San Joaquin River

The San Joaquin Basin hydrologic region is one of California’s largest agricultural regions, producing corn, alfalfa, almonds, pistachios, processing tomatoes, grapes, and other agricultural commodities. While the urban population in this region continues to grow, there are numerous disadvantaged communities, not only small rural communities but also four of the most populous cities in the region.

"Should the Peripheral Canal be Built?"

Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California | July 1st, 1975


"Water, Water, Everywhere"

Scientific American | April 1st, 1942


FROM sky-scraping Shasta Dam on the north to Bakersfield on the south, beneficiary of water to be carried by canals stretching like tentacles up and down California'

“Good Luck Fixing the Problem”: Small Low-Income Community Participation in Collaborative Groundwater Governance and Implications for Drinking Water Source Protection

Society and Natural Resources, Routledge | June 10th, 2020


There is increasing interest in the potential of source water protection to address chronic challenges with small systems and rural drinking water provision. Such a plann

2-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) | July 16th, 2009


The 2-Gates Project proposes an alternative management strategy to achieve protection of the delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus). The Central Valley Project (CVP) and

2015 Urban Water Management Plan

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) | June 1st, 2016


Metropolitan’s 2015 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) has been prepared in compliance with Water Code Section 10608.36 of SB X7-7, which was enacted in 2009, a

2017 Flood System Status Report

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | August 10th, 2017


This report is intended to assist flood management planners and engineers in characterizing facilities within the State Plan of Flood Control (SPFC) and to inform the 201

2017/2018 Salmonid and Green Sturgeon Incidental Take and Monitoring Report

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | October 19th, 2018


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