What is California’s Delta?

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QUEST Associate Media Producer Joshua Cassidy co-produced this video story.

If you’re like most Californians, you’ve probably never heard of the Delta or why it’s important to the state’s economy and wildlife. In three minutes, we’ll explain how the Delta is a key part of California’s water supply and why it’s been the focus of a decades-long water battle.