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Hydrologist/Operations Analyst Position - Hetch Hetchy Water and Power

"Hetch Hetchy Water and Power (HHWP) is recruiting applicants for a 5148 Water Operations Analyst – which has a working title of Hydrologist. We anticipate to fill two positions from this posting. HHWP operates 3 reservoirs in the Sierra’s along with 3 powerhouses. HHWP operates as part of the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System (HHRWS) – supplying about 85% of the HHRWS’ water to ~2.7 million customers in the Bay Area.


SPEAK - Working with Your Press Officer Workshop with Kat Kerlin (Postponed to 9/29)

Join us this Friday, September 29nd at 1pm for the first SPEAK Workshop "Working with your Press Officer" presented by Kat Kerlin.

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Congrats to Dr. Josue Medellin-Azuara! The 2017 Steyer-Taylor Fellow at PPIC

Congraluations Dr. Josué Medellín-Azuara on becoming the 2017 Steyer-Taylor Fellow. This is the second year of a three-year fellowship―supported with funding from the TomKat Foundation, established by Tom Steyer and Kat Taylor―to explore solutions to some of California’s toughest groundwater policy challenges.

State of the Salmonids: Status of California's Emblematic Fishes 2017 - Scientific Report Released

The University of California, Davis Center for Watershed Sciences and California Trout have officially released the State of the Salmonids scientific report.  State of the Salmonids: Status of California’s Emblematic Fishes 2017, dives deeply into the status and trends facing all salmonids in California.  The scientific report accompanies SOS II: Fish in Hot Water, a summary of the scientific report, which was released earlier t

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Featured Project

UC Drought Summit

The Center for Watershed Sciences organized faculty from across UC campuses and other California universities to present a daylong Drought Science, Policy and Management Summit on April 25, 2014 in the state Capitol. 

Featured Publication

Authors: J.R. Lund; B. Lord; W.E. Fleenor; A.D. Willis
Report 2014