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Food and Sustainability

Proposal To Increase Delta Water Flows Causes Contention Between Farmers, Fisheries

July 31, 2018 |

The California State Water Resources Control Board says the proposal will prevent an ecological crisis, including the total collapse of fisheries. Farmers contend it will impact how much food they can grow.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Kite Boarding Scene Takes Off On Delta's Sherman Island

September 1, 2017 |

Some call Sherman Island 'Kite Paradise" because of its warm, reliable winds.

Environment

Sacramento Sizzles Without The Delta Breeze

June 23, 2017 |

Multiple records were again broken Thursday as temperatures in the region soared well above 100 degrees as they have for the past week. Where's the Delta Breeze?

Cyndy Green

Environment

Most Of San Joaquin County’s Delta Rivers & Waterways Closed To Recreational Boating

February 28, 2017 |

Most of San Joaquin County’s Delta rivers and waterways are now closed to recreational boating. High waters and fragile levees make the order necessary.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Experiment To Boost Smelt's Food Supply Shows Promising Results

August 31, 2016 |

A new strategy to improve conditions for Northern California's endangered Delta smelt appears to be working. That's the word from state and federal wildlife officials today. Scientists are trying to boost the smelt's food supply.

Department of Water Resources

Environment

Hearings Begin On California Governor Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnel Project

July 26, 2016 |

California water regulators heard arguments for and against Governor Jerry Brown’s controversial plan to build twin tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Environment

Groups Sue California's Largest Water Wholesaler Over Land Purchase

April 14, 2016 |

Two counties and several environmental groups in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are suing California’s largest water wholesaler over its purchase of Delta land.

Environment

Spraying For Water Hyacinth In The Delta Starts Thursday

March 8, 2016 |

More boats, manpower and other resources will be used this year on the invasive weed.

State Regulators Consider Delta Tunnels Plan

January 28, 2016 |

A plan to build two 35-mile long water tunnels is now in the hands of state regulators. The tunnels would carry water from northern California to central and southern California.

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