PANEL DISCUSSION: Water agency officials discuss the California Water Fix

Can the conflict over the Delta tunnels be solved? Officials from Northern, Central, and Southern California discuss the tunnels and other issues that confronting California water managers With the Delta tunnels hearings underway, as well as the update of the State Water Board’s water quality control plan for the Bay-Delta, there is much on the horizon for California water in […]

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This just in … Californians for Water Security Statement in Response to Release of ‘Outdated’ Draft Economic Analysis

This just in from Californians for Water Security: Today, Californians for Water Security issued the following statement in response to Restore the Delta’s release of an outdated and incomplete draft economic analysis regarding California Water Fix. From Robin Swanson, on behalf of Californians for Water Security: “Once again, Restore the Delta is distorting reality in an attempt to stop one […]

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This just in … Groups request new environmental review for Delta tunnels

Key data missing on water quality, fish, agriculture and public health impacts, they say From the CSPA, PCL, Friends of the River, C-WIN, AquAlliance, Restore the Delta, and others: Today, a coalition of conservation, fishing, and public interest organizations sent a letter to state and federal agencies requesting a new (and complete) environmental analysis of Governor Brown’s Delta Tunnels (CA […]

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California Water Fix: Paying for the Delta tunnels

At Capitol Weekly’s Water 2016 conference, a panel discusses the fiscal impacts of the California Water Fix One the largest looming questions for the California Water Fix project is how it will be funded.  The project is to be paid for by the water agencies who receive the water, and while the ability for the urban water agencies isn’t really […]

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Panel discussion: Is it “go time” for a Delta fix?

Agency officials give their views on the California Water Fix The California Water Fix hit several milestones in 2015, and 2016 is viewed as a critical year to move the project to the next level.  Is it finally time to ‘fix’ the Delta?  In this panel from ACWA’s spring conference held in Monterey earlier this year, DWR’s Mark Cowin, Kern […]

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Cal Water Fix update: State Water Board issues ruling, grants 27-day extension of deadline to submit objections for California Water Fix hearing

Late Friday, the State Water Resources Control Board issued a ruling responding to the multiple requests for an extension of the deadline to submit procedural or evidentiary objections concerning the DWR and Reclamation’s submitted documents outlining their case for the California Water Fix project. Multiple groups had requested an extension due to the large volume of material that was submitted […]

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Metropolitan Special Committee on the Bay-Delta: Brief update on California Water Fix timeline and Delta drought operations

              Timeline for California Water Fix extends well into 2017; separate presentation looks at Delta flows and exports At the March meeting of Metropolitan’s Special Committee on the Bay Delta, Bay Delta Initiatives Manager Steve Arakawa updated the committee members on the timeline, permitting actions, and environmental review actions that need to occur to […]

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This just in … San Luis Delta Mendota Water Authority files motion to disqualify Felicia Marcus and Tam Doduc from Cal Water Fix proceedings

The San Luis-Delta Mendota Water Authority has filed a motion to disqualify Felicia Marcus and Tam Doduc from the upcoming Cal Water Fix proceedings on the grounds that they have predetermined a critical issue that will be before them in the Cal Water Fix proceeding. The motion cites a ruling from the pre-hearing conference: “In a formal order issued on […]

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This just in … State Water Board issues California Water Fix pre-hearing conference ruling

The State Water Resources Control Board has posted their pre-hearing conference ruling for the California Water Fix project.  The ruling covers issues regarding the timing of the hearing on water rights change petition with respect to other regulatory processes such as the Bay Delta Plan and CEQA/NEPA, questions regarding the upcoming separate water quality proceeding, and other procedural issues. Click […]

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Delta Stewardship Council issues statement clarifying the Council’s $3.6 million budget request

Executive Officer Jessica Pearson: $2.1 million goes towards the Delta Science Program’s efforts, and $1.45 million is for high priority updates to the Delta Plan From the Delta Stewardship Council: To clarify the Council’s request for increased funding in the Governor’s proposed FY16-17 budget, Executive Officer Jessica Pearson released the following statement: The Governor’s proposed 2016-17 budget includes an additional […]

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