Posts with the category ‘Dams’


California Budget Includes Critical Protections for California’s Rivers & Fish

Englebright Dam on the Yuba River. Photo: South Yuba River Citizens League/Yuba River Waterkeeper

Despite economic uncertainty and a historic statewide deficit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Newsom has signed a 2020-21 state budget at the end of June that includes a critical… Read More…


California Must Act to Safeguard Water Quality for Federally-Managed Dams

Englebright Dam on the Yuba River. Photo: South Yuba River Citizens League/Yuba River Waterkeeper

Photo: Englebright Dam on the Yuba River. South Yuba River Citizens League/Yuba River Waterkeeper California’s Legislature is returning on Monday, May 4th after an unprecedented decision to suspend its activities… Read More…


Yuba Riverkeeper Response to Oroville Dam Spillway Crisis

The South Yuba River Citizens League, parent organization of the Yuba Riverkeeper, released the following statement on February 13, 2017 regarding the threat posed by the Oroville Dam Spillway. Yuba Riverkeeper… Read More…


Celebrating Yuba Riverkeeper at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival

One might be surprised to learn that one of the country’s largest environmental film festivals is based in a town of less than 3,000 people. But, in fact, the Wild… Read More…


Dam Watchdogs Needed

Yuba River Waterkeeper – the newest member of the California Coastkeeper Alliance – has launched a critical campaign to protect the Yuba and Bear Rivers from a proposed 110,000 acre-foot reservoir with… Read More…


Clean Water Accomplishments

California Coastkeeper Alliance was founded in 1999 with the belief that a healthy ocean and coast and clean water is vital to California’s economy, public health and way of life…. Read More…


From Sierra to Sea: Bringing the Mountain Perspective to Coastkeeper Alliance

In my first few weeks as a Policy Analyst with California Coastkeeper Alliance, I have been amazed by the range and scale of problems facing the state. Getting up to… Read More…


Russian River Headwaters to Ocean Paddle

This summer, a diverse group of stakeholders from Sonoma and Mendocino counties launched their boats to kick-off a year-long effort to create a new vision to improve the health of the Russian… Read More…


Ventura Coastkeeper Lawsuit Filed to Restore Santa Clara River Steelhead Trout Runs, Native Birds

Conservation groups today filed a lawsuit in federal court against United Water Conservation District over its operation of a dam that blocks runs of endangered steelhead on the Santa Clara… Read More…


Freeing the Klamath

Wild and free by 2020! In April 2016, after more than ten years of advocacy, litigation, and negotiation, Klamath Riverkeeper celebrated the adoption of an agreement to un-dam the Klamath… Read More…


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