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NCWA’s Latest Water Year Update and Dry Year Impacts

NCWA’s Latest Water Year Update and Dry Year Impacts

The Northern California Water Association has released the latest water year update and
outlook for the Sacramento River Basin.

The update includes current surface water supplies in all Northern California reservoirs, the
latest allocations for North-of-Delta contractors including wildlife refuges, a link to weekly
updates to the State Water Board’s current curtailments, and live monitoring of groundwater
conditions.

The update also provides an overall look at dry year impacts in the Sac Valley, including the
economic and wildlife toll extremely low water supplies for agriculture will take on our region.

Click here to view the full report.

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USDA Undersecretary Bonnie gets Firsthand Look at Drought Impacts Across Sac Valley’s Rice Country

USDA Undersecretary Bonnie gets Firsthand Look at Drought Impacts Across Sac Valley’s Rice Country

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Undersecretary Robert Bonnie, along with California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross, Jeff Yasui with USDA/RMA and Carlos Suarez with the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) spent the day on a tour of the Sacramento Valley co-hosted by the CRC and NCWA. They heard from biologists and conservationists on environmental impacts due to drought as well as met with local businesses that are key in California’s rice production process.

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