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State Puts Fall X2 Back Where It Belongs

The State of California, after initially complying with the Bureau of Reclamation’s request to remove the Fall X2 protections for Delta smelt,1 has had second thoughts. Instead, the Department of Water Resources has cut exports at Clifton Court to keep X2 (roughly 3800 EC) at km74 (near Mallard Island).

  1. “Fall Smelt Protections Removed,” October 1, 2017,