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Food and Sustainability

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

July 31, 2018 | Nadine Sebai

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.

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Kite Boarding Scene Takes Off On Delta's Sherman Island

September 1, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

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


Sacramento Sizzles Without The Delta Breeze

June 23, 2017 | Julia Mitric

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


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

February 28, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

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.

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Experiment To Boost Smelt's Food Supply Shows Promising Results

August 31, 2016 | Steve Milne

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


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

July 26, 2016 | Amy Quinton

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


Groups Sue California's Largest Water Wholesaler Over Land Purchase

April 14, 2016 | Amy Quinton

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.


Spraying For Water Hyacinth In The Delta Starts Thursday

March 8, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

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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