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Keely Brooks (SNWA, She/Her)
42:17
Wow! Cool
Keely Brooks (SNWA, She/Her)
45:47
And for the CR Climate and Hydrology work group- as a reminder, we have funded a project with Ethan Gutman and Ryan Currier to look at ICAR/En-Gard projections for the Colorado River!
Keely Brooks (SNWA, She/Her)
47:16
Do's and Don'ts: https://ncar.github.io/dos_and_donts/
Keely Brooks (SNWA, She/Her)
01:01:57
State of the science report:
Keely Brooks (SNWA, She/Her)
01:01:58
https://wwa.colorado.edu/resources/colorado-river-resources/CRBreport
Keely Brooks (SNWA, She/Her)
01:06:35
I.e. New isn't necessarily better for the Colorado River!
Alyssa Hall (Cadmus)
01:32:45
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/1752-1688.13021
Rebecca Smith
01:36:32
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1752-1688.12985
Rebecca Smith
01:36:40
more info about reclamation's move to dmdu
Keely Brooks (SNWA, She/Her)
01:37:27
Also- We will be making recordings and presentations available on the WUCA website soon!
Alyssa Hall (Cadmus)
01:39:23
http://coloradoriverscience.org/Main_Page
Rich Juricich (CR Board of California)
01:44:06
Given that the CMIP3/CMIP5 show wetter conditions than Stress Test or Millenium Hydrologies, what is the benefit of using them for planning purposes?
Nolie Templeton, CAP
01:46:28
I liked Jim's comment re: using, or not using, Median values to represent CMIP hydrology's, any thoughts as to how to communicate CMIP results away from statistics? We get stuck showing them with the other hydrology's, but it's a communication barrier in trying to explain that the median of the natural flow record is not really the same as the median of the CMIP3 (or that the 10-90% envelopes are also communicating different information).
Keely Brooks (SNWA, She/Her)
01:47:09
Great question Rich, This is what I was getting at with my question to Jim when he showed all the 2 GCM hydrologies next to the others. I was very interested in hearing that the GCMs hydrologies are rosier than the " new normal" hydrology.
Nolie Templeton, CAP
01:47:45
And 2nd, has Reclamation culled to different emission scenarios? I believe Joel touched on it yesterday, that RCP 8.5 seems to be less realistic, so has CMIP3 or CMIP5 been evaluated without using those RCPs? In general, culled down to I think 148 projections still feels like a lot to me
Seth Shanahan
01:56:32
Please continue to put the poll links in the chat
Keely Brooks (SNWA, She/Her)
02:06:31
Low Lake level pump station allows us to pump water when lake Mead is below 1,000 ft. Down to 895 feet.
Amanda Smith
02:15:13
Which methods did you use to estimate the reduced water demand that you could achieve with these interventions?
Amanda Smith
02:23:39
Thank you Zane!
Alyssa Hall (Cadmus)
02:29:42
If you'd like to see the pin view, please select "speaker view" in the top right corner of your zoom screen.
Alyssa Hall (Cadmus)
02:58:37
Please submit any questions you have for the panel in the chat! We have a few minutes or additional questions if you have them.
Joel Smith
02:59:58
We're in the midst of a mega-drought which the science is showing is being made worse by climate change. What happens if we get a wet period for a few years? Let's say the years 2025-2030 is dominated by El Nino conditions that should result in higher levels of precipitation in the southwest (with the amount of precip juiced by higher temperatures). Knowing that we do not expect conditions to stay wet, i.e., droughts will return, how would you manage public expectations and keep the eye on the likelihood of longer term drying?
Amanda Smith
03:02:36
In what ways do your organizations collaborate with local land use planners and the development community on understanding how the built environment impacts water demand and making code/zoning changes accordingly? (Im a land use planner in Tucson, we are starting climate-adapted code updates in the near future)
Helen Sobien
03:08:00
For Brandon- is California planning on desalination plants and how does that fit in the various models?
Alyssa Hall (Cadmus)
03:14:11
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZSPPZFL
Nolie Templeton, CAP
03:17:11
Thank you so much Rebecca!
Julie Vano, AGCI, she/her
03:17:17
Thanks Rebecca!
Nolie Templeton, CAP
03:17:38
Thank you all!
Amanda Smith
03:17:44
Great morning, thank you!
D K
03:17:52
Thanks!
Alyssa Hall (Cadmus)
03:20:02
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1iH2Z4boGfnnEU9JfK8MP_qlkoS7J2yWp