Posts Tagged: 2022-23

Opinion

Now’s the time: Fair access to water, reliable supply, good jobs

The Thermalito Power Canal in Oroville, Butte County. (Photo: Sundry Photography, via Shutterstock)

OPINION: California is flush with cash and staring down a thirsty future. According to the EPA Needs Survey and Assessment, our state needs $50 billion in infrastructure improvements to ensure safe drinking water for everyone. Our unprecedented state budget surplus and drought-induced water use restrictions make it clear: Now is our chance to modernize our water systems, and we must act with urgency.

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