California water officials said on Wednesday that a $14 billion twin-tunnel plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta would restore the ecosystem and reduce mortality of threatened fish, although during dry years the delta smelt would be killed at the same rate as today.
Authorities say a man and a woman died after the SUV they were traveling in flipped into an irrigation ditch near far eastern Contra Costa County.
Several Bay Area water agencies plan to raise rates if a massive Delta water diversion project, proposed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown, actually gets built.
California and federal officials have announced plans for a massive twin tunnel system to carry water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to Southern California farmland and cities.
A group of fishermen could be in trouble after a video posted on YouTube shows a protected green sturgeon being yanked from the dark waters of the Delta.
With the Fourth of July approaching, marine patrol officers in Contra Costa are warning boaters to be extra careful on the Delta.
A Bay Area family is mourning the deaths of two cousins who drowned when their boat capsized in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta west of Stockton.
The failing health of many aquatic ecosystems in California has pushed some fish species to the brink of extinction, according to a new report from a team of experts.
The body of a San Francisco man who went missing during a solo fishing trip on Jan. 22 has been found about a half-mile away from where he was presumed to have drowned.
Some 163,000 Chinook salmon returned to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta last year, an increase after nearly three years of decline, state officials said Friday.