Silicon Valley’s Water District to Revisit Delta Tunnels

By Matthew Renda : courthousenews – excerpt SAN JOSE, Calif. (CN) – Silicon Valley’s largest water district executed an about-face regarding California Gov. Jerry Brown’s beloved water project on Friday, indicating a willingness to foot $650 million for the Delta Tunnels. Six months after voting down contributing to the Delta Tunnels project, the Santa Clara Valley Water … More Silicon Valley’s Water District to Revisit Delta Tunnels

Huge delta plan for moving water cut to just 1 tunnel

By Kurtis Alexander : sfchronicle – excerpt (includes video) California water officials announced Wednesday that a plan to build two giant tunnels for moving water supplies across the state was being reduced to a single, less costly underpass — at least initially — a setback for one of Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature projects. The director … More Huge delta plan for moving water cut to just 1 tunnel

Westlands dumps Jerry Brown’s Delta tunnels

centralvalleybusinesstimes – excerpt • Farmers’ rejection puts project in question • Cite costs of tunnels The Wedtlands Water District board of directors Tuesday afternoon voted not to participate in Gov. Edmund Gerald Brown’s proposed legacy project– twin water tunnels to drain water out of the Sacramento River before it could flow into the California Delta. … More Westlands dumps Jerry Brown’s Delta tunnels

DWR Certifies EIR for WaterFix, Triggering 30-Day Deadline for Opponents to File Suit

by Downey Brand LLP : dsupra – excerpt On July 21, 2017, the California Department of Water Resources (“DWR”) certified the final environmental document and issued its Notice of Determination for the California WaterFix, a significant new water infrastructure component proposed by DWR and United States Bureau of Reclamation. DWR’s action triggered a 30-day statute … More DWR Certifies EIR for WaterFix, Triggering 30-Day Deadline for Opponents to File Suit