Delta Dilemmas: Reconciling Water-Supply Reliability and Environmental Goals

Howitt, Richard

from ARE Update Vol. 10, No. 4, March/April, 2007

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Abstract

The Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta is at risk from natural forces, and with it a substantial proportion of the San Joaquin and Southern California water supply. Economic and institutional results from a new inter-disciplinary study show that a radical change in policy may be required.

Keywords

San Joaquin, delta, water supply, levee, species, policy, alternatives

Citation

Howitt, Richard. "Delta Dilemmas: Reconciling Water-Supply Reliability and Environmental Goals." ARE Update 10(4)(2007):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2007/10/4/delta-dilemmas-reconcilin/