Funding a Future for Water in the San Joaquin Valley

For all of California’s problems with surface and groundwater, the one not receiving the attention it arguably deserves is the problem of funding for new infrastructure, as well as the ongoing maintenance of existing infrastructure, much of which is now old and decaying. Nationwide, the American Water Works Association estimates that an investment of about…

Salmon Bioenergetics Workshop Group

Climate change and human alteration of river hydrology has greatly changed the thermal landscape for juvenile salmonids in Pacific rivers.  Fresno State Faculty lead, organized and conducted a workshop of relevant experts to revise and update thermal tolerances of inland salmonids to better manage for future resource conditions. The group comprised experts on juvenile salmon…

Water Exchange Market Symposium

The California Water Institute is holding a symposium discussing Water Exchange Markets. This free public event is open to community members, higher education professionals involved in water sustainability, owners and operators of public water systems, and Fresno State students, staff, administrators, and faculty. Attending the symposium will provide you with a working knowledge of Water…

Arsenic Symposium

For the first time, the California Water Institute is holding a symposium discussing Arsenic and its effects on our drinking water. This free public event is open to community members, higher education professionals involved in water sustainability, owners and operators of public water systems, and Fresno State students, staff, administrators, and faculty. Attending the symposium…

Sorghum as an Alternative Crop?

The Central Valley of California is vulnerable to water supply fluctuations and is in need of rotational crops such as sorghum, that are adapted to its unique conditions. Sorghum is a crop that is well known for its ability to adapt to poor quality soils and water in hot, arid environments with limited or irregular rainfall.…