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Strong Support for Statewide Water System Improvements

Thursday, Nov 2nd, 2017

Links: Sites Participating Entities Federal, state and local elected officials Sites Support Letters When the California voters resoundingly passed Proposition 1 in 2014, there was strong support for chapter 8 on “Statewide Water System Operational Improvement and Drought Preparedness” (Chapter 8). This chapter would help California save water for our future. Sites Reservoir–an off-stream reservoir … Continue reading Strong Support for Statewide Water System Improvements

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Floodplains as Nature’s Pantry

Wednesday, Oct 25th, 2017

  Links in this blog: Water Deeply Modern Flows for the Sacramento Valley Former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Director and Ducks Unlimited CEO Dale Hall recently wrote a compelling op-ed in Water Deeply that “Floodplains Adjacent to the Sacramento River Should Be Nature’s Pantry.”  Mr. Hall’s thesis is that “it is vitally important that we … Continue reading Floodplains as Nature’s Pantry

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Celebrating Salmon Improvements in the Sacramento Valley

Friday, Oct 20th, 2017

By Todd Manley Last week, water management entities, conservation organizations and state and federal fishery agencies came together on the Sacramento River at the City of Sacramento’s fish screen and diversion facility to celebrate the work that was conducted to promote salmon recovery in the Sacramento Valley during the past year as part of the … Continue reading Celebrating Salmon Improvements in the Sacramento Valley

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Multi-benefit Approaches for Water in the 21st Century

Thursday, Oct 12th, 2017

A recent viewpoint in the Sacramento Bee highlights the modern and innovative thinking that is underway in the Sacramento Valley to manage water for multiple beneficial uses. In “Here’s how rice farmers prevent flooding and help wildlife,” the authors discuss how a “multi-benefit approach to flood and water management is at the core of the … Continue reading Multi-benefit Approaches for Water in the 21st Century

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