Independent, objective, nonpartisan research

Results for "flood management"

Filters Sort by:
About 260 Results (0.19 seconds).
blog post

Can We Capture More Water in the Delta?

By Sarah Bardeen

Jan 17, 2023 ... ... of managing water supply in the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta in ... a lot of water to prevent a disastrous flood in Sacramento; in the ...

blog post

Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... Flooding, power outages, and downed trees are now dominating the news. ... Water managers found ways to innovate and adapt.

blog post

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 floods ...


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... How can we manage this volatility? ... rather than a principal management objective like water supply, hydropower, and flood control.

blog post

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.