Progress Continues on Yolo Bypass Floodplain Restoration

Friday, Aug 9th, 2019

Last month, the Department of Water Resources and the Bureau of Reclamation announced the final state and federal approval of the environmental impact report for the Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Project. The project will construct a 100 foot long, two-way fish passage facility on Fremont Weir and a 1.8 mile concrete … Continue reading “Progress Continues on Yolo Bypass Floodplain Restoration”

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Sites Reservoir—Improved Resilience for California in Wet, Dry and Average Years

Thursday, Aug 1st, 2019

As California seeks water resiliency and solutions to prepare for more extreme wet and dry years, Sites Reservoir emerges as an innovative 21st century water project: an off-stream regulating reservoir on the west-side of the Sacramento Valley that can store water for the future by capturing it during high runoff periods, and then releasing it … Continue reading “Sites Reservoir—Improved Resilience for California in Wet, Dry and Average Years”

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Governor Newsom signs SB 200, Advancing Safe Drinking Water Solutions

Friday, Jul 26th, 2019

In a positive step forward, Governor Newsom signed SB 200 (Monning) on Wednesday, July 24. SB 200 establishes a “Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund” and secures a long-term funding source that dedicates nearly $1.5 billion in combined funding to address the lack of safe drinking water in some communities across the state. SB 200 … Continue reading “Governor Newsom signs SB 200, Advancing Safe Drinking Water Solutions”

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Personal Stories – The Unchallengeable Man

Thursday, Jul 18th, 2019

He wasn’t supposed to be able to grow anything on this plot of land, but somehow, that is exactly what Al Montna did. It was 1967, and following in his father’s footsteps, Al came back home to Northern California after college to give farming a shot. His family owned some land south of Yuba City … Continue reading “Personal Stories – The Unchallengeable Man”

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