Delta News

Delta News

Sacramento County sues to block Delta tunnels – and it’s not alone

Sacramento County and other communities sued the state to block California WaterFix, which would burrow twin tunnels beneath the Delta.

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These farmers say they may not pay for Delta tunnels pushed by Gov. Brown

The governor’s proposed Delta tunnels ran into a roomful of skeptics Monday – an influential group of San Joaquin Valley farmers who remain unconvinced the controversial project will deliver the water they need at a price they’re prepared to swallow. The Westlands Water District is expected to decide within a few months whether to back the $17.1 billion project.

Videos

See where the proposed Delta tunnels would go

The twin tunnels would take water from the Sacramento River and transport it under the Delta. See which islands and rivers they would cross.
Sharon Okada The Sacramento Bee
See where the proposed Delta tunnels would go 1:54

See where the proposed Delta tunnels would go

The Spirit of Sacramento capsized near Bethel Island 1:47

The Spirit of Sacramento capsized near Bethel Island

Will a plankton bloom help bring Delta smelt back from the brink? 1:13

Will a plankton bloom help bring Delta smelt back from the brink?

Delta tunnels battle heats up 1:24

Delta tunnels battle heats up