Envisioning Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
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California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is widely perceived to be in crisis today: its levee system is fragile, many of its native species are declining rapidly, and it lacks strong governing institutions to deal with its problems. In its current state, the Delta is unsustainable for almost all stakeholders. This report provides a comprehensive, scientifically up-to-date analysis and outlines several alternative management strategies for the Delta.
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February 2, 2007 (event video)
February 22, 2007 (event video)
Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Lawns and Water Demand in California
Managing California’s Water: From Conflict to Reconciliation
Stress Relief: Prescriptions for a Healthier Delta Ecosystem
Who Should Be Allowed to Sell Water in California? Third-Party Issues and the Water Market
Center for Watershed Sciences, UC Davis
John Muir Institute of the Environment, UC Davis