SHASTA DAM RAISE PROJECT: Scoping comment deadline extended to January 14; Scoping meeting presentation and posters now available

From Westlands Water District: Westlands is preparing an environmental impact report (EIR) under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the Shasta Dam Raise Project (Project). Formerly known as the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation (SLWRI), the Project would increase the height of Shasta Dam by 18.5 feet and expand capacity of Shasta Lake by up to 634,000 acre feet. […]

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SHASTA DAM RAISE: Public scoping meeting TONIGHT in Redding

Public meeting from 5pm – 7pm in Redding; Written comments accepted through January 4, 2019 Sorry, folks, but I just found out about this public scoping meeting being held tonight in Redding.  If you are not able to attend, you can submit written comments until January 4, 2019. Westlands Water District (District) is preparing an environmental impact report (EIR) under […]

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THIS JUST IN … Westlands Water District Issues Statement on California WaterFix

From the Westlands Water District: After a thorough analysis by independent consultants and District staff, multiple special board meetings, and grower workshops, the Westlands Water District Board of Directors voted by a margin of 7 to 1 to not participate in the California WaterFix (CWF). The District appreciates the efforts of Governor Jerry Brown and his administration to balance the […]

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THIS JUST IN … Westlands rejects Delta tunnels plan *UPDATED*

From the Sacramento Bee: “The Latest on a water district vote on Gov. Jerry Brown’s $16 billion tunnel project (all times local):  2:55 p.m.  Board members of a key California farming district have voted not to participate in Gov. Jerry Brown’s $16 billion water tunnel proposal.  Farmers in Westlands Water District — the nation’s largest irrigation district — said Tuesday […]

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