Water

Aerial photo of canals that are part of the Central Valley Project

Water Effort Unites Brown, McCarthy, and Feinstein

The Sacramento Bee reports that two leading Democrats, Gov. Jerry Brown and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, are joining forces with Kevin McCarthy, the most powerful Republican in the House of Representatives, to bring ...

Will L.A.’s Water Delusions Kill the Delta Tunnels?

This time, “Chinatown” is fooling itself. Los Angeles has a long history of water deceptions, a point made famously by Roman Polanski’s 1974 film classic. But the self-sabotage of the city’s latest scheme is a real doozy. L.A. has convinced itself of the ho...

Water Rights Changes Coming? Dan Walters Stirs the Pot

In his Feb.  25 CALmatters column, Dan Walters discusses the upcoming battle over rights in California’s “water war.” Walters explains that tensions over California’s complicated water rights system appeared to be coming to a head during the recent drought,...
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