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Prunuske Chatham Report

A report that blasts holes in the idea of reducing water flows into the Russian River, the so-called "low Flow" proposal, can be downloaded here.

The Ailing Russian

Time to think about the health of Sonoma County's largest source of so-called "surface" water.

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Sun Sets On Mark West Creek

There's not much water left in Mark West Creek. The steelhead trout that use this creek to spawn may disappear altogether as a result.

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posted August 14, 2003

Judge breaks water contracts

A Federal judge in New Mexico rules that existing water contracts between a water agency and cities can and must be broken to save the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow. All other western water agencies go into shock and awe.

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posted June 26

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Groundwater links

Russian River Flow Goes Low?

A plan to dramatically reduce levels in the Russian River makes no sense to anyone who lives near the River. Now it looks like the River evels are going down even earlier than planned. You can check current levels on this USGS real-time monitoring site:

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posted August 7, 2004

Anadromous Fishes: The Great Leap Forward

So much water has been removed from the ground and rivers in Sonoma County that our fish are dying.

Now that Eel River diversions will be dramatically reduced, the situation will get worse.

So what does "anadromous" mean, anyway?

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posted August 13, 2003


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