NEWSOM ADMINISTRATION’S WATER RESILIENCE PORTFOLIO
The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta remains concerned, however, that the portfolio fails to address the growing impacts of water scarcity on rural farming communities throughout the Central Valley of California.
Stakeholders Make Progress on Important Water Management Efforts
The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta is excited and encouraged by this commitment from such a diverse group of participants.
Reclamation Moves Towards Long Overdue Project Operations Update
The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta (Coalition) is pleased that the Bureau of Reclamation has taken a long overdue step to update the operational criteria of the Central Valley Project (CVP) and the State Water Project (SWP).
Jason Peltier to Lead New Chapter in Coalition’s Efforts
Today the Coalition for a Sustainable Delta (CSD) announced the appointment of Jason Peltier as its new Executive Director, bringing enhanced leadership and tremendous experience as the Coalition expands its role in addressing and acting upon California water management, ecosystem improvement and the myriad of Bay-Delta issues.
California Farmers Are Leaders in Water Efficiency
A recent editorial by the Mercury News & East Bay Times Editorial Boards suggested that Central Valley farmers employ wasteful irrigation practices and should be subject to the same water rules that the State Water Resources Control Board is currently contemplating for urban users.
Statement by the Coalition for a Sustainable Delta regarding release of WaterFix Biological Opinions
The recent completion of the Biological Opinions for California WaterFix represents an important milestone in the historic effort to protect the Delta ecosystem and ensure water supply reliability for all Californians.
Statement by the Coalition for a Sustainable Delta regarding Water Flow Analysis
The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta has released an analysis revealing the ineffectiveness of increased flow regulations by state and federal regulators.
Statement by the Coalition for a Sustainable Delta regarding Southern California Water Committee Economic Study
Today, the Southern California Water Committee released a new report exposing the consequences of decades of water cuts caused by environmental regulations. Not surprisingly, California’s San Joaquin Valley and Southern California regions are taking the hardest hit, to the tune of an average of 1.3 million acre-feet of water each year.
Statement by the Coalition for a Sustainable Delta regarding recent federal water actions
We applaud the Obama Administration’s long overdue proposed actions to address the effects of drought and water supply cutbacks on California residents, farms and business community.
Statement Regarding Predation Issues & Petition Withdrawal
A broad statewide coalition of business, farming, and water users withdrew their petition to the California Fish and Game Commission to address predation of endangered salmon and smelt by non-native predator species by increasing bag limits and decreasing size limits on striped bass and black bass in the Delta.
California Legislature Calls on Fish & Game Commission to Address Predation
The California legislature sent a bipartisan letter urging the California Fish & Game Commission to address predation. The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta applauds their efforts.
Coalition Urges US Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to Consider the Science of Recently Proposed Outflow Modification
The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta (Coalition) wrote to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to express concern regarding recent proposed actions to require additional outflow in an attempt to benefit delta smelt this summer.
Business and Water Coalition Petitions Fish and Game Commission to Address Predation
A broad statewide coalition of business, farming, and water users petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission today, asking the Commission to address predation of endangered salmon and smelt by non-native predator species.
A Million Acre Feet of Water Lost to Ocean Amidst Drought – Huge Loss for California Taxpayers
This week water loss totals for 2016 due to environmental requirements reached a staggering 1 million acre feet, enough water for more than 9 million Californians.
State Water Board to Take Up Controversial Water Temperature Control Plan
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) is scheduled to consider a new proposal tomorrow in an effort to keep water temperatures at a suitable level for endangered fish species, including salmon. The plan calls for setting aside an additional 200,000 acre-feet of water in Shasta Lake, to be held at least until October 2016.
Stormwater Pollution Suit Settled
The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta has settled its lawsuit with the City of Stockton and San Joaquin County over toxic stormwater discharges into Delta waterways.