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An array of leaders–consisting of water agency officers, state and federal administrators, and political figures gathered at the California State Univesity, Fresno Satellite Student Union to address hundreds of farmers and residents on Saturday, August 3rd. The event, Delta Water Summit, showcased three panels that served to present the efforts for the newly proposed Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) and answer questions from the public about the current water concerns that residents in the San Joaquin Valley share.
The Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) is likely the most comprehensive approach that the state has taken in recent decades to re-imagine the current water conveyance system that is poorly serving the state; this current system was drafted to accommodate about half of the current state population and thus has proved inefficient at redistributing water from high abundance areas to high demand areas. The BDCP is a 50…
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