I can get pretty grumpy about certain things. In my professional life I get grumpy about claims that there is no science that groundwater pumping is drying central sands lakes, … Continue reading Loads of Knowledge on Central Sands Groundwater Pumping Impacts
A second fall 2015 groundwater bill has emerged, SB 291, authored by Senator Rob Cowles of Green Bay (http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2015/proposals/sb291). A hearing where the public can make their voices heard has … Continue reading SB 291 Emerges, Second Groundwater Bill of Fall 2015
The first of possibly several bills this legislative season affecting groundwater and high capacity wells was introduced on August 26 by sponsors Senators Gudex (R-Fond du Lac, Marklein (R-Spring Green), … Continue reading Bill Introduced to Ease High-Capacity Well Transfers and Replacement
I drove a loop in the Modesto area today to get sense of the San Joaquin (“SJ”) Valley, the southern half of the great California Central Valley. The SJ Valley … Continue reading Modesto – August 18, 2015
Deltas, I always thought, were river sediments deposited in oceans that pushed the continental shore out into the sea. Picture the Mississippi Delta extending into the Gulf of Mexico. The … Continue reading The Future of the California Delta, and What is Reconciliation Anyway?
Many California freshwater fish are hanging on by just the skin of their fins, it seems. This I learned from Dr. Jonathon Rosenfield, a fish conservation biologist with The Bay … Continue reading California Freshwater Fishes – First Impressions