Lawsuit Filed Against Twin Tunnels (aka WaterFix)

DWR Gets Another Failing Grade Chico, CA: AquAlliance and a coalition filed a lawsuit in state court against the Department of Water Resources (DWR)) over their Environmental Impact Report’s (EIR) inadequate disclosure, avoidance of impacts, analysis, and mitigation for the … Continue reading

Oroville Spillway Incident Overview

From “Oroville Spillway Incident” – California Department of Water Resources website: On February 7, erosion was noticed on the flood control spillway located adjacent to the Lake Oroville Dam. Department of Water Resources temporarily stopped outflow from the spillway to … Continue reading

Butte County Files Oroville Dam Emergency Petition

Emergency Petition to Correct Safety Deficiencies and Establish a Public Safety Program 2.15.17: Butte County has filed an emergency petition requesting that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) immediately order the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to establish a Public Safety … Continue reading

Trump’s water policy vague but a concern

11.25.16, Chico Enterprise-Record: The upcoming Donald Trump presidency will reshape people’s lives in ways large, small or not at all, depending on each person’s circumstances. But we can think of nothing that can affect our entire region more than Trump’s … Continue reading