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California Water Management – No Need to Panic

Thursday, Aug 11th, 2016

In a recent blog post that captures the reader’s attention with the provocative title, “How bad is water management in California,” author Jay Lund compares water management results in California to other parts of the world with similar climates.  When comparing California’s water management (in terms of wealth, food production and aquatic ecosystem condition) with … Continue reading California Water Management – No Need to Panic

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How water is used – a good reminder

Thursday, Aug 4th, 2016

  Water resource managers in the Sacramento Valley manage our precious water resources for all beneficial purposes. Below are two great resources to remind us how water is used for many purposes. Click on the image to view an animated infographic on water use of an average American on a typical day.      

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A Regional Vision Achieved

Thursday, Jul 28th, 2016

On July 28, in a tent just south of Woodland, nearly 300 gathered to dedicate the Woodland Davis Clean Water Agency’s (WDCWA) water treatment facility. The project will bring high-quality, treated Sacramento River water to the cities of Woodland and Davis and UC Davis, a project partner. The $144 million design build facility was first envisioned in the early 1990s when the Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District applied for surface water rights from the Sacramento River.

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Sacramento Valley Contributes to Delta Smelt Food Production

Thursday, Jul 21st, 2016

  Sacramento Valley water suppliers–as part of the ongoing effort to creatively manage water for various beneficial purposes—have stepped up these past several weeks to provide water into the Yolo Bypass “to boost production of the zooplankton” that are important food sources for the Delta smelt. Food web impacts are thought to be one of … Continue reading Sacramento Valley Contributes to Delta Smelt Food Production

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