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Can We Capture More Water in the Delta?

By Sarah Bardeen

Jan 17, 2023 ... All three years had periods when the San Joaquin River was flooding, ... to reduce flood risk in downstream communities like Manteca.

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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. ... at-risk communities, and made earlier moves to reduce allocations ...

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Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 16, 2022 ... Comprehensive wet-year strategies—which integrate water supply, environmental management, and flood-risk reduction objectives—are just as ...

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Storing Water for the Environment

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

The roughly 40 million acre-feet (maf) of available storage(3) in more than 1,500 reservoirs allows California to generate hydropower, reduce flood risk, ...

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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 ...