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Can We Capture More Water in the Delta?

By Sarah Bardeen

Jan 17, 2023 ... The export pumps in the Delta are currently pumping at about half of ... the Delta: roughly 84,000 acre-feet less will be exported over 14 ...

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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... ... it is to capture and store water during times of great abundance. ... space to spare, thanks in large part to a century of overpumping.

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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... California's water system uses energy to pump, convey, treat, and heat ... pumping during drought lowers water levels and raises energy use.


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 16, 2022 ... Water withdrawals during multiyear droughts are depleting the state's ... designed to bring overpumping to an end by the early 2040s.


Storing Water for the Environment

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

In 2021, the early loss of control over water temperatures and warm-water ... collected from nearby farms, groundwater pumping, and water exchanges.