fish http://kvpr.org en State and Federal Agencies Announce Salmon Restoration Plans http://kvpr.org/post/state-and-federal-agencies-announce-salmon-restoration-plans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Federal and state agencies Tuesday announced their plans for restoring endangered salmon and steelhead populations in California’s Central Valley.</span></p><p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plan will include re-introducing winter-run Chinook at cold water pools in Northern California and monitoring the water temperature to make sure it’s safe. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:32:02 +0000 Max Pringle - Capital Public Radio 36096 at http://kvpr.org State and Federal Agencies Announce Salmon Restoration Plans California Water Managers May Limit River Water Diversion For Crops http://kvpr.org/post/california-water-managers-may-limit-river-water-diversion-crops <p>Some California farmers may not be allowed to divert river water to irrigate their crops this summer. The restriction is part of new rules being considered this week by state water managers.</p><p>Some members of the Water Resources Control board say suspending water rights is an unavoidable temporary emergency measure caused by the drought.</p><p>Felicia Marcus Chairs the Board, and says any limits on water rights should be clearly explained, and narrow in scope.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 01:22:49 +0000 Max Pringle - Capital Public Radio 33064 at http://kvpr.org California Water Managers May Limit River Water Diversion For Crops Drought Operation Plan For Two Water Projects Released http://kvpr.org/post/drought-operation-plan-two-water-projects-released <div><p>California and federal agencies released a plan Wednesday about how they’ll operate the state and federal water projects during the drought. As Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, the plan does not change water allocations.</p></div><p>The operations plan provides a guideline of how the two water systems will deal with the drought from now until November.&nbsp; It looks at two different scenarios. One assumes much drier conditions than the other. Maria Rea with the National Marine Fisheries Service says under both scenarios winter-run Chinook salmon are at risk.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:24:37 +0000 Amy Quinton - Capital Public Radio 31004 at http://kvpr.org Drought Operation Plan For Two Water Projects Released San Joaquin River Restoration Brings Spawning Salmon Back to Fresno http://kvpr.org/post/san-joaquin-river-restoration-brings-spawning-salmon-back-fresno <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">California is on course for what could be its driest year on record.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Those were the sobering words from scientists with the National Weather Service in <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/science/article/California-on-course-for-driest-year-on-record-4971192.php">Sunday's San Francisco Chronicle.</a> And after two dry years, the relative lack of rain and snow is putting a great strain on the state's precious water resources.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:33:55 +0000 Joe Moore 24392 at http://kvpr.org San Joaquin River Restoration Brings Spawning Salmon Back to Fresno