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California’s water: The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

April 1, 2015

The Delta is the deteriorating, fragile hub of California’s water supply system. Critical decisions about its future are pending.

This publication is part of a briefing kit that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas:

Climate change and water
Managing droughts
Paying for water
Preparing for floods
The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Storing water
Water for cities
Water for the environment
Water for farms

Publication Year 2015
Title California’s water: The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Authors Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, James E. Cloern, William Fleenor, Brian Gray, Wim Kimmerer, Peter Moyle
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Other Report
Index ID 70145802
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Research Program - Western Branch