A comparison of the taxonomic and trait structure of macroinvertebrate communities between the riffles and pools of montane headwater streams

Hydrobiologica, Springer International Publishing | May 30th, 2018


Macroinvertebrate community taxonomic and trait structure showed consistent differences between riffles and pools across 12 headwater streams in the Sierra Nevada (Cali

A Guide to Ordinary High Water Mark (OHWM) Delineation for Non-Perennial Streams in the Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast Region of the United States

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) | August 14th, 2014


Federal regulations define the ordinary high water mark (OHWM) as “that line on the shore established by the fluctuations of water and indicated by physical cha

A New Approach to Accounting for Environmental Water Insights from the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | November 9th, 2017


How water is apportioned to California’s cities, farms, and the environment can lead to conflict and competition in times of drought. Allocation of water to the environ

A practical guide to environmental flows for policy and planning (with 9 case studies)

The Nature Conservancy | May 18th, 2012


Environmental flows are gaining broad recognition across the United States, and the underlying science is sufficiently developed to support regional planning and policy a

A Practitioner’s Guide to Instream Flow Transactions in California

SWIFT Working Group, American Rivers, Nature Conservancy, Trout Unlimited, Scott River Water Trust, River Right, Alford Environmental | March 1st, 2016


The purpose of this guide is to help water right holders –and those assisting them – understand their options for keeping water instream in California. Th

Adapting to Change: Utility Systems and Declining Flows

California Urban Water Agencies (CUWA) | November 1st, 2017


During the recent historic drought, Californians responded to the call for emergency statewide water use reductions, which the state has recognized as a highly su

An overview of multi-dimensional models of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

San Francisco Estuary & Watershed Science (UC Davis) | December 1st, 2016


Over the past fifteen years, the development and application of models in San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta has transformed our ability to analyze an

Bay Delta Plan Phase 2 Workshop Summary Report

California State Water Resources Control Board | January 1st, 2013


The California State Water Resources Control Board (Board) is tasked with updating the 2006 Water Quality Control Plan for the Bay-Delta Estuary (Bay-Delta Plan). The Boa

Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan (Bay Delta Plan)

California State Water Resources Control Board | December 13th, 2006


"Bay Delta Plan" is short for the State Water Resources Control Board's (State Water Board) San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary Water Quality Control P

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