Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Delta, in 3-D

Jay Lund, UC Davis Professor of Engineering   Time and tide wait for no man, and change in the Delta won’t wait for a computer model either. Continued land subsidence and sea level rise, increasing likelihood of a major earthquake, … Continue reading

Posted in California Water, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Water—Who uses how much?

Whereas agriculture used to consume 80 percent of the state’s water supply, today 46 percent of  captured and stored water goes to environmental purposes, such as rebuilding wetlands. Meanwhile 43 percent goes to farming and 11 percent to municipal uses. … Continue reading

Posted in California Water | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments