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In this section you will find California Water Science Center news and events. If you are with a media outlet and are requesting information please contact:  Sally House, Science Communications, at (916) 698-0270.

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USGS Scientists Gather Data to Better Understand Nutrient Loads Entering the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

California Water Science Center scientists Dina Saleh and Joseph Domagalski discuss water-quality data collected in the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta.

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Research by California Water Science Center Scientists Focuses on Hydrodynamics in the Upper Sacramento River Deep Water Ship Channel

In the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, phytoplankton populations that make up the bottom of the aquatic food web have been declining in recent decades...

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USGS Scientists Study Habitat Features in the San Francisco Estuary to Better Inform Conservation Efforts for Aquatic Species

The Pacific coast of the lower 48 US states (Washington, Oregon, and California) has over 400 estuaries of various types. The largest of these is the...

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Public notice for the upgrade and expansion of the water monitoring network in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provided the public an opportunity  to review and comment on an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the construction...

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USGS Scientists Compare Analytical Methods for the Analysis of Imidacloprid in Biological Matrices

In a recent research project, California Water Science Center scientists compared analytical techniques for the analysis of imidacloprid in biological...

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Increased Pumping in California’s Central Valley During Drought Worsens Groundwater Quality

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Intensive pumping of aquifers during drought can speed up deterioration of groundwater quality, according to a new study by the U...

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Opportunity for public comment on proposal for the upgrade and expansion of the water monitoring network in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is providing the opportunity for the public to review and comment on an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the...

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Data from Nevada Tufa Mounds Could be Used to Better Understand Biosignatures on Earth and Beyond

California Water Science Center scientist, the late Dr. Michael R. Rosen, and others have authored an article characterizing biosignatures in porous...

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CAWSC Biogeochemistry Group Expands its Monitoring of Water Quality in the Delta

The USGS California Water Science Center’s Biogeochemistry Group continues to address surface water quality issues and food web dynamics throughout...

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USGS Participates in 2021 Orange County Youth Environmental Summit

From April 19th through the 23rd, 2021, the USGS California Water Science Center (CAWSC) participated in the first virtual Orange County Youth...

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Bay-Delta Science Conference Goes Virtual

From April 6-9, 2021, more than 1,000 scientists, managers, and policymakers gathered virtually for the 11th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference. ...

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