Monthly Archives: January 2012

A tribute to Alex Hildebrand

One of the best minds of the Delta and its most devoted advocate has left us.  Alex Hildebrand passed away Monday at the venerable age of 98. Alex cared deeply for the land and the water of the South Delta, … Continue reading

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Some curious things about water management

Jay R. Lund, The Ray B. Krone Chair of Environmental Engineering, University of California – Davis Water management is often very different from what we think intuitively, or what we have been taught. Here are some examples. 1. Most water … Continue reading

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Whither the Delta economy?

Josue Medellín-Azuara, Richard Howitt, Jay Lund – University of California, Davis Ellen Hanak – Public Policy Institute of California, San Francisco Today, PPIC and UC Davis released a new report on the economy of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  “Transitions for … Continue reading

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