Bay Delta Plan calls for 40% of unimpaired flow on the Tuolumne and other rivers

After decades of degradation due to inadequate freshwater inflows, the State is poised to provide relief to the San Francisco Bay-Delta. The State Water Resources Control Board has proposed revisions to the Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan aimed at updating minimum flows in rivers that feed the Bay-Delta estuary. Phase 1 of the Plan aims to restore the lower San Joaquin River and its three major tributaries in order to protect fish and wildlife and control salt in the southern Delta.

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