CALIFORNIA WATER FIX: Metropolitan Bay Delta Committee hears presentation on California Water Fix operations

Second white paper focuses on project operations, water reliability, and regulations At the Metropolitan Water District’s joint committee meeting of the Special Committee on the Bay Delta and the Water Planning and Stewardship Committee, committee members heard a presentation on the white paper, Modernizing the System: California Water Fix Operations.  The white paper is the second in a series of […]

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METROPOLITAN SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON THE BAY-DELTA: California Water Fix, Workshop #1 – Infrastructure

Metropolitan Committee members hear presentation on the first of three white papers on the Cal Water Fix project as they work towards a September decision On July 10, the Metropolitan Special Committee on the Delta and the Water Planning and Stewardship Committee held a joint meeting and workshop to discuss the California Water Fix project.  The workshop is the first […]

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METROPOLITAN’S SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON THE BAY-DELTA: Longfin smelt science efforts, California Water Fix update

Committee members also discuss cost allocation At the June 27th meeting of Metropolitan’s Bay Delta Committee, committee members heard about Metropolitan’s science efforts with regards to longfin smelt, and an update on the schedule for the decision process for the California Water Fix project.  Lastly, the directors discussed the cost allocation process for the California Water Fix. ITEM 3A: SCIENCE […]

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METROPOLITAN’S SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON THE BAY-DELTA: Preparing to make decision on California Water Fix; pending amendments to the Delta Stewardship Council’s Delta Plan

ACWA’s newly adopted policy on Delta flows also briefly presented At the March meeting of Metropolitan’s Special Committee on the Bay Delta, committee members heard the plan for bringing the California Water Fix project before the board for a decision and an update on the pending Delta Plan amendment process currently underway at the Delta Stewardship Council. UPDATE ON CALIFORNIA […]

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CALIFORNIA WATER FIX: Metropolitan Committee hear presentation on the cost estimate and risk assessment for the Delta tunnels

At the February meeting of Metropolitan Water District’s Special Committee on the Bay-Delta, Committee members heard a presentation on the cost estimates and risk assessment work that has been done on the California Water Fix project.  But prior to that, Steve Arakawa, manager of the Bay-Delta Initiatives Program, gave a brief update on the status of the California Water Fix […]

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METROPOLITAN SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON THE BAY-DELTA: Project implementation considerations for California Water Fix; Dr. Jacob Katz on managing floodplain productivity for multiple benefits

At the January meeting of Metropolitan’s Special Committee on the Bay Delta, committee members were given an overview of the California Water Fix facilities and a review of other large tunnel projects similar to the California Water Fix; and a presentation on how floodplains can be managed to benefit native species, salmon in particular.  But first, a brief update on […]

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METROPOLITAN SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON BAY-DELTA: Status on California Water Fix cost allocation discussions

Metropolitan’s Special Committee on the Bay-Delta held its last meeting of the calendar year on November 17, 2016.  The majority of the meeting was taken up with the presentation on the California Water Fix cost allocation discussions. Bay Delta Initiatives Manager Steve Arakawa said that the meetings to discuss the California Water Fix cost allocation have been increasing in frequency […]

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CALIFORNIA WATER FIX: Update on endangered species permits, cost allocation

Coverage from the October meeting of the Metropolitan’s Special Committee on the Bay Delta At the Metropolitan Water District’s meeting of the Special Committee on the Bay-Delta, committee members heard updates on the Endangered Species Act permits and the cost allocation for the California Water Fix, as well as an update on the Wallace Weir project, UPDATE ON CAL WATER […]

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METROPOLITAN BAY-DELTA COMMITTEE: Update on California Water Fix, Tule Red Tidal Restoration Project

At the September meeting of the Metropolitan Water District’s Special Committee on the Delta, committee members were given an update on the California Water Fix project, the State Water Board hearings, and the groundbreaking on the Tule Red Tidal Restoration Project in the Suisun Marsh. CAL WATER FIX KEY UPCOMING DECISIONS Steve Arakawa, Bay Delta Initiatives Manager for Metropolitan Water […]

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NEWS WORTH NOTING: As sixth year of drought looms, Metropolitan plans to meet region’s 2017 imported water needs

As Sixth Year of Drought Looms, Metropolitan Plans to Meet Region’s 2017 Imported Water Needs Water-saving efforts by consumers, businesses still needed, along with modernized state water system From the Metropolitan Water District: Even with an uncertain storm season ahead and a potential sixth year of drought, increases in water reserves as well as the region’s strong commitment to water […]

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