BLOG ROUND-UP: Environmental Schizophrenia; San Joaquin Valley drinking water; salmon, Trump mythology on wildfires, Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan, and more …

Environmental Schizophrenia: It’s so much easier to be an environmentalist when it’s someone else’s water:  Families Protecting the Valley writes, “We have to admit we’re getting some pleasure watching the San Francisco Board of Supervisors fight with their own water department about the State Water Resources Control Board’s upcoming day-after-election-day decision to send more water down the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and […]

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RESERVOIR AND WATER CONDITIONS for November 12

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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BLOG ROUND-UP: Climate change and salmon on the San Joaquin, A water budget for the environment, Countdown to drought, When levees fall down, Contaminated Valley groundwater, and more …

Salmon Saga on SJ River: You can’t believe in climate change and and also believe in bringing back salmon to the San Joaquin River.  Families Protecting the Valley writes, “You can’t believe in climate change and and also believe in bringing back salmon to the San Joaquin River.  Salmon need cold water and climate change predicts warmer water.  Nevertheless the […]

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RESERVOIR AND WATER CONDITIONS for November 5

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: The Spring-run Salmon Saga of the San Joaquin; How researchers flinging salmon inadvertently spurred tree growth; What’s in a scientific name? A story; and more …

In science news this week: The Spring-run Salmon Saga of the San Joaquin:  “We’ve recently reported on the long and fascinating history of Friant Dam, the collapse of San Joaquin River salmon populations, and the groundbreaking lawsuit that resulted in the San Joaquin River Restoration Program (SJRRP), one of the most ambitious river restoration projects in the country. In August, […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: The Trump memo, the subsidence myth, California Water Fix, producing salmon food, Arizona’s drought plan moving in reverse, and more …

What Trump Did: He is attempting to tinker with the ESA through the Bureau of Reclamation that would allow more water to go to humans instead of fish and wildlife:  Families Protecting the Valley writes, “President Trump is trying to maximize water deliveries from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to the southern half of the state including farmers in the Central […]

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RESERVOIR AND WATER CONDITIONS for October 29

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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