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Storing Water for the Environment

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

California's freshwater ecosystems—its lakes, rivers, floodplains, meadows, ... manage supply during seasonal dry periods and frequent, multi-year droughts.

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Why Is the Delta Starving?

By Sarah Bardeen

Aug 9, 2021 ... ... marshes were inundated during high-flow years and high-flow seasons. ... have other targets for non-tidal marsh and floodplain habitat.


California’s Future

By Ellen Hanak, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Caroline Danielson ...

In addition, California endured a terrible wildfire season, widespread protests pushed the state and the nation to address racial inequities, and historic ...

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Making End-of-Life Decisions on Aging Dams

By Lori Pottinger

Nov 9, 2020 ... Can we deliver critical features of the seasonal flow regime to ... settlement—it had massive lakes and floodplain wetland complexes.

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Climate Change and California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Swain, Paul Ullrich

Expanding the use of natural floodplains to capture and manage flood flows in ... Climate change will affect temperatures, snowpack, and seasonal and yearly ...

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California’s Water Grid

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

... shrinking snowpack, shorter and more intense wet seasons, more frequent ... Increasing the use of natural infrastructure such as restored floodplains ...