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The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Litigation: A Brief Summary

Engage Volume 11, Issue 3, December 2010
By Brandon M. Middleton
December 23, 2010

California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta serves as a dynamic ecosystem as well as a critical supply of water for millions of people in the Golden State. While these two purposes do not necessarily conflict with each other, recent periods of limited precipitation in Northern California have made it difficult to adequately provide for both environmental and socioeconomic needs.