Friday August 4, 2023

Daily Republic

Six research projects on endangered or threatened fish species have been funded through a partnership between the state Department of Water Resources and the State Water Contractors.

The contractors put up $4 million for the studies. 

“These awards are an exciting milestone for the (State Water Contractors) and the SWC’s Science Program. The projects we are funding will explore new lines of research and help fill in critical knowledge gaps to improve management of both water supply and ecosystem health,” Darcy Austin, science manager for the State Water Contractors, said in a statement.

The projects include a University of California, Davis researcher’s look into the effects of pesticide mixtures on juvenile Chinook salmon in the Delta.

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