UC Berkeley Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tunnel Vision: This Water Plan Might Make a Splash in the Delta

A long-debated water plan that could change the course—literally—of water in California, will be up for a vote by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) next month. Originally scheduled for November, the vote has been postponed until December 11, per California Gov. Jerry Brown and Gov.-elect Gavin Newson’s request.

Whatever Floats their Boat: Cal Team’s Canoe of Concrete Edged Out in Competition

Update: Well, you can’t win ‘em all. The Cal Concrete Canoe team finished fourth at the Mid-Pacific Regional Competition at Cal State Fresno on April 5, behind third place finisher Sacramento State; second place finisher Tongji University from Shanghai, China; and the Golden Bears’ arch-rivals, the University of Nevada-Reno Wolfpack. The fourth place finish means the record-winning Bears will miss this year’s national competition. “Considering all the challenges we faced, we’re not too surprised,” says team leader Alvin Wong.

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