Carmel River – Relaxed cutback order proposed – 2017 deadline would be replaced by gradual ramp-down

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Carmel River Relaxed cutback order proposed 2017 deadline would be replaced by gradual ramp-down By  Jim Johnson jjohnson@montereyherald.com @jimjohnson_MCH on Twitter Monterey – A Monterey Peninsula bid to relax the state-ordered cutback in Carmel River pumping would request credit for already realized pumping reductions and river improvements as part of an extended ramp-down. According to a proposal announced by Carmel …

King tides a peek into Monterey future? (Monterey Herald)

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Monterey – High tide surged to over six feet in Monterey Bay on Wednesday, giving a sneak peek at what rising sea levels might look like along the Central Coast by the end of the century. “It’s a window into what might be the norm in the future,” said Virginia Guhin, an education coordinator for the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine …

Water Supply Project UPDATES

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Water Supply Project UPDATES Click here to visit the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project website to read the newly published quarterly progress report and find out more information about the project. CalAM October 31st Newsletter discusses: •    Project Awarded $1-Million State Grant for Desalination Test Well •    Slant Test Well Project Advances •    Value Engineering Update

Spring Cleaning Suggestion

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Spring is almost here and it might be a time to do a little spring cleaning.  Clothes dryers don’t generally look very scary but they are responsible for thousands of house fires every year.  Whether you have a gas or an electric dryer, you will have lint.   It builds up inside the dryer hose, particularly and can reduce air flow …

Cal Am test well could be turned back on next week, officials say

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Cal Am test well could be turned back on next week, officials say By KELLY NIX 6.26.15 Carmel Pine Cone Page 5A THE HYDROGEOLOGISTS who investigated the drop in groundwater levels near California American Water’s desal test well in Marina have concluded that the cause was probably due to agricultural pumping and not the company’s test operation. On June 5, Cal Am turned off the …