Legislation News:

Dodd plan to improve water management clears senate

From enterprise – Legislation from State Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would help the state manage its water, protecting the precious resource for people and the environment, cleared the full Senate Monday afternoon. “You can’t manage what you don’t measure,” Sen. Dodd said. “Stream gages provide important information in this era of droughts and flooding, driven in part by climate change. This bill is an important step toward managing our water for the long run.” (more)

Tulare County supervisors to support water over high-speed rail

From Visalia Times Delta – Tulare County Supervisors will vote to approve a letter of support for proposed legislation that will bring up to $3.5 billion for water infrastructure improvements. The money comes at a cost to California’s biggest undertaking — high-speed rail. Introduced by Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield), H.R. 1600, the Repurposing Assets to Increase Long-term Water Availability and Yield (RAILWAY) Act, would divert recovered federal money from the California High-Speed Rail project to water infrastructure projects in California and the west. (more)

https://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/dodd-plan-to-improve-water-management-clears-senate/

https://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/story/news/2019/05/20/tulare-county-supervisors-support-water-over-high-speed-rail/3743501002/

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Photo portrait of Yiguo Liang, CVFPB Operations Branch ChiefMeet Yiguo Liang, our new Operations Branch Chief. Yiguo comes to us from DWR’s Division of Flood Management where he worked as the Chief of the Hydrology and Hydraulic Section leading the technical evaluations in support of the 2017 CVFPP Update. Prior to that, also at the Division of Flood Management, Yiguo led the Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineations Program. Yiguo has over 17 years of experience working in the water resource industry and spent years working for the China Meteorological Administration in Beijing, China. Welcome, Yiguo!