Myths of California Water: Virtual Tour


More water will lead to healthy fish populations.


Fish need more than water to thrive.

Topics Map

Dead fish in the Klamath River
Upper Klamath Lake

Further Reading

  • Hanak, E., J. Lund, A. Dinar, B. Gray, R. Howitt, J. Mount, P. Moyle, Barton “Buzz” Thompson (2010), “Myths of California Water – Implications and Reality,” West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 2010.
  • National Resource Council. 2004. Endangered and Threatened Fished in the Klamath River Basin: Causes of Decline and Strategies for Recovery. Committee on Endangered and Threatened Fishes in the Klamath River Basin, National Research Council. The National Academy Press.
  • Null, S.E., M.L. Deas, J.R. Lund. 2009. Flow and water temperature simulation for habitat restoration in the Shasta River, California. River Research and Applications. DOI: 10.1002/rra.1288.
  • Vermeyen, T.B. 1997. Modifying Reservoir Release Temperatures Using Temperature Control Curtains. Proceedings of Theme D: Energy and Water: Sustainable Development, 27th IAHR Congress, San Francisco, CA, August 10-15, 1997. Available at Accessed 5/06.