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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.

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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.

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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.

Environment

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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Drought Test California's Water Rights System

September 28, 2015 | Katie Orr

California has a 100-year-old system for managing who gets to take water from rivers and streams. That system got tested this summer.

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