Category Archives: Water supply

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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Who Should Pay To Fix The Oroville Dam?

By Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore The Delta | February 22, 2017 Read article at KCET or LinkTV. Commentary: After a nail-biting week of rain, it looks like the Oroville Dam spillway crisis is under control, for now. Downstream communities, including the … Continue reading

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