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Can We Capture More Water in the Delta?

By Sarah Bardeen

Jan 17, 2023 ... ... and upstream surface reservoirs are filling. ... That is likely to help with managing the Delta as much as any new storage effort.

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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... ... water system interconnections, storage, and new supplies. ... Historic reductions in surface water deliveries have had major impacts in ...

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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... California has a lot of surface storage, but it tends to fill quickly during large storms. Reservoir managers then have to let water go to ...


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... ... new surface and underground storage, new reuse and recycling ... of surface water and groundwater supplies needed for irrigation.


Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Annabelle Rosser, Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

... integrated short-duration battery storage, increasing the project ... water users will do in response (for example, by trading surface water supplies).


Storing Water for the Environment

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

The paradox of surface storage also extends to wetlands management. The construction of dams supported the conversion of floodplain wetlands to other land ...

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The Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Greg Gartrell

... (or “depletions”) include net water diversions, water consumed by natural vegetation, channel evaporation, and net increases in groundwater storage.