Westlands Water District: California WaterFix Is ‘Not Financially Viable’

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By Dan Bacher, DailyKos.com:

The Westlands Water District’s Board of Directors rejected Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels project on September 19 because the California WaterFix “is not financially viable,” according to a statement from the district.

The district also said they cannot support a project that would make water supplies “unaffordable” for Westlands farmers.

The powerful agricultural water district’s rejection of the Governor’s “legacy project” is a potentially fatal blow to the controversial project, since other water districts slated to vote on the WaterFix in the next few weeks could follow Westlands’ lead and vote no also.

Here is the complete statement: Read details here

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