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Embracing Summer in Northern California: The Importance of Surface and Groundwater Storage and Progressive Water Resources Management

Thursday, Jul 5th, 2018

  As the days get warmer in California and we see fires spreading throughout the state, it is a good time to think about water and to appreciate the work that water resources managers do throughout California to make sure we have reliable water supplies available for cities and rural communities, farms, fish, birds, recreation, … Continue reading Embracing Summer in Northern California: The Importance of Surface and Groundwater Storage and Progressive Water Resources Management

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More Water for Birds: New Water Supplies for the Sutter National Wildlife Refuge

Thursday, Jun 28th, 2018

  As part of a concerted and ongoing effort to assure reliable and affordable water supplies for the National Wildlife Refuges in the Sacramento Valley and to provide water for multiple benefits, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and Reclamation District 1004 (RD 1004) have developed and then last winter implemented a creative new pilot program … Continue reading More Water for Birds: New Water Supplies for the Sutter National Wildlife Refuge

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What’s Behind the Headlines: California’s New Water Use Efficiency Laws

Thursday, Jun 21st, 2018

  Governor Brown recently signed AB 1668 (Friedman) and SB 606 (Hertzberg), two bills based on the Brown Administration’s 2017 “Making Conservation a California Way of Life” framework. These new bills include a number of provisions for agricultural and urban water suppliers that are intended to enhance water use efficiency and water management planning requirements … Continue reading What’s Behind the Headlines: California’s New Water Use Efficiency Laws

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Kapusta 1a Side Channel Project is Now Open!

Thursday, Jun 14th, 2018

  By Harmony Gugino, Project Manager Western Shasta Resource Conservation District In late April, flows from the Sacramento River came rushing in to the new Kapusta 1a side channel at river mile 288 just upstream from the City of Anderson. What an exciting moment to witness! Check out our video. Where the side-channel exits to … Continue reading Kapusta 1a Side Channel Project is Now Open!

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