Drought Proclamation and Infrastructure Plan Bring Focus to Managing Water in a Dry Year

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

By David Guy California’s water resources managers are proactively working with our various partners through the harshest dry year we have seen in recent memory. I have the pleasure to work with the leaders in the Sacramento River Basin, who are cultivating a shared vision for a vibrant way of life by working hard to … Continue reading “Drought Proclamation and Infrastructure Plan Bring Focus to Managing Water in a Dry Year”

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Garden Highway Mutual Water Company Completes Fish Screen Project

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

By Jon Munger In our latest effort to ensure that our water management and farming practices both protect and enhance environmental benefits in our area, Garden Highway Mutual Water Company (Garden Highway) recently completed a project to screen its diversion on the Feather River. This project allows us to protect Chinook salmon and other fish … Continue reading “Garden Highway Mutual Water Company Completes Fish Screen Project”

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Watching for Harmful Algal Blooms in a Dry Year

Wednesday, Apr 28th, 2021

By Kylie Fryar With the dry year facing California, there is increased awareness about water quality issues and particularly harmful algal blooms. The Natural Resources Agency in its Report To The Legislature on The 2012–2016 Drought provided that “the drought’s most visible water quality impact was harmful algal blooms (HABs), which were reported more frequently during the … Continue reading “Watching for Harmful Algal Blooms in a Dry Year”

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The Sacramento River: Ridgetop to River Mouth Multi-Benefit Water Management

Wednesday, Apr 21st, 2021

The dry year and reduced flows in the Sacramento River System are challenging the ability for water resources managers to serve water for cities and rural communities, farms, wildlife refuges, fish and recreation. Part of the challenge has been the inordinate focus on temperature management in the upper part of the river below Shasta Lake. … Continue reading “The Sacramento River: Ridgetop to River Mouth Multi-Benefit Water Management”

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