The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California said Thursday, June 7, 2018, that it will vote again on supporting the Delta tunnels, or California WaterFix. Critics said Metropolitan violated the Brown Act before April's vote.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District will vote Wednesday, May 2, 2018 to commit about $650 million to the Delta tunnels. Previously, the district had balked at paying the full amount. Foes of the Delta tunnels allege Gov. Jerry Brown's office worked behind the scenes to secure funding for a new reservoir in exchange for Santa Clara's full support of the Delta tunnels.
State wildlife officials announced Tuesday, April 17, 2018 that a nutria was killed on agricultural land west of Stockton in San Joaquin County. It's the furthest north the species has been confirmed of the 32 nutria killed so far California since their discovery in March 2017.
Some answers to questions about the $16.7 billion Delta tunnels project on Sacramento's doorstep that just took a giant step closer to becoming reality when the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to finance the project championed by California Gov. Jerry Brown.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted Tuesday, April 10, 2018, to bankroll two Delta tunnels. The historic decision puts the California WaterFix project a major step closer to completion.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California said Friday, April 6, 2018, that its board of directors will vote next week on funding either one or two Delta tunnels. Metropolitan had earlier scrapped a plan to fund both tunnels, known as California WaterFix.
Pushing ahead with an ambitious effort to take a majority stake in the state’s troubled $16.7 billion Delta tunnels project, Southern California’s behemoth water agency announced Tuesday, March, 27, 2018 that the plan would cost its ratepayers less than $5 a month.
A Sacramento County judge on Monday declined to temporarily stop the hearings that will decide the fate of Gov. Jerry Brown's Delta tunnels project after its opponents sued alleging the process had been tainted by secret meetings.
Facing pressure from Gov. Jerry Brown, Southern California’s largest water agency could vote as soon as April on whether to own a majority share in a twin-tunnels project under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is considering whether to pour an additional $6 billion into the tunnels planned for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The additional money would give the Los Angeles-based water agency majority control fo the project.
Even a single water tunnel burrowed under the California’s Delta would be worth it for urban ratepayers and farmers who will to pay to build and maintain the project, according to an analysis released Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration.
One day after Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration downsized the Delta tunnels project, a host of project opponents tried Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, to halt a state regulatory hearing that’s crucial to getting the project built.