Understanding How Fish Deal with Drought

Drought is a frightening word for any creature that lives in water.  Aquatic animals in regions like California that have historically experienced frequent droughts have evolved remarkable Read More…

Delta Drought Review: How Did We Do?

The stress of an extreme drought can plunge a freshwater-hungry region into crisis mode. Multiple years of high temperatures plus little rain and snowfall from 2012–2016 drained Read More…

A Miracle March? Not Quite

The year was 1991; California was entering a fifth year of drought, Sierra snowpack was at 18 percent of the historical average at the beginning of March, Read More…

The Winter Water Outlook

California is receiving its first substantial soaking after an unusually dry start to winter. We reported at the beginning of the current water year about the increasing Read More…

Peer Review for the California WaterFix

Winter storms have dumped copious amounts of precipitation over much of California in the last month, causing several reservoirs to operate under flood control conditions. Recent events, Read More…