U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say California’s $25 billion plan to build an enormous pair of twin tunnels system to pump water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to other parts of the state may violate federal environmental law and harm endangered fish.
A new report shows the long-term costs of the project may actually be as high as $67 billion.
The decades-long war for water rights between the Delta and the Central Valley farms further south is coming to a head.
California water officials are proposing changes to a multibillion dollar plan involving two water diversion tunnels for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
As the slow roll-out of California Governor Jerry Brown’s state-water plan continues to be unveiled, opposition to the plan grows.
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.
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.
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.