KBMP Vision

The Klamath Basin Monitoring Program facilitates the coordination and implementation of water quality monitoring in support of the stewardship, protection, and restoration of all beneficial uses within the Klamath River watershed, with the ultimate goal of restoring water quality. Learn More

Blue-Green Algae Map

BGA Tracker-
No sections of the Klamath River are posted.

Real-Time Data

Link to Real-Time WQ Map

The table above contains provisional data provided by the USGS via the waterservices site. All data are provisional and may be recalculated before final approval. This table may take several seconds to load.

* = value 2+ hours old
**=4 or more hours

Link to Real-Time WQ Map

Fish Health

Green fish
Readiness Level

Klamath River and Tributaries- Green

Learn more about fish health

KBMP NEWS

California is Pumping Water that Fell to Earth 20,000 Years Ago
March 24, 2015- With shallow groundwater already depleted, some water used today entered the aquifer 20,000 years ago.

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Klamath River Fish Health Workshop in Yreka March 24th
March 23, 2015- Workshop to learn about recent scientific studies of fish health in the Klamath Basin. 

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Impacts of Surface Water Diversions for Marijuana Cultivation on Aquatic Habitat
March 23, 2015- A study of four Northwestern CA watersheds reveals impacts of water diversions at a watershed scale.

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Klamath County Declares "Extreme" Drought
March 23, 2015- Fourth year of drought declaration triggered by snow-water equivalent of just 6% of normal.

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Funding Available for Conservation Practices Above Upper Klamath Lake
March 13, 2015- $1.1 Million dollars available to assist landowners implement conservation practices. Applications due April 17th.

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California Has About One Year of Water Left. Will You Ration Now?
March 13, 2015- Epic drought conditions and rapidly depleting groundwater levels leave California running out of water.

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Scientists Explain How Climate Change Helps Fuel California Drought
March 3, 2015- Study identifies role of higher temperatures role in intensifying droughts, paints a worsening picture.

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Water Conservation Series to Begin in Mount Shasta
March 3, 2015- Part one of the Water Talks Water Conservation series to address drought on March 10th.

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The West Without Water: What Can Past Droughts Tell Us About Tomorrow?
February 19, 2015- A deep historical account of California's water patterns can help us plan for the future.

                     

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