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Dam Carquinez

Dec 05, 2017

Protect Delta water with a dam across Carquinez Strait, says Mark Altgelt:  He writes, “California’s primary source of water is at risk because the sea level is gradually rising and will begin to contaminate the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta estuary with ocean water.  The Sea level is predicted to rise 3 to 7 feet by 2100, depending on how fast Antarctic and Greenland ice melts. A 3-foot rise in sea level would inundate the Delta estuary west of Route 5. A larger catastrophe is also looming because any one of several known potential glacier collapses would significantly exceed current sea level rise predictions. … ”  Read more from the Vallejo Times-Herald here:  Protect Delta water with a dam