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Frequently Asked Questions | Stop the Tunnels

1. What is the Twin Tunnels project? 2. Who wants more water? 3. What is the Bay Delta Conservation Plan? 4. Who would pay for these tunnels? 5. Doesn't Southern California need more water from Northern California?

Delta tunnels project: What you need to know

Delta tunnels project: What you need to know Ryan Sabalow And Dale Kasler, The Sacramento Bee Published 1:00 p.m. PT April 21, 2018 | Updated 3:54 p.m. PT April 21, 2018 Water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore.

California Delta tunnels project still faces obstacles | The ...

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.

Editorial: Don't reverse course on Delta tunnels project

Editorial: Don't reverse course on Delta twin-tunnels project The Santa Clara Valley Water District has no business supporting this Southern California water grab

Legislative hearing: Are the Delta tunnels good for ...

MAVEN'S NOTEBOOK | Water news. ... benefits of the tunnels project accrue only to the export water and that ... Notebook on the Delta tunnels project, ...

What Delta tunnel project approval means to opposition

California clears its first major hurdle toward a new $15 billion water delivery system, but a grassroots campaign is still working to stop the Delta tunnels.

$25-billion Sacramento-San Joaquin delta tunnel project ...

Apr 03, 2015 · Supported by the largest urban water and irrigation districts in the state, the tunnel project is opposed by delta residents and many environmentalists who argue it will lead to greater exports at the expense of the delta environment.

Long Road Still Ahead for California's Delta Tunnels Plan ...

Despite getting a financial boost earlier this month, California's project to build two new water tunnels still faces big regulatory and legal challenges.

Options for Gov. Brown's delta tunnel project look to be ...

Gov. Jerry Brown's $17 billion plan for two massive tunnels to move water under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta could be on the rocks. The governor's office is reportedly holding talks with water contractors around the state to gauge support for downsizing the project to one tunnel at a ...

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Central Valley Project irrigation districts that joined the project, however, would have to cover the tab for two groups that are first in line for delta deliveries but by law would not have to share in the tunnel costs: wildlife refuges and growers with senior water rights.

Brown administration scaling down $17 billion Delta tunnels ...

Brown administration working to scale down $17 billion Delta tunnels project Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)

Audio: MWD's mega tunnels project: What could go wrong? | 89 ...

Environment & Science MWD's mega tunnels project: What could go wrong? At Tuesday's historic vote, representatives of Los Angeles and San Diego voted no on the twin tunnels plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

About That $17 Billion Water Project: Delta Tunnels 101 ...

This week, Governor Jerry Brown's controversial water project is back in the public eye. State officials are launching a marathon series of hearings for the "twin tunnels," as they're known, that will ultimately decide the fate of the project. What are the Delta water tunnels? They're two ...

California Water Fix and Eco Restore - Wikipedia

The Water Fix and Eco Restore project was previously called the Bay Delta Conservation Plan. When proposed in 2009, the project as originally conceived included both plans for building the tunnels and restoring the delta. The Bay Delta Conservation Plan included restoring 100,000 acres (40,000 ha) over a 50-year span.

Stop the Delta Tunnels Project | Take a stand and stop the ...

The Delta Tunnels Project, if built, would be one of the most expensive and ill-planned projects in the country. It would consist of two 40-foot wide tunnels, placed 150 feet underground, running 35-miles within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta.

Delta tunnels project could be downsized | The Sacramento Bee

California officials have moved closer to scaling back the troubled Delta tunnels project, officially notifying potential construction contractors that they're considering limiting the project to one tunnel.

Jerry Brown's Twin Delta Tunnels Reduced to One After Cost ...

Gov. Jerry Brown's $17.1 billion Delta tunnels project has been cut in half, after a the projected cost of project water deliveries tripled.

Southern California water agency votes to fund controversial ...

Apr 09, 2018 · By modifying the way some supplies are routed through the delta, the tunnels are designed to lessen those ... two-thirds of the full tunnel project, ...

California's 2-tunnel delta project back on track with SoCal ...

The largest water district in California agreed Tuesday to fork over nearly $11 billion to build two tunnels that will siphon water south from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, a major boost for Gov. Jerry Brown's pet project.