Why we share Delta water

Fifty-two years ago today, President John F. Kennedy dedicated the San Louis Reservoir. 

Delta residents jaded by the failure of state institutions to properly steward the Delta might think of that reservoir as just a big tank for the politically connected exporters who take too much Delta water, under policies that have driven the Delta onto a sickbed.

But Kennedy had another view.

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