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The Myth of Water Wasted to the Sea

By Lori Pottinger

May 17, 2017 ... Rivers also carry sand beyond the bay to the ocean, which is essential to keep California's beaches intact. Without river sediment our ...

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California Streams Going to Pot from Marijuana Boom

By Caitrin Chappelle, Lori Pottinger

Jul 23, 2015 ... This surge is having a decidedly unhealthy effect on some of California's rivers and streams. The situation is heating up as many of the ...

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California Depends on Rivers—in the Air

By Lori Pottinger

Dec 8, 2015 ... PPIC: What are atmospheric rivers? Mike Dettinger: They are long pathways that transport water across the atmosphere. Typically they're at least ...

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Water Use in California

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

Some of the water used by each of these sectors returns to rivers and groundwater basins where it can be used again. Environmental water provides multiple ...

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Commentary: A New Approach to Protecting Rivers

By Brian Gray, Leon Szeptycki, Barton “Buzz” Thompson

This commentary was published in the Sacramento Bee on November 20, 2017. California's native freshwater fish—salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and ...