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Re: Early Signs of the Upcoming El Nino

Postby rlown » Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:23 pm

acidic water? not sure of the chemistry involved in forest fire run-off.



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Re: Early Signs of the Upcoming El Nino

Postby ERIC » Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:24 pm

rlown wrote:Shasta is important as it feeds the delta and the fish


So does the San Joaquin and other river systems to the south. We need water in all reservoirs.
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Re: Early Signs of the Upcoming El Nino

Postby rlown » Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:25 pm

ERIC wrote:
rlown wrote:Shasta is important as it feeds the delta and the fish


So does the San Joaquin and other river systems to the south. We need water in all reservoirs.


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Re: Early Signs of the Upcoming El Nino

Postby ERIC » Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:26 pm

rlown wrote:acidic water? not sure of the chemistry involved in forest fire run-off.


From a fisheries standpoint the bigger issue (I think) is dissolved oxygen. The organic debris eats it up. But there will also be lots of sediment flow issues, too.
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