DWR completed its yearly post-holiday tradition of recycling Christmas trees into prime habitat for fish species at Lake Oroville and the Thermalito Afterbay.
The business of water allocations – simply put, who receives water from the State Water Project (SWP) and who gets to decide how much – is the subject of two new episodes in the Delta Conveyance Deep Dive video series.
We are now past the halfway mark in California’s normally wettest winter months, and the wet season to date has been anything but.
Lake Oroville Community Update for January 26, 2021.
Lake Oroville Community Update for January 22, 2021.
Last week a fleet of bulldozers and other heavy equipment began the enormous task of moving roughly 5 million cubic yards of soil around a 4,110-acre area of dry lakebed at the southern end of the Salton Sea as part of the Species Conservation Habitat Project.
Lake Oroville Community Update for Jan. 15, 2021.
Lake Oroville Community Update for January 8, 2021.
California’s 2020 Water Year, which ran from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30, emphasized the State’s extreme weather swings, with drenching rains in the southern part of the state and dry conditions in the north. So far, California’s fall and winter seasons have seen intermittent precipitation, which has left many asking: what can we expect for Water Year 2021?
Large infrastructure projects typically develop a set of commitments made by the project proponent as a “community benefits program” that is created in coordination with the local community.