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Flood prevention aid in current emergency budget proposal

President Donald Trump hopes to increase funding that would make cities and towns more resilient to storms and fires caused by climate change. The president’s $44 billion emergency spending budget earmarks $12 billion for communities most prone to flooding.

Wildfires pose threat to Napa and Sonoma drinking water

Fortunately none of the Napa and Sonoma Counties ravaged by wildfires during October are without drinking water. However, water regulators say that treating drinking water may be a challenge as they work to mitigate ash and erosion around reservoirs.

Radical swings in weather pose problems for water management

As the planet warms, meteorologists find it harder to predict weather patterns. But wildly fluctuating temperatures also challenge how water system managers do their jobs. Unpredictable changes in weather affect storm preparedness and even national security.