Winter flooding of post-harvest rice fields, along with wildlife refuges, are key components to providing the food and resting areas necessary for migrating waterfowl, and this past week representatives from state and federal agencies, conservation organizations and water districts gathered in the Yolo Bypass to discuss these efforts. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


The governor’s proposed Delta tunnels could worsen toxic algae blooms like the one that stunk up Stockton’s downtown waterfront this year, according to testimony last week from an expert offered by San Joaquin County. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


The Bureau of Reclamation, along with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), NOAA Fisheries, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announce the issuance of the final Coleman National Fish Hatchery (CNFH) Adaptive Management Plan (AMP). Original article read more Source: California Water News feed… Read More


Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Estevan López has released the Los Angeles Basin Study that looks at the changing demographics, climate change and competing interests for available water supplies and identifies options to meet the water needs of the Los Angeles area into the future. The study found that there is a potential water supply deficit for… Read More


The final piece of the financial puzzle for flood protection for the community of Hamilton City and nearby farmland was approved Thursday with the vote in favor of a property tax assessment to pay for a new levee. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More