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Northern California Water Tour – A Virtual Journey
October 14, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm$179
Join the Water Education Foundation as we guide you on a virtual exploration of the Sacramento River and its tributaries and learn about the issues associated with a key source for the state’s water supply.
All together, the river and its tributaries supply 35 percent of California’s water and feed into two major projects: the State Water Project and the federal Central Valley Project.
This three-hour virtual tour hosted by Nick Gray and Jenn Bowles will include:
- An overview presentation of the Sacramento Valley
- An hour-long video tour of key stops in the Sacramento Valley
- Live Q&A with the speakers in chat rooms where participants can dive deeper into the topics
- State Water Project and Central Valley Project operations, including Shasta Dam
- Oroville Dam and its repaired spillway
- Flood management
- Sustainable Groundwater Management Act
- Voluntary Agreements
- Restoration of endangered Chinook salmon
- Farming in the Sacramento Valley
- Managed wetlands and wildlife refuges
- Proposed Sites Reservoir Project
Learn more about this event here.