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Tag: delta smelt

May 7, 2012 | 4:38 pm

To the 78% of Californians Who Don’t Know What the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Is, An Explanation…

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Hey you, with that glass of water in one hand and garden hose in the other — ever hear of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta? Probably not. But don’t feel bad. In a statewide poll earlier this year, a whopping 78% of respondents said they “don’t know or haven’t heard about it” when it comes to […]

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Delta Pumping Has Unmeasured Cost for Endangered Fish, Environmentalists Say

March 26, 2012 | 3:50 pm

Delta Pumping Has Unmeasured Cost for Endangered Fish, Environmentalists Say

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Water battles in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have been fought over a basic question: as the state‚Äôs thirsty cities and farms demand more Delta water, is there enough left for endangered fish like the Delta smelt and chinook salmon? In a report released today from the Bay Institute, environmentalists argue that the damage being done […]

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