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Peripheral Canal

California Aqueduct

Phil Matier: Cost Of California Water Plan Skyrocketing

A new report shows the long-term costs of the project may actually be as high as $67 billion.

12/26/2013

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Proposed Delta Water Tunnels Reignite Battle Over Water Rights

The decades-long war for water rights between the Delta and the Central Valley farms further south is coming to a head.

11/15/2013

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

State Water Officials Propose Major Changes To Delta Conservation Plan

California water officials are proposing changes to a multibillion dollar plan involving two water diversion tunnels for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

08/16/2013

Stevens Creek

Opposition To Governor’s Water Conservation Plan Grows

As the slow roll-out of California Governor Jerry Brown’s state-water plan continues to be unveiled, opposition to the plan grows.

05/30/2013

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Water Rates To Rise If Governor’s Delta Water Project Is Built

Several Bay Area water agencies plan to raise rates if a massive Delta water diversion project, proposed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown, actually gets built.

07/30/2012

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Governor Brown Unveils Delta Water Plan Amid Bay Area Opposition

California and federal officials have announced plans for a massive twin tunnel system to carry water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to Southern California farmland and cities.

07/25/2012

California Aqueduct in the San Joaquin Valley. (AP)

Brown Calls For Delta Canal In California Water Plan

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown on Wednesday called for building a peripheral canal to help solve California’s water shortages, a proposal voters defeated when he was governor in 1982.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010