Flow of water to California cities, farmers cut to protect fish

12-17-2008

Water flow to California cities, San Joaquin farmers further reduced to protect endangered delta smelt, avert ecological collapse of water crossroads. Contamination, invasive species, power plant operations, climate all damaging Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, says water director. Agriculture interests want new reservoirs, homeowners urged to conserve.

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Tags: California State Water Project, Central Valley Project, chinook salmon, Colorado River, delta smelt, Doug Obegi, groundwater management, Laura King Moon, Lester Snow, Natural Resources Defense Council, Oliver Wanger, Sacramento River, Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, Sierra, State Water Contractors, storm water, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, water conservation, water recycling




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