BLOG ROUND-UP: Bloggers weigh in on Delta tunnels and science; Flawed California water economics; outdated water rights; drought emergency ends; late fall-run Chinook status; in other words water; and more …
BLOG ROUND-UP: Bloggers weigh in on Delta tunnels and science; Flawed California water economics; outdated water rights; drought emergency ends; late fall-run Chinook status; in other words water; and more ….
Independent science review panel finds problems with Delta tunnels biological opinion: Restore the Delta writes, “An analysis by an Independent Review Panel has been made public by the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC).
During the question-and-answer session (VIDEO) at the end of the meeting, Feinstein tells the crowd… … ” Read more from Restore the Delta here: Feinstein on Delta tunnels at town hall meeting Scientific integrity in DWR’s engineering: sea level rise: “The WaterFix tunnel design assumes 18 inches of sea level rise by Late Long Term (2065.)
… ” Read more from the California Water Research blog here: Scientific integrity in DWR’s engineering: sea level rise Yet another flawed study on California water economics: Doug Obegi writes, “David Sunding prepared yet another flawed analysis of the economics of California water earlier this week.
… ” Read more from the California Water Blog here: GRA’s Contemporary Groundwater Issues Council weighs in on BMPs for groundwater sustainability plans Determining how many fish a long dammed river can sustain: “On a long dammed river in northwestern California, researchers are determining how many Chinook salmon and steelhead trout could live upstream of the dam if given the means to pass.
Historic estimates of salmon and trout populations are upwards of one million fish running the river and its tributaries annually as they migrated from the Pacific Ocean and back to spawn.
They migrate upstream to spawn below Shasta Reservoir in the Sacramento River in the late fall and early winter.
… ” Read more from Medium here: Cadiz needs scrutiny by the USGS Oakdale: Will the water district double down on dumb?
The storm hovered over California for a steady month with small breaks, a little rain, and then more storming into February.
… ” Read more from the … & the West blog here: In other words, water And lastly … “Pretend you are a river.