Water Issues


Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Begins May 1 Date: 4/28/2017 Number: 17-041 Contact: Ali Bay – (916) 440-7259 SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the annual quarantine of sport-harvested mussels gathered along the California coast. The quarantine begins May 1 and applies to all species of […]

Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Begins May 1 (5/5/2017)


  FERC requests more information on Klamath dam request http://www.siskiyoudaily.com/article/20170426/NEWS/170429682 https://ferconline.ferc.gov/quickcomment.aspx The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is currently considering an application to transfer the license for four dams on the Klamath River, and a recent letter from FERC to the dam owner’s general counsel gives a slight indication of where […]

FERC Requests Information on Klamath Dam 4/28/2017


Lewiston Dam Media Contact: Russell Grimes, 916-978-5100 For Release: April 14, 2017 WEAVERVILLE, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation announced today that releases from Lewiston Dam into the Trinity River will increase on Saturday, April 22, and will reach approximately 11,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) by Wednesday, April 26. […]

Bureau of Reclamation Announces 2017 Schedule for Release into Trinity ...



Pacific Fishery Management Council Vancouver, Washington – The Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted three public review alternatives for the 2017 salmon seasons off the West Coast of the United States. The Council will select a final alternative at their next meeting in Sacramento, California on April 6-11. Detailed information about […]

Pacific Fishery Management Council Chooses Options for 2017 Salmon Season ...


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/3/2017 Reports River Reports:  WINTER STORM WARNING from 3/3/2017 Friday to 3/6/2017 Monday 10:00 am River flow conditions and fishing were good for the Chetco, and Smith towards the beginning of the week. The upper Trinity River has also provided more opportunities for fishing . Most coastal rives […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/3/2017


CDFW-2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities Commercial and sport anglers have received unwelcome news on the predicted return of Chinook salmon this year to California waters. State and federal fishery scientists presented updates on the numbers of spawning Chinook and the expected abundance for the upcoming fishing season […]

CDFW-2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities 3/1/2017



It’s another court victory for Klamath Salmon but disease flushing flows are not assured by Felice Pace (Klam Blog) The Hoopa Valley Tribe, with a strong assist from a coalition led by the Yurok Tribe, won an important victory for Coho salmon and the Klamath River recently. If faithfully and properly […]

KlamBlog-It’s another court victory for Klamath Salmon but disease flushing ...


Provided by CDFW Northern Region Total in-river run and hatchery returns in 2016 were the lowest since comprehensive basin-wide estimates began in 1978. Escapement to natural spawning grounds was the second lowest on record. 2016 Klamath Basin Megatable

Klamath Hatchery Returns in 2016 Lowest Since Estimates began in ...


Feb. 12, 2017 _Oroville Dam: Crisis eases but more than 180,000 evacuated-Mercury News  The threat of imminent collapse of the Oroville Dam emergency spillway continued to ease Monday morning, hours after authorities ordered the evacuation of more than 180,000 downstream residents upon discovering damage to the structure. But there is […]

Oroville Dam Spillway Failure Evacuates 180,000 2/15/2017