A Conversation with Jay Ziegler, Delta Watermaster
View the recording from Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 10-11 a.m.
The Regional Water Authority welcomed Jay Ziegler, Delta Watermaster for the State Water Resources Control Board. The Delta Watermaster administers water rights within the Sacramento/San Joaquin River Delta and Suisun March, advising the Board and Delta Stewardship Council on water rights, water quality, habitat and land use issues.
He and RWA Executive Director Jim Peifer discussed Jay’s thoughts on the importance of data analytics as a driver for better water management in the Delta and beyond, the path to enforcing water rights in an equitable way, what he would like to see in a water bond and other topics.