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Fall X2

Oct 08, 2019

Twists and Turns of 2019 Fall X2:  Tom Cannon writes, “The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), in a September 24, 2019 letter from Director Charlton Bonham, asked the US Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to immediately implement “Fall X2” flows. Fall X2 increases Delta outflow from August 15 through October of wetter water years to protect Delta smelt. Fall X2 is a condition in the federal 2008 Smelt Biological Opinion for the Long-term Operation of the Central Valley Project (CVP) and the State Water Project (SWP). ... ”  Read more from the California Fisheries blog here: Twists and Turns of 2019 Fall X2