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Department of Water Resources: The Unexpected Complexity of the California WaterFix Has Resulted in Significant Cost Increases and Delays

In Delta Tunnels, Fiscal Impact, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels, WaterFix by c-win0 Comments

From the California State Auditor Summary: The California WaterFix Project (WaterFix) is intended to address environmental and water supply reliability issues related to pumping water from the Sacramento?San Joaquin Delta …

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Strong Coalition Challenges State Tunnels’ Financing

In AquAlliance, C-WIN, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, Carolee Krieger, Delta Tunnels, Fiscal Impact, Public Policy, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, Twin Tunnels by californiawater0 Comments

Press Release September 18, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Carolee Krieger, California Water Impact Network 805.969.0824, caroleekrieger7@gmail.com Barbara Vlamis, AquAlliance, 530.895.9420, barbarav@aqualliance.net Don Hankins, California Indian Water Commission, 530.592.7469, don_hankins@sbcglobal.net …

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

In Central Valley Project, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, Fiscal Impact, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, Twin Tunnels, Westland Water District by californiawater0 Comments

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 …

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Federal Scientists Find Delta Tunnels Plan Will Devastate Salmon

In Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, Miscellaneous, Public Trust, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels by californiawater0 Comments

By Dan Bacher, Dailykos.com. Governor Jerry Brown and administration officials claim that the California WaterFix, a controversial plan to build two 35-mile long tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, is based on …

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Keats: California water projects rely on imaginary water

In Central Valley Project, Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Fiscal Impact, Paper Water, Privatization, Public Policy, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board by californiawater0 Comments

http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/12/27/keats-california-water-projects-are-based-on-imaginary-water/ By Adam Keats, Mercury News. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and San Joaquin Valley agribusiness would have us believe that bureaucratic red tape and blind adherence to environmental laws are holding …

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The delta tunnels — a project only engineers can love

In Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, Fiscal Impact, Miscellaneous, Public Policy, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels by californiawater1 Comment

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-leslie-costs-and-benefits-delta-tunnel-20161120-story.html By Jacques Leslie, Los Angeles Times A generation ago the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta tunnel project might have made a certain kind of sense. California’s lakes and rivers had been …

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MEET THE CALIFORNIA COUPLE WHO USES MORE WATER THAN EVERY HOME IN LOS ANGELES COMBINED. How megafarmers Lynda and Stewart Resnick built their billion-dollar empire.

In Agriculture, Central Valley Project, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, Fiscal Impact, General, Miscellaneous, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels, Westland Water District by georgiacwin0 Comments

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2016/04/lynda-stewart-resnick-california-water Rafaela Tijerina first met la señora at a school in the town of Lost Hills, deep in the farm country of California’s Central Valley. They were both there for a school …