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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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Desert Water Agency

Desert Water Agency is the water utility for the Palm Springs area including outlying county areas, Desert Hot Springs, part of Cathedral City and Palm Springs. Formed in 1961, the District is responsible for providing safe, reliable water to its 325 square mile service area.

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Bay Delta Conservation Plan

The Bay Delta Conservation Plan is the path towards a secure water supply for California and a healthy Delta ecosystem. This comprehensive effort is an innovative, science-based solution to California’s water supply challenges and the Delta’s environmental struggles. Just as our predecessors advanced crucial infrastructure projects to...

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