Posts Tagged: river
Regional Recycled Water Advanced Purification Center Grand Opening 10, Oct 2019
In this episode John Howard and Tim Foster welcomed the longtime but soon-to-be-retired Metropolitan Water District of Southern California head honcho Jeff Kightlinger for a wide-ranging discussion that covered the status of the Delta Tunnel Project, climate change and the snow survey, the drought, working from home, jukeboxes and his punk rock roots.
Shasta Lake, 170 miles north of Sacramento. (Photo: Mavensnotebook.com)
There may be lack of water, but there’s no dearth of printer’s ink: Here’s a quick rundown of reports from key government agencies.
Lake Oroville ravaged by drought. (Photo: State Department of Water Resources, 2014)
The heavy hitters are stepping up to the plate. California’s two behemoth water deliverers — the State Water Project and the federal Central Valley Project, perhaps the best known water purveyors in the world — are poised to join together to move water quickly around the state in the face of an unprecedented drought. (Above: Lake Oroville. Photo: DWR)
The price tag is up to nearly $25 billion, but the benefits are up, too, says the Brown administration as the state inches forward to launch an unprecedented project to move more northern California water south through a pair of tunnels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
On Wednesday, the administration pegged the cost