Watch: Managing Salinity in the California Delta in a Changing Climate

April 22, 2022 | , ,   | Contact: Brie Lindsey

The Emergency Drought Salinity Barrier in the California Delta
The Emergency Drought Salinity Barrier is in place to help deter the tidal push of saltwater from the San Francisco Bay into the central Delta | Photo: Calif. Dept. of Water Resources

 

Toward a Disaster Resilient California:

Managing Salinity in the California Delta
in a Changing Climate

 

The Delta supplies freshwater to two thirds of all Californians, a $50 billion agricultural industry, and critical habitat for many protected species. Increasing drought and sea level rise is making it more challenging for water managers to meet the freshwater needs of all who rely on the Delta.

The expert panel discusses issues related to managing salinity in the California delta and the impacts of climate change.

Watch this CCST Expert Briefing to learn more. Held in partnership with the Delta Stewardship Council and the Office of Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry. Held May 16, 2022.

Moderator:

Karen Kayfetz
Delta Stewardship Council  |  Adaptive Management Program Manager

Expert Panelists:

Jay Lund, PhD
UC Davis  |  Center for Watershed Sciences

Brett Milligan, PhD
UC Davis  |  Department of Human Ecology

Nigel Quinn, PhD
Berkeley Lab
 |  Hydroecological Engineering Advanced Decision Support

 

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