Bay Delta News Item
By Peter Grenell
Special to the Mercury News
For West Coast harbors, salmon mean business. The obverse is also a true — a lack of salmon means a lack of business.
Saturday, April 17, 2010
It's a season in name only. On a handful of days this summer, commercial and casual anglers can chase salmon off the coast. But after two long years with no open-water season, this brief window is a welcome sign.
Fishery council votes for an abbreviated season for the Sacramento Delta chinook.
By Jill Leovy
April 16, 2010
Court of Appeal upholds water ruling against farmers
April 14, 2010 5:49am
• Could impact how irrigation water is used
• Dissolved oxygen study may move forward
by Dan Bacher
Western Farm Press
Apr 5, 2010 11:20 AM
With the Sierra snowpack’s water content above average, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has increased its State Water Project (SWP) allocation to 20 percent for this season.
Zeke Grader, Blogging in the San Francisco Chronicle
April 2, 2010
The Salmon Summit that was held on April 1st was a bittersweet event for me.
The New York Times
April 2, 2010
By COLIN SULLIVAN of Greenwire
Apr 2, 2010 11:10 AM
California state water experts have published the California Water Plan Update 2009. The five-volume report is the newest, most comprehensive reference document on California water conditions, challenges and water resource management.
Feds, state will move less water to users, including Westlands.
Posted at 06:05 PM on Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2010
By John Ellis / The Fresno Bee
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta pumps will be ratcheted back today after a federal judge in Fresno rejected a request to keep them operating temporarily at current levels.