June 10, 2014
President Obama on Tuesday signed authorization for 34 Army Corps of Engineers water-related projects nationwide, including a long-sought green light for restoration projects in Dry Creek, allowing badly needed reservoir water to continue to flow sufficiently to meet the needs in Sonoma and northern Marin counties without an estimated $300 million bypass pipeline.
June 2, 2014
SANTA ROSA — Part of federal legislation for water projects nationwide heading to the president’s desk is long-sought authorization for restoration projects to benefit protected fish in Dry Creek, allowing water to flow from Lake Sonoma to pumps in the Russian River that supply more than 600,000 people in Sonoma and northern Marin counties without an estimated $300 million bypass pipeline, North Coast congressmen announced Monday.
March 30, 2012
SANTA ROSA — Thanks to the “March miracle” rainfall, Russian River water supply conditions on April 1 will change from “critical” to “normal” under the Sonoma County Water Agency’s water rights permits and State Water Resource Control Board Decision 1610.
July 24, 2009
NORTH BAY – Two federal appropriations bills contain $22.75 million for North Bay water and parks projects, including $14.25 million for restoring wetlands at a former Novato air force base, $5.14 million for the dam at Lake Sonoma and $750,000 for upgrading trails and facilities at Fort Baker in Sausalito.