The BDCP is

a comprehensive conservation strategy aimed at protecting dozens of species of fish and wildlife, while permitting the reliable operation of California's two biggest water delivery projects.
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  • Securing California Water Supplies
  • Restoring the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Ecosystem
  • Addressing Climate Change
  • Planning for the Future
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Bay Delta Conservation Plan: diverting water, balancing needs

Not many places on Earth move more water farther than California, and the emotions that Californians connect to our big water projects — indifference, pride, regret, worry — bear on the current debate over how to protect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as an ecosystem and water source. But emotion will not lead to the best long-term public policy decisions for California. Read more.


BDCP Shorts: Dangers to Water Supplies