San Joaquin River
Regulators are ordering farmers with California’s oldest water rights to stop pumping from the San Joaquin River watershed for the first time in memory.
The body of 26-year-old Dylan Rath was spotted by a jet skier Saturday morning about a half-mile southeast of the bridge.
A federal appeals court on Thursday largely upheld a 2008 plan that called for restrictions on water deliveries from California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect a tiny, threatened fish.
A sportfish has become a target in the war over water rights in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. The debate over the striped bass is coming to light amid a controversial state proposal to build two twin tunnels under the Delta.
The decades-long war for water rights between the Delta and the Central Valley farms further south is coming to a head.
California water officials are proposing changes to a multibillion dollar plan involving two water diversion tunnels for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.