SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Voters supported Proposition 1 Tuesday, authorizing $7.12 billion for state water supply infrastructure projects.
About a third of the Prop 1 money will go for new water storage, presumably dams. The rest will be used for waste water management, storm water capture, recycling and ground water cleanup.READ MORE: Long Lines Form Outside San Mateo Event Center COVID-19 Vaccination SiteLate Rally Fizzles, Warriors Fall to Spurs 112-107
A projected win was called about 2 hours after the polls closed Tuesday night.
Governor Jerry Brown championed the initiative along with Proposition 2, the Rainy Day Budget Stabilization Fund Act., raising nearly $11 million for TV ads touting “Save water, save money.MORE NEWS: King Tide Flooding on SF Waterfront Foreshadows Future Climate Change Norm
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