New Study Advances the Science of Measuring Crop Water Use in California’s Delta – Application of this Research Will Improve Water Management

From– A new study organized by state agencies points toward significant improvement in understanding and managing agricultural water use in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The study compared seven crop consumptive use measurement techniques, including in-field instrumentation, regional weather stations, crop standard evapotranspiration data, computer analysis of satellite and aerial images as well as variations and combinations in how the techniques are applied. (more)

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Greg Harvey has been selected as the Board’s Plan Implementation and Compliance Branch Chief, effective July 1, 2019. Greg has over 18 years of experience in the engineering field and has been with the Board since 2017. Since that time, Greg has played an active role in the coordination with key agencies for the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update, managed multiple flood system improvement projects, and acted as PIC Branch Supervisor for nine months. Congratulations, Greg!