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Metropolitan Board Takes Action to Fund Next Phase of Delta Conveyance Project

January 12, 2021
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Metropolitan’s board voted unanimously last week to fund its share of the environmental planning and pre-construction costs for the Delta Conveyance Project. The state initiative would increase the long-term reliability of the State Water Project and make it more resilient to climate extremes, sea level rise and earthquakes. Read the press release.

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Reclamation updates 2020 Central Valley Project water allocation for Friant Division

April 22, 2020
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For Release: April 21, 2020 Friant Dam (Reclamation photo by John Bohrman) Friant Dam (Reclamation photo by John Bohrman)SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, the Bureau of Reclamation updated the water supply allocation for Friant Division Central Valley Project contracts for the 2020 contract year. The Friant Division provides water for 15,000 family farms and several cities…

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Newsom preps lawsuit over Federal water boost, proposes changes to State Water Project

November 22, 2019
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The original article can be found at http://sjvsun.com/ag/newsom-preps-lawsuit-over-federal-water-boost-proposes-changes-to-state-water-project/?utm_source=Sunrise+A.M.&utm_campaign=6b86dc3a3f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_15_07_27_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_44bc765148-6b86dc3a3f-281391177 In a move to counter a recent update to Federal water policy that will send more water to the San Joaquin Valley, Gov. Gavin Newsom and state water and environmental officials announced plans to sue the Federal government over the update while seeking tighten water exports via…

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Asambleísta Frank Bigelow y California Water Alliance responden al avance de SB1 en la Asamblea de California

August 31, 2019
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30 de Agosto del 2019 Comunicado Urgente Para mayor información, comunicase con: Terra Brusseau Móvil: 559-281-9088 Correo Electronico: [email protected] SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – El día de hoy, el proyecto de ley Senatorial 1 (SB1) introducido por el Senador Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) fue avanzado por el comité de Apropiaciones de la Asamblea de California. SB1 ahora…

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Assemblyman Frank Bigelow and California Water Alliance Respond to SB1 Advancing in the California Assembly

August 30, 2019
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August 30th 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Terra Brusseau 559-281-9088 cell [email protected] SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – Earlier today, California Senate Bill 1 (SB 1) by Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) advanced from the California Assembly Appropriations committee. SB 1 will now be considered on the California Assembly floor before the Legislature adjourns on September 13th.…

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