Tag Archives: Groundwater

A Watershed Moment with DWR’s Kamyar Guivetchi and Ajay Goyal

Our partnership with the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is the bedrock for expanding our climate-modeling scenarios and tools to four additional watersheds in the San Joaquin Valley (SJV.) We sat down with Kamyar Guivetchi, Manager of the Division of Planning, and Ajay Goyal, Manager of the Statewide Infrastructure Investigations Branch, to talk about…

A Look Back on Water in a Warming World

A resounding THANK YOU to everyone who joined us this fall for our Water in a Warming World event series! We’re so grateful to all of our amazing panelists, staff members, and guests who contributed to our rich dives into various aspects of California’s water system, climate readiness, and water quality. Many thanks also to…

Water in a Warming World: Fortifying California’s Water Resilience

Missed the latest webinar in our Water in a Warming World series? We’ve got you covered with highlights and a full recording of the event. Sustainable Conservation’s Director of Resource Stewardship Dr. Daniel Mountjoy moderated a fantastic panel of experts who discussed how groundwater recharge and multi-benefit projects can help California fortify our water resilience. Our…

Securing California’s Water Future: A Decade of Aquifer Recharge

In 2021, we’re celebrating 10 years of Sustainable Conservation guiding groundwater recharge in the field and at the state level. Groundwater is critical to the health of our communities, farms, and wildlife habitat. This subterranean resource also makes up a whopping 2/3 of our water supply in drought years. Capturing water when it is available…

Water in a Warming World: Protecting Drinking Water While Replenishing Aquifers

Missed the latest webinar in our Water in a Warming World series? We’ve got you covered with highlights and a full recording of the event. Sustainable Conservation’s Water Program Director Aysha Massell moderated a fantastic panel of experts who discussed how San Joaquin Valley communities are impacted by drinking water issues, the negative and positive potentials of groundwater…

Water in a Warming World: Bonus Q&A

We kicked off our fall webinar series last month with a great conversation between CEO Ashley Boren and E. Joaquin Esquivel of the California State Water Resources Control Board. You all had so many amazing questions that we couldn’t fit into our time with Joaquin, so we pooled our staff’s brainpower for some answers. Read…

Introducing Mikayla Tran

We’re excited to introduce a new Grizzly Corps member to our team this month: Mikayla Tran! Mikayla Tran (she/her) is excited to be serving with Sustainable Conservation in Modesto, California during the 2021-2022 GrizzlyCorps term. As a fellow, she will assess opportunities for SGMA and CV-SALTS to drive better outcomes in water and sustainable agriculture.…