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Can We Capture More Water in the Delta?

By Sarah Bardeen

Jan 17, 2023 ... If San Luis Reservoir fills to its 2 million acre-foot capacity, and we again have no place to put additional water, the ultimate water supply ...

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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... Reservoir managers then have to let water go to keep space in the ... In short, we have limited capacity in our reservoirs—and not many more ...

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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... Water is also required for hydropower generation, thermoelectric power plants, and oil and gas extraction. Improving water use efficiency can ...


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... California's farmers have shown an extraordinary capacity for ... assets for the environment—such as water budgets, reservoir storage space, ...


Storing Water for the Environment

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

Large reservoirs are essential for managing water in California's highly ... of stored environmental water and reservoir capacity relative to other uses, ...