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Does the Bay Delta Conservation Plan Yield a Reliable Water Supply?


Remarkably, DWR’s operational studies suggest that the BDCP’s water supply benefits are mostly in normal and wet years.  Supply reliability means the ability of a water resource to provide water in drought conditions.  The BDCP mantra about water supply reliability has stood the concept on its head.  The missing link: storage.  Without it, the BDCP project looks like a new junior priority water resource for California water users.  Continue reading