Category Archives: Water Supply

California Drought Moves Through the Central Valley

“The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has allocated100 percent water deliveries to Central Valley water districts for the first time in a decade, as the 80-degree weather this weekend causes risk of rapid snowmelt flooding.” click here

More Evidence that the California Drought is Continuing

“California’s Northern Sierras have set an all-time record of 89.7 inches of precipitation for the 2016-7 year, as new storms are about to push the record higher.” click here

California Snow is Melting: Save Our Precious Water!

“Oroville Dam’s spillway was forced to reopen at maximum flow as over 50,000 cubic feet per second of water careened into the lake and weather scientists warned of an impending 7 to 10-day heatwave that could cause flooding from an accelerated snowmelt.” click here

California Floods, Drought Linked to Atmospheric Waves

“This wave pattern is a global dynamic system that sometimes makes droughts or floods in California more likely to occur,” said NCAR scientist Haiyan Teng, lead author of the California paper. “As we learn more, this may eventually open a new window to long-term predictability.” click here

California Still Has a Permanent Drought (But it’s Not Water)

The drought in California is not water (see below). But there is a severe drought of common sense in the California state legislature Democrats who seem to be determined to run the state into the ground.

 

California Drought is Getting Worse

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From: DrRoySpencer.com

“With a winter of phenomenal heavy rains and snow (over 400 inches so far at some Sierra Nevada locations), Lake Oroville 65 miles north of Sacramento is literally entering uncharted territory in its 50 year history.”

California has a Mammoth Snow Fall – 20 feet in one month

“A set of atmospheric rivers that brought heavy rains and floods to California also dumped a record amount of snow on Mammoth Mountain in January — 20½ feet, the most in the resort town’s history, local tourist officials announced.” click here