groundwater resources

SCOTUS Ruling Opens Door to Wetlands Destruction

The EPA Removes Federal Protections for Most of the Country’s Wetlands James Doubek/NPR “This rule spells out how the Sackett decision has undermined our ability to prevent the destruction of our nation’s wetlands, which protect drinking water, absorb floods and provide habitat for wildlife,” said Jim Murphy, the National Wildlife Federation’s director of legal advocacy. […]

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Extension of Public Comment Period for Board Workshop on Making Water Conservation a California Way of Life

Extension of Public Comment Period for Board Workshop on Making Water Conservation a California Way of Life The State Water Board will accept written comments on the staff proposed framework to Make Water Conservation a California Way of Life. The comment deadline has been changed from March 24, 2023 at noon to March 30, 2023 at

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Protecting Wetlands Yields Staggering Economic Benefit, Study Finds – EcoWatch

“In terms of property damage, Sun and Carson found that a square kilometer of wetlands saved an average of $1.8 million per year. Over the next 30 years, an average unit of wetlands could save $36 million in storm damage.” Protecting Wetlands Yields Staggering Economic Benefit, Study Finds – EcoWatch The Revelator Mar 13 Climate

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Got Drought plans? Daily Acts: Irrigation Workshop at the Petaluma Library Saturday, March 21st | 9am – 12pm

Got Drought plans? Daily Acts: Irrigation Workshop at the Petaluma  Library Saturday, March 21st | 9am – 12pm Three years ago, Daily Acts installed an irrigation at the Petaluma Library. We used ¼’’ spaghetti tubing shaped in the letter “U” with emitters at each end to bring water to individual plants. We learned that this type

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California Adopts New, Welcome Wetlands Protection Rules

“The Board’s action comes none too soon.  170 years of filling and development projects have reduced California’s historic wetlands resources by 90{5fc40a96f14c4a6aa4c2a32569b0a57dcc67c0b31eb04c341474283f11b6cdd2}.  The depletion of the state’s coastal wetlands is even more alarming: fully 95{5fc40a96f14c4a6aa4c2a32569b0a57dcc67c0b31eb04c341474283f11b6cdd2} of California’s coastal wetlands have been destroyed.  It was only in recent years, after the vast amount of this environmental destruction

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Santa Rosa GSA public meeting Jan 30 Finley Center

Fees are being decided and the GSA panel needs input. Don’t let big wine decide how much you pay…. Santa Rosa GSA public meeting Jan 30 Finley Center January 30 Community Meeting on Groundwater Sustainability Fee If you get your water from a groundwater well located in the Santa Rosa Plain, a proposed groundwater sustainability

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