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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... For instance, at Folsom Reservoir, which is vital to flood protection in Sacramento, managers keep 60% of the reservoir empty to control ...

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Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... And mammoth floods could eventually devastate our currently parched state. ... objective like water supply, hydropower, and flood control.

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Beavers: The Unlikely Climate Hero

By Sarah Bardeen

Oct 24, 2022 ... Traditional river and stream management has focused just on the channel, ... impacts from floods, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife.

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Storing Water for the Environment

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

Large, multi-purpose Central Valley reservoirs dominate water supply, flood control, hydropower, and ecosystem management in the Bay–Delta and the greater ...

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Policy Brief: Storing Water for the Environment

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

In California's variable climate, dams are essential for water supply, hydropower generation, and flood management—and their role will grow as the climate ...