Category Archives: Delta

State’s Own Evidence Shows Tunnels Project Will Harm Fish

First published in ND Water Deeply The Brown administration is denying scientific evidence when it comes to the impact that the proposed delta tunnels project would have on endangered species and fisheries, says scientist Jonathan Rosenfield of The Bay Institute. … Continue reading

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Santa Clara Water REJECTS Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels

Santa Clara Valley Water District rejects Jerry Brown’s twin Delta tunnels plan – San Jose Mercury News In a landmark move closely watched across California, Silicon Valley’s largest water agency on Tuesday voted not to participate in Gov. Jerry Brown’s … Continue reading

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State Audit Confirms DWR Violated State Contracting Laws when Planning CA WaterFix

First published at Restore the Delta This morning State Auditor Elaine Howle determined that the Department of Water Resources broke state contracting laws when they replaced the program manager for California WaterFix—formerly titled the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), and … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Westlands Water District Farmers from Delta Farmers

Dear Westlands Farmers: Like you, we are farmers. As farmers in the Delta, it is no surprise that we oppose the multi-billion dollar tunnels. The diversions would take freshwater away from 550,000 acres of our farms, and cause new problems, … Continue reading

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Water wasted to the sea?

From – California Water Blog   If we farmed the Central Valley or managed water supplies for San Francisco, San Jose or Los Angeles, we might think that fresh water flowing from the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers through the … Continue reading

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The Fight to Stop the Delta Tunnels Heats Up this Summer

Why years of waiting may be over on Delta tunnels “Love it or hate it, the Delta tunnels project is reaching a decision point.” The Sacramento Bee 6/13/17 Restore the Delta, Delta advocates, and environmental groups are gearing up for … Continue reading

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Harmful Algal Bloom Season Beginning in California’s Waterways

With the summer season nearing and recreational activities on the state’s waterways set to increase, the State Water Resources Control Board is asking the public to be mindful of harmful algal blooms (HAB) in lakes and reservoirs, and to keep … Continue reading

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