Latest Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta Stories
Additional Regulatory Restrictions Cut Water Supply for People, Businesses & Farms SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional restrictions on the state's water projects in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) were announced today, further reducing the amount of water available to people, businesses and farms throughout California.
Agency Actions Harmful to Listed Species BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta (Coalition) and the Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) have formally sued a number of federal agencies for their failure to comply with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in relation to their activities in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Federal agencies, including U.S.
Biologists say they're using sound, bright lights and bubbles to keep baby salmon from being sucked into pumps on California's San Joaquin River. The pumps divert water from the southern Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta for use on farmland and for drinking water for 25 million Californians, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday. The $1 million project is the latest attempt to save baby salmon en route to the sea and also could aid threatened delta smelt, said Jerry Johns, deputy...
California officials have asked the federal government to review rules that reduced water exports from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to protect a fish. In a letter to the U.S.
Government Actions Exacerbating Water Crisis BAKERSFIELD, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta and the Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) today joined other water users in California by filing suit against federal agencies challenging regulatory restrictions placed on the state's water operations.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Public water agencies throughout Northern, Central and Southern California now face major supply cutbacks in the latest federal regulatory blow to their ability to deliver water to customers.
New Regulations Violate California Endangered Species Act, Threaten Water Supply SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec.
California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists today began a comprehensive three-month study of salmon migration through the Delta.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are set to begin the largest-ever environmental experiment to track juvenile salmon in the Delta.
By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 3--Southern California's biggest water agencies are putting down roots in the Yolo Bypass.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.