esm223_14_Reading_CALFED_Overview

esm223_14_Reading_CALFED_Overview - 8/12/2003 Very Wet...

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8/12/2003 Basic Water Basic Water Dilemma: Dilemma: Rainfall Distribution Rainfall Distribution Very Wet Very Dry
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8/12/2003 California&s Water California&s Water Development Development Los Angeles Aqueduct (1913) Hetch Hetchy (1934) and Mokelumne (1929) Aqueducts Colorado River Aqueduct (1941) Central Valley Project (1950s) and other Federal Developments State Water Project (1960s) State Federal Local
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8/12/2003 CALFED Program Area CALFED Program Area Sacramento River Sacramento San Joaquin River Stockton Suisun Marsh Bay-Delta Sacramento Valley Region Delta Region Bay Region San Joaquin Valley Region Southern California Region
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8/12/2003 Importance of the Bay Importance of the Bay - - Delta Delta System System Drinking Water for 22 Million Californians Drinking Water for 22 Million Californians 80% of the State±s Commercial 80% of the State±s Commercial Salmon Fisheries Salmon Fisheries $27 Billion Agricultural Industry $27 Billion Agricultural Industry California±s Trillion Dollar Economy California±s Trillion Dollar Economy
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8/12/2003 Defining the Bay Defining the Bay - - Delta Conflict Delta Conflict California&s Bay-Delta is an ecosystem in decline from decades of competing demands. ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION WATER SUPPLY RELIABILITY WATER QUALITY LEVEE SYSTEM INTEGRITY Water supplies are increasingly unreliable. Water quality continues to degrade, making it difficult and expensive to meet drinking water standards. Delta levee failures threaten agricultural, urban and environmental uses.
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8/12/2003 Headlines Headlines
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8/12/2003 8/12/2003 Program Structure Program Structure BDPAC Subcommittees Authority Director/staff Lead Scientist/ Executive Science Board State Team Club Fed -Delta Levees and Habitat -Drinking Water -Ecosystem Restoration -Environmental Justice -Steering Committee -Watershed -Watershed Supply -Water Use Efficiency -Working Landscapes California Bay- Delta Authority Agency Coordination Team (All Bay-Delta Program Agencies) Storage & Conveyance DWR, USBR Water Quality SWRCB, DHS, USEPA Ecosystem Restoration DFG, USFWS, NMFS Levees DWR, DFG, USCOE Water Use Efficiency, Water Transfers DWR, SWRCB, USBR Watersheds Resources/ DOC, DWR, SWRCB, DFG, NRCS, USEPA, USFWS Environmental Water Account DWR, DFG, USFWS, USBR, NMFS Science BDA Implementing Agencies
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8/12/2003 Resource Management Goals Resource Management Goals LEVEE SYSTEM INTEGRITY WATER QUALITY ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION WATER SUPPLY RELIABILITY Four resource management goals are implemented Four resource management goals are implemented through 11 major program elements. through 11 major program elements. PROGRAM ELEMENTS & Levee System Integrity
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8/12/2003 ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION AND WATERSHEDS Accomplishments & Established first-ever "single blueprint" for
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