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Can We Capture More Water in the Delta?

By Sarah Bardeen

Jan 17, 2023 ... It's always been this way when it rains hard. Upstream reservoirs are capturing every drop they can right now. Only Folsom is releasing a ...

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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... The combination of high rainfall rates and winds causes urban and river flooding, as well as landslides and debris flows (especially in ...


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... Over the past two years, low rainfall, warming, an increasingly thirsty atmosphere, and losses in snowpack have broken two of our most ...


Storing Water for the Environment

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

This occurs most commonly in wetter years or when early rains come in the fall. If high inflows occur during winter—when flooding is most likely to ...

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Our Experts Weigh In on the Drought

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

Jul 19, 2022 ... Decent rains fell into some reservoirs, but Shasta barely got anything. Shasta is so critical for managing cold water for salmon that it's ...