Forecasting water deliveries complicated by unknowns

Forecasting water deliveries complicated by unknowns

Forecasting California water deliveries is complicated by two factors: Regulatory uncertainty when it comes to protection of the environment and hydrologic uncertainty as to just how much snow and rain will fall.

One of the driest calendar years in California history dampened the mood at this year’s drought preparedness workshop at Fresno State University, where participants talked of what could be record low allocations of water through the Central Valley Water Project.

Speakers this year were more outspoken than they were at last year’s preparedness workshop, perhaps because that one came during a wet December, compared to this year’s event, which was held in the middle of

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