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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... Flooding, power outages, and downed trees are now dominating the news. It's a remarkable shift from the past few years, which saw the driest ...

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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... photo - Flooded street in Sacramento from American River ... combination of high rainfall rates and winds causes urban and river flooding, ...


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. ... Thousands of acres of reconnected floodplains are thriving as ...

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Beavers: The Unlikely Climate Hero

By Sarah Bardeen

Oct 24, 2022 ... ... them from their floodplains, which are the kidneys of the system. ... impacts from floods, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife.


Storing Water for the Environment

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

California's freshwater ecosystems—its lakes, rivers, floodplains, meadows, ... Central Valley reservoirs dominate water supply, flood control, hydropower, ...