Upper Feather River Weather Monitoring Infrastructure

This project will establish a weather station in each of the main valley areas in the upper Feather River. These stations will provide real-time; internet accessible data on temperature; precipitation; humidity; soil moisture; wind speed; and solar radiation. This information will be available to residents of the region including ranchers; water managers and municipalities.
Sponsoring Agency
Feather River Resource Conservation District (FRRCD)
Primary Contact
Nils Lunder
Contact Email
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DAC Benefit
DWR Resource Management Strategies
Agricultural land stewardship, Agricultural Water Use Efficiency, Conjunctive management, Drinking water treatment and distribution, Economic incentives, Flood management, Forest management, Land use planning and management, Matching water quality to water use, Municipal recycled water, Outreach and engagement, Sediment management, Surface storage - regional/local, System reoperation, Urban storm water runoff management, Urban water use efficiency, Water-dependent recreation
Project Objectives
Address economic challenges of agricultural producers, Address economic challenges of municipal service providers to serve customers, Address water resources and wastewater needs of DACs and Native Americans, Build communication and collaboration among water resources stakeholders, Continue to actively engage in FERC relicensing within the Region, Coordinate management of recharge areas and protect groundwater, Effectively address climate change adaptation and/or mitigation in water resources management, Encourage municipal service providers to participate in regional water management actions, Enhance public awareness and understanding of water management issues and needs, Improve coordination of land use and water resources planning, Improve efficiency and reliability of water supply and infrastructure, Maximize agricultural, environmental, and municipal water use efficiency, Protect, restore, and enhance the quality of surface and groundwater resources, Reduce potential for catastrophic wildland fires in the region, Work with DWR to develop strategies and actions for the operation of SWP facilities
Project Status
Potential Benefits
Assist the region in adapting to effects of climate change, Drought Preparedness, Environmental Justice, Generation or reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (e.g. green technology)
Project Owner

To the owner of Upper Feather River Weather Monitoring Infrastructure

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  • ALS-8 1 file Added 27 Aug 2016 UFR weather monitoring infrastructure