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New Poster Displays Progress on Sacramento Valley Salmon Recovery Program

Friday, Apr 7th, 2017

  A recently-developed poster contains descriptions of the twelve projects included in the Sacramento Valley Salmon Recovery Program (SVSRP) that have been completed in the two years since the program was initiated. These completed projects represent over twenty percent of the priority actions that have been identified by the SVSRP to promote fish passage and … Continue reading New Poster Displays Progress on Sacramento Valley Salmon Recovery Program

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Flood Management Requires Planning and Nimbleness

Friday, Mar 31st, 2017

The efforts involved in flood management are diverse and require agencies to incorporate both advanced planning and nimble responses to challenges that arise.  The Yuba County Water Agency played a key role in helping manage the Oroville Dam spillway challenges earlier this year by coordinating its releases on the Yuba River with the California Department … Continue reading Flood Management Requires Planning and Nimbleness

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Planting the Seeds Blog : More than a slogan – The urgent need to work together for a better water future

Thursday, Mar 23rd, 2017

  Karen Ross, the Secretary for the California Department of Food and Agriculture, recently spoke about water in the Central Valley and made the following statement: “We know that demand for food worldwide will grow significantly over the next several decades, and we know that available natural resources are becoming more scarce–so to reach a … Continue reading Planting the Seeds Blog : More than a slogan – The urgent need to work together for a better water future

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Saving Water for the Future: California Needs Sites Reservoir

Thursday, Mar 16th, 2017

With the Sacramento Valley in flood stage early this year, the California Department of Water Resources has estimated that by mid-February Sites Reservoir could have stored over 1 million acre-feet of water (over 325 billion gallons) this water year. The Sites Reservoir—a modern off-stream reservoir in Northern California—captures and stores runoff supplies for use in … Continue reading Saving Water for the Future: California Needs Sites Reservoir

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