Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
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.
Contra Costa County Supervisors are concerned with the governor’s push to divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to Southern California, saying it would harm a fragile ecosystem.
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.
One California agency says an unexpected form of waste on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is polluting waters and creating hazardous conditions.
The boating season on the Delta could be more of a challenge than in years past because officials say water levels are higher, colder and perhaps more treacherous.
Boaters and swimmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are finally getting some help from the state in removing a non-native plant that is flourishing uncontrollably.
More than 25 million Californians get their water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the aging system is getting a lot of attention right now from an independent state agency.
Scientists dub it California’s “other Big One,” a series of storms capable of costing three times as much as a severe Southern California earthquake.
Members of Congress and fishermen grilled federal and state officials on Saturday about efforts to restore California’s once-abundant salmon runs.