Sustainable Conservation has worked in California for 30 years to craft collaborative, enduring solutions to our state’s unique and pressing environmental problems. The start of 2023 has been a challenging time for California. Our hearts go out to all of those devastated by the floods. As we plan for a climate-resilient future, I’m taking a […]
Californians are accustomed to wet winters and the stress flooding brings along with this important replenishment cycle. Rain and snowpack totals are significant, but what does this all mean for our water future? Is it enough?
Is the drought over? No, but it’s complicated – so get in touch! We walk you through our work to date on recharge, flood risk and water quantity.
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 […]
As we chart a path for our joint effort to expand our Merced River Watershed study to four additional watersheds in the San Joaquin Valley, we checked in with Water for the Future Program Director Aysha Massell to learn more about why the project is so critical for California’s water and people. Massell gave a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]