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Bay Delta Conservation Plan Statewide Economic Impact Report (Draft)

August 2013

The Brattle Group updated their draft study examining the economic impacts and job creation benefits of the BDCP.

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Employment Impacts for Bay Delta Conservation Plan

February 22, 2013

The Brattle Group has updated their study on how many jobs would be created during the construction of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.


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Employment Impacts for Bay Delta Water Conveyance Tunnel

September 2011

The Brattle Group looks at how many jobs would be created during the construction of a new Delta tunnel.

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Merk Berkman, David Sunding & Michelle Tran
The Brattle Group

Delta Smelt Life-Cycle Study

July 2011

“A state–space multistage life cycle model to evaluate population impacts in the presence of density dependence: illustrated with application to delta smelt”.

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Mark N. Maunder & Richard B. Deriso
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Managing California’s Water: From Conflict to Reconciliation

February 2011

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Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Ariel Dinar, Brian Gray, Richard Howitt, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
Public Policy Institute of California

New Research Links Decline of Endangered California Delta Smelt to Nutrient Pollution

May 2010

“Long-term changes in nutrient loading and stoichiometry and their relationships with changes in the food web and dominant pelagic fish species in the San Francisco Estuary, California”

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Dr. Patricia Glibert
Reviews in Fisheries Science

California Water Myths

December 2009

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Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Ariel Dinar, Brian Gray, Richard Howitt, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
Public Policy Institute of California

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Casitas Municipal Water District

Formed in October of 1852, the Casitas Municipal Water District supplies water to 60-70,000 people in Western Ventura County and to hundreds of farms. The District boundaries encompass the city of Ojai, Upper Ojai, the Ventura River Valley area, the city of Ventura to Mills Road, and the Rincon and beach area to the ocean and Santa Barbara...

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Featured Issue

Delta Disrupted

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The heart of California’s water system and the largest estuary on the West Coast—the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta—is highly vulnerable. Environmental concerns are mounting. Water supplies are at risk. The U.S. Geological Survey has warned of a 63 percent probability that a 6.7 magnitude or larger earthquake will hit in the next 30 years....

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