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.

Blogs from the Valley

UC Study of Winter Flooding to Recharge Groundwater Shows Promise

A recent study conducted by scientists with University of California, Davis and the University of California Cooperative Extension investigated the value deliberate winter flooding of fields during rainy years would have in recharging groundwater in California. According to the study, areas of open land that can be dedicated to groundwater recharge are scarce, but “Flooding agricultural land during fallow or dormant periods has the potential to increase groundwater recharge substantially….”

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Water | Food | Environment The Blog of David Guy

This blog explores the intersection between water, food and the environment - with a focus on the increasing challenges facing California and our efforts to manage and preserve our natural resources for present and future generations.

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