RESERVOIR AND WATER CONDITIONS for August 21st

Here are the latest reservoir and water conditions: 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 aggregated and original water news content delivered to your email box by 9AM. Breaking […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: Study reveals the evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks; Pescadero community restores floodplain; Hunt for San Francisco Bay shark killer zeroes in on a suspect; Green sea turtles adapting to life in the San Gabriel River’s murky flow; and more …

In science news this week: Study reveals the evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks; Pescadero community restores floodplain; Hunt for San Francisco Bay shark killer zeroes in on a suspect; Scientists keep an eye on green sea turtles adapting to life in the San Gabriel River’s murky flows; It’s time for stream policy to catch up with the science; and […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: California Water Fix, the Delta smelt, and salmon; MWD’s Cal Water Fix cost assessment; Federal reserved rights for groundwater?; Checks and balances and the Clean Water Act rule; and more …

California Water Fix and the Delta smelt:  Peter Moyle and James Hobbs write, “The delta smelt is on a trajectory towards extinction in the wild. Heading into 2017, the spawning adult population was at an all-time low although this past wet winter has apparently seen a small resurgence. However, increasingly warm summer temperatures in the Delta may dampen any upswing. […]

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SCIENCE NEWS: A new approach to restock California’s groundwater via almond orchards, vineyards; What makes fish a successful invasive?; The good, the bad,and the algae; What’s killing trees during drought?; and more …

In science news this week: EESA develops new approach to restock California’s groundwater via almond orchards, vineyards; What makes fish a successful invasive?; The good, the bad,and the algae; New dust sources from a shrinking Salton Sea have negative ecological, health impacts; What’s killing trees during drought? Scientists have new answers; Incomplete drought recovery may be the new normal; The […]

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BLOG ROUND-UP: Groundwater management, twin tunnels, California agriculture, small water systems, and more …

Bringing order to groundwater management: Alvar Escriva-Bou and Jelena Jezdimirovic write, “California’s water management is a complex stew with many cooks. At the local level, hundreds of irrigation districts and urban water agencies and a few thousand small drinking water suppliers are responsible for a wide variety of water-related issues. And it just got more complex: as of June 30, […]

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