Where is the Sacramento River Delta? The Delta is formed at the western edge of the Central Valley by the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers and lies just east of where the rivers enter Suisun Bay, which flows into San Francisco Bay and then the Pacific Ocean via San Pablo Bay.
Is the Sacramento River the same as the Delta? The Delta is formed by the Sacramento River flowing south to meet the north-flowing San Joaquin River just south of Sacramento, where the rivers mingle with smaller tributaries and tidal flows.
What is the San Joaquin -/ Sacramento Delta? The picturesque Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is the hub of California’s water supply, supplying fresh water to two-thirds of the state’s population and millions of acres of farmland.
How deep is the Sacramento Delta? Completed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1963, cargo ships access the Port of Sacramento through San Francisco Bay and passage up the Sacramento River using this Sacramento deep water channel which is 43 miles long with an approximate depth of 30 feet and areas up to 200 feet wide.