency

2010-02-10

Headlines for February 10, 2010

Sector's Employment Numbers Murky
Press Democrat

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs?
The Windsor Times

Clear, Crisp Day Ahead
Press Democrat

California Wildlife Agency Sued Over Fish Stocking
SF Gate

California to Subsidize Solar Water Heaters
Green Inc. Blog

2010-02-09

Headlines for February 9, 2010

Salmon Grant to Focus on Tributaries
The Healdsburg Tribune

Sebastopol Council Holds Late-Night 'Smart Meter' Forum
Sonoma West Times

Testing Waters for Salmon in San Joaquin River
SFGate.com

Judge Orders Calif Water Pumping Limits Lifted
ABC News Go

Free Energy Audits for Businesses
The Windsor Times

2010-02-08

Headlines for February 8, 2010

Water Work Ahead
California Commons

Lake Mendocino moves into flood pool
Ukiah Daily Journal

Lakes brimming, rain taking a break
Press Democrat

Valley could see the sun this week
Sonoma Index Tribune

2010-02-05

Headlines for February 5, 2010

Lake Mendocino’s Water Supply Now Full
Press Democrat

Rainy Weekend on Tap
Press Democrat

Dutra Submits Revised Plans for Asphalt Plant
Petaluma 360

State is First in Eco-Friendly Building Codes
SignOn San Diego

Water Groups Fight Salmon Plan in Court
Fresno Bee

2010-02-03

Headlines for February 3, 2010

Water Agency Assistant Named Chief for One Year
Press Democrat

California Solar: Use It or Lose It
LA Times

Wind Energy Job Growth Isn’t Blowing Anyone Away
LA Times

How to Humanely Toad the Line Down Under
San Francisco Chronicle

A New Health Care Plan for America – Clean Air
San Francisco Chronicle

The Clean, Green Desert
San Francisco Chronicle

Wine With That Crow…
SF Gate

Potentially Amazing Technology…Spray-On Liquid Glass…
TreeHugger

Storm Runoff and Sewage Treatment Outflow Contaminated with Household Particles
UC Berkeley News

2010-02-02

Headlines for February 2, 2010

Board Announces Grant Davis as Interim Water Agency General Manager
Sonoma County Water Agency Press Release

In California, Quest for Cleaner Power Hits Tortoise-Sized Speed Bumps
Christian Science Monitor

Saving Coho
KQED Radio Report

Los Angeles Might Require Rainwater Capture
LA Times

January 27 Dry Creek Community Meeting Video
Sonoma County Water Agency

Water Agencies Head to Court to Ask for Relief from Delta Protection
Contra Costa Times

Hiring of Water Agency Boss Likely on Tuesday
Press Democrat

Creek Cleanup Set Saturday
The Sonoma Index-Tribune

Celebrate World Wetlands Day
Environmental Concern

Group Seeks a Garden in Every Neighborhood
Press Democrat

Environmental Groups File Suit to Stop Bohemian Grove Logging
Press Democrat

2010-02-01

Headlines for February 1, 2010

Runoff pushes Lake Mendocino water supply pool to 95 percent capacity
Press Democrat

New Water Restrictions Anger Local Wine Makers (Video)
KTVU

Wine, salmon clash in California
MSNBC/Associated Press

2010-01-29

Headlines for January 29, 2010

Panel Praises Work on $4.6B upgrade to Hetch Hetchy water system
Water World

Homebuilders Sticking with Less-is-More Approach
Press Democrat

Winter Water Conservation
West County Gazette

Cotati to Hire Daily Acts to Run Water Program
The Community Voice

US Speeds up Water Deliveries to San Joaquin Valley Farmers
LA Times

California Adopts First Statewide Green Building Code
Christian Science Monitor

2010-01-28

Headlines for January 28, 2010

Recent Rains a Relief to Water Officials
The Ukiah Daily Journal

North Bay Reservoirs Reach Decade-Level Highs
ABC Local 7

Waterboxx Reception in Cornerstone Sonoma
The Press Democrat

2010-01-28

Headlines for January 28, 2010

North Bay reservoirs reach decade-high levels
ABC  - KGO Channel 7 

Rains may mean no drought
Marinscope Newspapers

Will drought end?
Sonoma Index-Tribune

WaterBoxx reception
Press Democrat

2010-01-25

Headlines for January 25, 2010

Valley Could See the Sun This Week (by Bill Hoban)
Sonoma Index-Tribune - 01/25/10

Lake Sonoma Reaches 95 Percent of Water Supply Capacity (by Bob Norburg)
Press Democrat - 01/25/10

2010-01-21

Headlines for January 21, 2010

Film Festival Shares Global, Local Concerns (by John Beck)
Press Democrat - 01/21/10

Lake Sonoma Now at 90 Percent of Capacity (by Bob Norberg)
Press Democrat  - 01/21/10

Storms Drop Over Four Inches of Rain (by Bill Hoban)
Sonoma Index-Tribune - 01/21/10

The California Sustainability Alliance Announces 2009 Sustainability Showcase Award Recipients
Business Wire - 01/21/10

Key Reservoirs Filling Fast (by Bob Norberg)
Press Democrat - 01/21/10

2010-01-20

Headlines for January 20, 2010

What's Next: Storm's Big Blast Moves on but Showers to Linger (by Randi Rossman)
Press Democrat - 01/20/10

Storms Make Water Officials Hopeful (by Wayne Freedman)
ABC 7 - 01/20/10

2010-01-19

Headlines for January 19, 2010

Growers Face New Rules on Russian River Water in 2011 (by Robert Digitale)
Press Democrat - 01/19/10

Interviews for Water Agency Post Coming in February (by Bleys W. Rose)
Press Democrat - 01/19/10

Fading Monte Rio Tries Again to Solve Sewage Woes (by Bob Norberg)
Press Democrat - 01/19/10

Heavy Rains Bring Promise of Normal Weather Year (by Randi Rossman)
Press Democrat - 01/18/10

2010-01-12

Headlines for January 12, 2010

Sonoma Co. Water-Efficient Landscaping Rules Start Friday (by Jeff Quackenbush)
North Bay Business Journal
- 01/12/10

2010-01-04

Headlines for January 4, 2010

Guest Opinion: Gauging ground water (by Shrilee Zane)
Press Democrat
- 01/04/10