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In an 800-page report, federal officials issued a dire prediction for California’s salmon -- they’re just about out of water. The only solution: cut water usage in the Central Valley.
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Farmers south of California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta can expect to receive about 10 percent of their federally allocated water this spring, so says the U.S. Department of the Interior. That's up from zero, after heavy rain- and snow-fall in the Sierra's had the Bureau of Reclamation reassess earlier predictions Tuesday.
https://i1.wp.com/www.circleofblue.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/pyramid.jpg?fit=290%2C200&ssl=1 200 290 Sarah Haughn https://www.circleofblue.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Circle-of-Blue-Water-Speaks-600x139.png Sarah Haughn2009-03-20 16:35:572015-12-14 12:26:12California Drought: Snowpack Inspires Consumers, Worries Water Experts
One week after Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state-wide drought emergency for California, rangers reported Sierra snowpack levels at 80 percent of normal. While the measurements of this major source of water might seem cause for relief, experts hesitate.