Film Friday: Fish Counting and Flow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuN-j2RnEew Today's Film Friday is a time-lapse from the field, showing our fisheries technicians troubleshooting the lack of flow during the recent drought. They addressed this challenge Read More…

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…

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…

Flashback Friday: Ghost Train

Here's a spooky Flashback Friday to get you ready for Halloween weekend. Look at those low water levels from 2015—now that's truly frightening!  One side effect of Read More…

A Drought-Quenching Deluge

Many areas in California are still recovering from the previous weeks of torrential rainfall, caused by an atmospheric river. As large amounts of precipitation have swept across Read More…

A Drought that Defies the Odds

You have probably seen the recent headlines, “California Enters 6th Year of Drought.” The 2016 water year ended on September 30, marking the end of our fifth Read More…