2020 Annual Report on the Salton Sea Management Program

California Natural Resources Agency | February 21st, 2020


Improving air quality and creating habitat at the Salton Sea are key priorities for Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Natural Resources Agency. The Sea’s continu

A Salton Sea Chronology (Prehistory-2015)

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) | January 14th, 2016


Averting disaster: Action now for the Salton Sea

Little Hoover Commission | September 1st, 2015


The Salton Sea is shrinking. Currently the state’s largest inland body of water, as it dries up, the Sea poses a substantial threat to public health and the environment

California Natural Resources Agency 2019 Annual Report on the Salton Sea Management Program

California Natural Resources Agency | March 1st, 2019


On November 7, 2017, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted an order accepting an agreement defining the state’s commitment to stabilize and manage the Salton

Formation of California's Salton Sea in 1905-07 was not "accidental"

The 2020 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings | April 26th, 2020


It is widely thought that the Salton Sea was created accidentally in 1905-07 because of engineering negligence in the diversion of Colorado River water for agricultural u

Haven or Hazard: The Ecology and Future of the Salton Sea

Pacific Institute | February 1st, 1999


California’s Salton Sea is a fertile oasis in the hostile desert of south-eastern California. It has been adopted by millions of birds migrating along the Pacific Flywa

Hazard: The Future of the Salton Sea With No Restoration Project

Pacific Institute | May 1st, 2006


The Salton Sea lies on the brink of catastrophic change. The amount of water flowing into the Sea in the next twenty years will decrease by more than 40%, causing

Hazard’s Toll: The Costs of Inaction at the Salton Sea

Pacific Institute | September 3rd, 2014


The declining Salton Sea will impose massive public health and environmental costs on local residents and Californians generally, as described in the Pacific Institute re

Identifying Major Hydrologic Change Drivers in a Highly Managed Transboundary Endorheic Basin: Integrating Hydro-ecological Models and Time-Series Data Mining Techniques

American Geophysical Union (AGU) | August 23rd, 2022


The fragile balance of endorheic lakes in highly managed semi-arid basins with transboundary water issues has been altered by the intertwined effects of global warming an

Integrated Water Management Plan Evaluation: A review of the Salton Sea Authority's preferred project concept for rehabilitating the Salton Sea

Bureau of Reclamation | March 11th, 2005


The USGS Salton Sea Science Office convened an experts workshop, from November 15-17 in Riverside, California, to evaluate a Salton Sea rehabilitation proposal known as t

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