Critics of the $25 billion water tunnel project proposed in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have complained there isn’t enough time to review the 34,000 pages that describe the project. Now they have an additional 60 days to do so.

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.

By now, the story seems old. A young city, thirsty for water, deploys wealth, cunning and power to divert a river from a distant valley, safeguarding its future at the expense of others.

The state of California proposes to build two large water diversion tunnels on the Sacramento River and restore 57 wildlife species. For nine of those species, whether the project helps or hurts is still “not determined.”

While California fights over whether to build twin tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to carry water, a more important issue may be whether the state has enough reservoir capacity to capture winter rains.

Jerry Meral, Gov. Jerry Brown’s top water official and a major figure in the controversial, $25 billion water project proposed by the governor, will retire at the end of the month, the Brown administration confirmed Saturday.

A formal draft of the $25 billion Bay Delta Conservation Plan was released to the public Monday, raising many questions about river flows, wildlife habitat and the future of rural towns in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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.

State and local flood-control officials on Thursday held a training exercise on Twitchell Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as part of California Flood Preparedness Week.

State leaders unveiled a draft “Water Action Plan” on Thursday that seeks to tackle potential future shortages from drought, population growth and climate change.

Water diversion gates near Walnut Grove in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will close Monday morning, sealing off a shortcut important to boaters.

The state’s $25 billion proposal for two massive water tunnels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, while controversial in the north, is viewed as essential by many in Southern California.

Two massive water diversion tunnels proposed by the state have the city of Sacramento worried about its water supply.

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.

The new route proposed for Gov. Jerry Brown's giant Delta water-diversion project may conflict with direction from California voters, who spent $35 million in 2001 to acquire part of the new route as permanent wildlife habitat.

Sacramento city officials are paying a high-powered political affairs firm $10,000 a month to communicate the city's opposition to a plan to build two massive water diversion tunnels in the 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.

California water officials are proposing a dramatic redesign of two massive water diversion tunnels planned for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, a concession to Delta residents who have complained the project would upend their lives.

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.

Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build two massive water diversion tunnels in the Delta has hogged the spotlight in the crowded theater of California water issues. But contract negotiations going on backstage could prove just as significant.

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.

State transportation officials have emboldened a protest movement in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta by removing yard signs objecting to Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build two giant water diversion tunnels.

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.

California water officials are moving to store large piles of rock and sand in key locations throughout the Delta, including Brannan Island state park, as part of a broader effort to improve flood response.

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