A 1983 Bulletin by the Department of Water Resources (Bulletin 160-83)  documents that Oroville reservoir was designed to provide long-term carryover storage and reliable water deliveries in case of a repeat of the 1928-1934 drought. The Department of Water Resources proposed in the same Bulletin 160-83 to change State Water Project operations to take … Continue reading The State Water Project was originally designed for a six year drought
On the Sean Hannity show this week, Donald Trump told the audience, California is gonna have to ration water. You wanna know why? Because they send millions of gallons of water out to sea, out to the Pacific ... because they want to take care of certain little tiny fish, that aren't doing very well … Continue reading Critical protections for endangered fish had little water cost, analysis shows
The 1.18 million acre-feet of water dedicated to environment in the CALFED Record of Decision has basically vanished. Its disappearance is one of the reasons that pelagic fish populations in the Delta have collapsed.