RESERVOIR AND WATER CONDITIONS for September 24

Here are the latest reservoir and water conditions, curated from the Department of Water Resources website, the Desert Research Institute, and others: For even more reservoir and water conditions, visit the Notebook’s Water and Hydrology Internet Resources page. Sign up for daily email service and you’ll never miss a post! Sign up for daily emails and get all the Notebook’s […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Sacramento salmon outmigration, Artichokes and amphibians, Conserving the cultural landscape, Rising sea levels, and more …

In science news this week: Hard to make more from less: Reduced Sacramento salmon outmigration:  “In the salmon circle of life, fewer spawning adults returning to freshwater in the fall typically means fewer offspring will make their way out to sea the following year. In a previous Fish Report, we described the disappointing returns of adult fall-run Chinook salmon to […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Bay Delta Plan Phase II, Delta smelt, salmon, Making water conservation a way of life, Prop 3, public trust doctrine, and more …

Phase II: The loss of these unimpaired flows “could reduce the volume of water delivered to south-of-the-delta users by two million acre-feet a year.”  Families Protecting the Valley writes, “The current battle for water on the Toulumne, Stanislaus and Merced rivers is called Phase I.  The coming battle for water on the Sacramento River is called Phase II.  Central Valley […]

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RESERVOIR AND WATER CONDITIONS for September 17

Here are the latest reservoir and water conditions, curated from the Department of Water Resources website, the Desert Research Institute, and others: For even more reservoir and water conditions, visit the Notebook’s Water and Hydrology Internet Resources page. Sign up for daily email service and you’ll never miss a post! Sign up for daily emails and get all the Notebook’s […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: DWR Lead Scientist Ted Sommer wins career achievement award; The pros and cons of hydropower; A new floating PIT tag antenna for studying salmon movement; and more …

In science news this week: DWR Lead Scientist Ted Sommer wins career achievement award:  “DWR’s Lead Scientist Ted Sommer, whose decades of research into fish and ecology has influenced scientific policy and management in California, received a career achievement award Monday at the Bay-Delta Science Conference in Sacramento.  The Brown-Nichols Science Award is a biennial honor for scientists whose research […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Complying with SGMA without changing water rights, Make CA’s water grid climate-friendly, Notions of surplus water a costly mirage, Prop 1 water storage successes and failures, and more …

The groundwater manager’s dilemma: How to comply with new California law without changing water rights:  Christina Babbitt writes, “Over the next two years, more than 100 groundwater sustainability agencies in California will have to hammer out a plan to make their groundwater basins sustainable.  But as mangers in many areas work to combat decades of over-pumping, they face a major […]

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RESERVOIR AND WATER CONDITIONS for September 10

Here are the latest reservoir and water conditions, curated from the Department of Water Resources website, the Desert Research Institute, and others: For even more reservoir and water conditions, visit the Notebook’s Water and Hydrology Internet Resources page. Sign up for daily email service and you’ll never miss a post! Sign up for daily emails and get all the Notebook’s […]

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