Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Troubled waters

Report: Delta challenges impact West — and the world

Challenges Facing the Sacrament-San Joaquin Delta: Complex, Chaotic, or Simply Cantankerous? CALIFORNIA NATURAL RESOURCES AGENCY

California Natural Resources Agency

Association of California Water Agencies

Problems in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are "unimaginably complex" and impact the Western states and the world, according to a new report by a panel of independent scientists. The report urges the more than 230 agencies, institutions, and stakeholders in the Delta to become better coordinated in making management decisions in regard to the troubled estuary.

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Valley nonprofits stretched thin by epic drought

Fresno Bee

A new report reveals hidden community-level impacts of the drought and highlights nonprofits, which struggle to keep up with demand and need more funding to increase drought-related programs. Only 11 percent of respondents said their organizations are well-prepared to meet the needs of their clients.

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UC Merced to deliver new perspectives on water

Merced Sun-Star

There's no shortage of scientific research on water, and UC Merced has a number of faculty members doing important work to address the state's crisis. Starting this month, the Center for the Humanities at UC Merced is aiming to prove it has much to add to our understanding of water and all the issues that come with it.

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