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Water for the Seasons — new project funded for northern Nevada

August 12, 2014

Water for the Seasons


A new $3.8 million project to examine the region’s changing water supply will involve CNAP researcher Mike Dettinger and CNAP collaborating group the Desert Research Institute (DRI). The award has been granted to the University of Nevada, Reno and DRI in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey. Engaging stakeholders through extensive community outreach the program will identify expected impacts of climate change and find solutions for protecting water resources throughout northern Nevada. The focus of the project will be the Truckee-Carson River System because that provides the model for snow-fed arid land. Please click here to read the full press release.

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