Editor's Pick Water Supply Stories 1993-2013

Walk back through time with this selection of early stories.

  • Tunnel Vision (Bay water supply tunnel dug for SFPUC) October 2011
  • Delta Fix (Bay-Delta Conservation Plan), December 2008
  • Delta Vision, February 2008
  • To Pipe or Not to Pipe (Peripheral canal, water conflicts), August 2007
  • Delta Showdown (what level fish kills at pumps acceptable?), June 2007
  • Frankendelta (conveyance, decal, pipes, levee breaches), February 2006
  • Scramble at the Water Supply Table (ruling on less Colorado River Water, Imperial District, MWD), February 2003
  • Gangbusters on Efficiency (finetuning agricultural water use, CALFED, Glen Colusa), October 2000
  • X2 Fries Fish (challenges implementing X2 water quality standard to protect fish), October 2004
  • The Game’s Up (CALFED environmental water account), June 1999
  • The Vague Promise of Water Markets (water transfers, Chevron, Catellus, NRDC), June 1998
  • Offstream Gathers Steam (move to store water far from sources), April 1998

Estuary News launched in November 1992, and for the first few decades focused on key policy and environmental issues for San Francisco Bay and Delta. For many years it published bimonthly as an eight-page newsletter before it evolved into a magazine and added a digital platform in 2014. This archive includes almost 50 PDFs from that historic period (a few issues are irretrievable while others appear with odd formatting but the text is correct).

See the full Pre-2014 Archive

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