The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California says it's buying a cluster of islands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to perhaps use as habitat or a staging ground for construction of new water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown. Delta landowners have expressed fears the giant water district will use its Delta landholdings to extract more water for Southern California. Dale Kasler The Sacramento Bee
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California says it's buying a cluster of islands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to perhaps use as habitat or a staging ground for construction of new water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown. Delta landowners have expressed fears the giant water district will use its Delta landholdings to extract more water for Southern California. Dale Kasler The Sacramento Bee

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Southern California water agency moves to buy Delta islands

March 08, 2016 3:58 PM

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