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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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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 …

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State Water Resources Control Board Hearings on WaterFix Begin

In Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, Fiscal Impact, General, Miscellaneous, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels, Water Transfers by georgiacwin0 Comments

http://www.carmichaeltimes.com/articles/2016/0728-State-Hearings-on-WaterFix-Begin/index.php?ID=2188 The State Water Resources Control Board began public hearings on the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) request to add three new points of diversion for California WaterFix. The opening …

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Dan Bacher: Delta Tunnels: Restoring An Estuary by Diverting Its Water?

In Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, General, Miscellaneous, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels, Water Transfers by georgiacwin0 Comments

http://yubanet.com/california/Dan-Bacher-Delta-Tunnels-Restoring-An-Estuary-by-Diverting-Its-Water.php#.V5z1kWUsxFI By: Dan Bacher July 28, 2016 – After covering fish, water, and environmental justice issues in California and the West for over 30 years as an investigative journalist, I’ve …