Pointing to cost overruns with California’s high-speed rail project, lawmakers on Wednesday pressed state officials on the funding sources and ultimate price tag for the governor’s water tunnel plan.
State officials hold a public “open house” meeting in Clarksburg Wednesday on the $25 billion water tunnel project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
A series of public meetings begin today in Fresno on the two massive water diversion tunnels proposed in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The giant Delta water-diversion tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown need $1.2 billion more spent on planning and design before construction starts or is even assured.
Water diversion gates near Walnut Grove in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will close Monday morning, sealing off a shortcut important to boaters.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will spend $4.3 million to improve fish protections at its water diversion pumps in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
State officials will hold public office hours at Sacramento-area libraries over the next few weeks to answer questions about their proposed water diversion tunnel project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
An economic study of Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to build two giant water tunnels in the Delta estimates the project will generate a net $5 billion benefit to the state, along with 1 million new jobs.
State officials warned Monday that low runoff in rivers could require even senior water rights holders to reduce consumption this summer.
Mayor Kevin Johnson and City Manager John Shirey both expressed their opposition Tuesday to Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to build giant tunnels that would divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to farms and cities in Central and Southern California.
The public is invited to a meeting in Sacramento on Wednesday to learn more about Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build two giant water diversion tunnels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
A group of about a dozen people gathered in front of the California Department of Transportation headquarters Friday to condemn the department for removing signs that criticized a plan to divert water from the Sacramento River.
State Department of Transportation officials said Thursday they "will work with property owners" in the Delta to ensure that signs protesting a controversial water tunnel project comply with state law.
A groundbreaking plan to prevent ballast water in cargo ships from contaminating California's environment likely will be delayed because there are no existing shipboard treatment systems that satisfy state regulations.