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Job Opportunity: Water Resource Control Engineer Position (deadline to apply 11/14/17)

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board)’s Division of Water Rights has an opening for one Water Resource Control Engineer position in the Public Trust Unit of the Bay-Delta Section. Public Trust Unit staff develop, evaluate, and implement flow, water quality and related requirements in the Bay-Delta and its tributaries, and related plans, policies, and regulations.

Final Filing Date: 11/14/17

Friday Oct 27: Let the Conversation Flow at the River Forum

Join us on Friday October 27 at 2pm in the CWS Conference Room for the first River Forum Discussion about Instream Flows: New Tools to Quantify Water Quality Conditions for Reutrning Adult Chinook Salmon with Ann Willis.

The discussion will focus on instream flows from a planning and management perspective, and what it takes to go from identifying a need for instream flows to actually putting "wet" water in the stream. 

RSVP and download the paper here. 


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.

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Featured Project

Delta Consumptive Water Use Comparative Study

Delta Consumptive Water Use Comparative Study

Josué Medellín-Azuara, Principal Investigator, Center for Watershed Sciences

Kyaw Tha Paw U, Yufang Jin,...

Featured Publication

Authors: S.E. Null; J.H. Viers
Journal Article 2013