Farmers Deal Gov. Brown's Delta Tunnels Project A Major BlowFarmers in the nation's largest irrigation district on Tuesday voted against participating in Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion plans to build two giant tunnels to re-engineer California's north-south water delivery system.
Millions Of Californians Would Be On Hook For Delta Water TunnelsWater districts and households across California could be compelled to help pay for Gov. Jerry Brown's plans to build two giant tunnels to ferry water to cities and farms mainly in central and Southern California.
Fact Check: Brown, Kashkari Provide Partial Truths In Only Gubernatorial DebateDemocratic Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, covered a lot of ground in Thursday's night gubernatorial debate. An examination of some of the issues they debated and a reality check on some of their claims:
EPA Says Delta Water Tunnels Could Violate Federal Environmental Law, Harm FishU.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.
Phil Matier: Cost Of California Water Plan SkyrocketingA new report shows the long-term costs of the project may actually be as high as $67 billion.
Proposed Delta Water Tunnels Reignite Battle Over Water RightsThe decades-long war for water rights between the Delta and the Central Valley farms further south is coming to a head.
State Water Officials Propose Major Changes To Delta Conservation PlanCalifornia water officials are proposing changes to a multibillion dollar plan involving two water diversion tunnels for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
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.
Phil Matier: Water Rates To Rise If Governor's Delta Water Project Is BuiltSeveral 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.
Governor Brown Unveils Delta Water Plan Amid Bay Area OppositionCalifornia 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.
Brown Calls For Delta Canal In California Water PlanDemocratic 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.