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Video: Making the Most of a Wet Year

By Sarah Bardeen

May 1, 2023 ... ... freaked out about storage,” he said, referring to the low reservoirs and meager snowpack, which supplies about 30% of the state's water.


Making the Most of a Wet Year

California just saw one of the driest and warmest three-year periods on record end in an epic wet season. As we head into spring, when snow melts and demand ...


Priorities for California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Sarah Bardeen, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Nov 16, 2022 ... The snowpack—that once-reliable annual source of water—is diminishing as temperatures rise. Water withdrawals during multiyear droughts are ...


Storing Water for the Environment

By Sarah Null, Jeffrey Mount, Brian Gray, Kristen Dybala ...

Climate warming will reduce the amount of water stored in snowpack—an important source of cold water for many native species. Additional changes include a ...