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Giant Sequoias struggle with drought (with video)

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This summer, scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, the USGS and the Carnegie Institution for Science counted the number of giant sequoias with brown leaves, climbed 50 of the trees to see if they were having trouble transporting water to their treetops and flew over giant sequoia groves to make images of their water content using special equipment.

Source: California Water News feed

Source: Water Industry News

Jeff Davidson appointed as CCWD director

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In other business Thursday, CCWD [Calaveras County Water District] directors voted 3-0, with directors [Jeff] Davidson and Terry Strange absent, to spend $5,000 to support the agricultural group CalaverasGROWN in its efforts to prevent erosion in areas in the Calaveras River watershed damaged during the Butte Fire.

Source: California Water News feed

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Blog: Colorado to approve first state water plan

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On November 19, the Colorado Water Conservation Board will approve the state’s first water plan. Ten years in development, the plan represents a dry western state’s bid to shift the political alliances, water use principles, and infrastructure investment strategies to meet the water supply challenges of this century, according to its architects.

Source: California Water News feed

Source: Water Industry News