bay delta

bay delta

[′bā ‚del·tə]
(geology)
A usually triangular alluvial deposit formed at the point where the mouth of a stream enters the head of a drowned valley.
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The proposed ballot measure is an effort to halt the California Water Fix (formerly known as the Bay Delta Conservation Plan).
Padre Dam imports 100 percent of its drinking water supply from hundreds of miles away, from the Sacramento Bay Delta and the Colorado River.
California's worsening drought is raising the stakes for the $15 billion controversial Bay Delta Conservation Plan endorsed by Governor Jerry Brown to build two 30-mile water tunnels under an ecologically sensitive river delta east of San Francisco Bay.
The DWP will build a connection between the Los Angeles Aqueduct, which carries water south from the Owens Valley, and the California Aqueduct, which moves water from the Sacramento Bay Delta south through the Central Valley.
Over the last 15 years, I've been working primarily on the San Francisco Bay delta restoration.
Lake Temescal in Oakland, the San Francisco Bay Delta, and some reservoirs in southern California.
of the Interior and our other agencies have released the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.
It's a two-year, $650,000 effort funded by the California Bay Delta Authority, which wants to lessen Southern California's dependence on Northern California water.
This current drought is just a portent of things to come and it underscores the importance of swift action on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.
The delta smelt, a finger-long fish native to the San Francisco Bay Delta and listed as a threatened species, has experienced several years of diminishing population and may be moved to the endangered list after a 90-day consideration by the U.

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