The numbers are in for the spring 2014 steelhead and salmon season, and unfortunately the catch was the lowest in the six-year history of the RCD's monitoring program. The Napa River rotary screw trap was operated for 53 days between March and May, during which time only 31 steelhead smolts were captured.
Why Storm Water Management Matters during the Drought - What and how we can prepare for the upcoming rainy season during the drought. You can counteract the negative impacts of stormwater runoff by promoting water infiltration.
Thinking about losing your lawn? This video provides a quick introduction to the many benefits of getting rid of your lawn and how to do it. This video also describes how lawns and lawn maintenance degrade storm water quality.
2013 was the driest year in recorded history for many areas of California, and current conditions suggest no change in sight for 2014. Small changes in daily habits can make a big difference in water consumption and water bills. In Napa County, there are lots of incentives and rebate programs to encourage conservation. Use the WICC water conservation page to learn more.