Like a human fingerprint, California's Sacramento Valley is truly unique. On the leading edge of ecological and economical sustainability, it's also an exceptional place to live, work and raise a family. The Sacramento Valley joins together a world- renowned mosaic of natural abundance: productive farmlands, wildlife refuges and managed wetlands, cities and rural communities, and meandering rivers that support and feed fisheries and natural habitats. Through efficient management of the region's water resources, the Sacramento Valley will continue to provide what's essential to California's future success and prosperity. Nourishment and sustenance from the fields, habitats for fish and wildlife, recreation and a special quality of life - the Sacramento Valley is home to all of this, and more.
In the Sacramento Valley, the applied water uses differ from the statewide figures. As the chart shows, water is managed for the mosaic of farms, refuges, fish and cities and rural communities.
Blogs from the Valley
Sacramento River Basin Water Resources Managers Advance Voluntary Agreements as part of a Comprehensive Restoration Strategy for the Bay-Delta Watershed to Improve Fish and Wildlife
The Northern California Water Association (NCWA) and Sacramento River Basin water resources managers are fully committed to successfully advance voluntary agreements to implement water quality objectives in the State Water Board’s Water Quality Control Plan for the Bay-Delta (Bay-Delta Plan). A framework for voluntary agreements that includes agreements for the four major rivers in the Sacramento … Continue reading Sacramento River Basin Water Resources Managers Advance Voluntary Agreements as part of a Comprehensive Restoration Strategy for the Bay-Delta Watershed to Improve Fish and WildlifeRead Article »
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