Tag: sacramento delta
The geologic history of the greater Bay Area helps explain the unique geometry of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
USGS geologists are finding that Gold Rush-induced sediment levels in the San Francisco bay might be diminishing.
The biggest river restoration project in California's history, however, is now underway for the San Joaquin River.
Talk about a wild ride. Every year, millions of fish make a strange and harrowing detour through the Skinner Fish Facility, part of the State Water Project's facilities in the Delta. In my last post, I wrote about my visit to the Banks Pumping Plant, whose giant pumps slurp water from the Delta to help […]