The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta serves as one of California’s main water supply and delivery systems. It spans 738,000 acres, is dotted with islands, and surrounded by thousands of miles of levees.
The Delta provides water for 25 million Californians and 3 million acres of
productive agriculture. The Delta is also a habitat for some 700 native plant and animal species. Millions of people take advantage of its many recreational uses. On Debating the Delta, experts discuss the many challenges facing this critical resource, and offer informative, educational, and important viewpoints on the future of the Delta.