SACRAMENTO-SAN JOAQUIN DELTA
New storage and conveyance will
delivered from the State Water Project originates at
Joaquin Delta before traveling southward via the California Aqueduct. This flow has been restricted following a
judge’s 2007 ruling that operation of the Delta pumps endangers a
2-inch fish on the threatened list of the Endangered Species Act. According to the following graph, a portion
of the water that flows through the Delta and to the
shortages in dry years.
State-sponsored study is nearing completion that will result in a
recommendation to Gov. Schwarzenegger regarding, among other items, how best to
continue the conveyance of water through the Delta.
Learn more about the San Joaquin-Sacramento Delta