Water Agency Approves $11 Billion Funding For California Twin Tunnels ProjectCalifornia's largest water agency on Tuesday approved a nearly $11 billion plan to help fund two enormous tunnels, breathing new life into Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious and controversial plan to remake the state's water system.
Gov. Brown Proposes Pared-Down Delta Water Tunnel ProjectGov. Jerry Brown is paring down his troubled proposal for redoing California's north-south water system in hopes of launching the mega-project before he leaves office this year.
Residents Wary Over Delta Tunnels Effect On Waterways, LivelihoodsThe state’s plan to take water from the Sacramento River north of the Delta and tunnel it down to pumping stations in the south has people who live in the area up in arms. Many believe the fix is in to send more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and Southern California.
Obama Administration Pushes Delta Water Tunnel ProjectThe Obama administration is pushing for progress on a California water project before it leaves office.
Massive California Environmental Report Supports Delta Water Twin-Tunnel PlanThe Brown administration's 90,000-plus-page environmental-impact report clears another regulatory hurdle for the proposed tunnels.
Delta Islands Become Latest Battleground In California Water WarsThe Metropolitan Water District in Southern California is moving forward with a plan to buy five islands in the Delta.
2016 Ballot Initiative Could Upend Gov. Brown's Delta Water Tunnels PlanA measure expected to qualify for the November 2016 ballot could threaten Gov. Jerry Brown's $15 billion twin tunnel plan to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Report: Gov. Brown May Drop Part Of Delta Water Tunnels Project Gov. Jerry Brown is rethinking a major component of the state's proposed $25 billion twin-tunnel water project.
Drought Executive Order Streamlines Process To Install Salinity Barriers In The DeltaIf approved, construction on the temporary rock barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could begin as early as May.
Property Tax Hikes Without Voter Approval May Fund California Delta Water Tunnel ProjectFunding for Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build two massive tunnels through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to help transport water to Southern California may come from increased property taxes assessed on homeowners without a public vote.
Court Upholds California Water Restrictions To Protect Delta SmeltA federal appeals court on Thursday largely upheld a 2008 plan that called for restrictions on water deliveries from California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect a tiny, threatened fish.
GOP-Sponsored Bill For More Delta Water To Farmers Passes House; No Chance In SenateThe Republican-controlled House of Representatives approved a water bill on Wednesday addressing California’s ongoing drought but the measure is likely to go no further because of a White House veto threat and opposition from the state’s Democratic Senators.