Category Archives: Water supply

Dutch Slough Project Creates Richer Habitat for Delta Fish and Wildlife

From California Department of Water Resources Editor’s note: The following article is part of a continuing series highlighting the California EcoRestore Initiative, which seeks to restore 30,000 acres of habitat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta by 2020. California EcoRestore is an … Continue reading

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California Cities Sue State, Allege Secret Discussions of Water Project

Over a dozen California cities, water agencies and environmentalists sued the state late Tuesday, alleging that state regulators have been secretly plotting and discussing a contentious $16 billion water project. The petitioners, led by Sacramento and San Joaquin counties, have … 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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Federal audit shows the government improperly used funds to help plan for California’s proposed massive water tunnels

The Associated Press via the LA Times reports: A federal agency left taxpayers on the hook for $50 million in water project costs that should have been paid by Central Valley irrigation districts, according to an inspector general’s report released … Continue reading

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