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Recent California Water News


Tunnels Water Grab

Sep 12, 2018

Delta hearing opens door to twin-tunnels water grab, says the Mercury News:  They write, “The bad news emerging from Sacramento on Tuesday was that, after two postponements, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee held a hearing allowing the Department of Water Resources to extend State Water Project contracts for another 50 years.  No committee vote was needed. Just holding the hearing allows the state to move forward with the contract extensions, which, in turn could provide the needed funding for Gov. Jerry Brown’s $19.9 billion Delta twin-tunnels project. … ”  Read more from the East Bay Times here: Delta hearing opens door to twin-tunnels water grab