NRDC Expert Blog

What Does the CWC's Review of Water Storage Projects Mean?

Tomorrow the California Water Commission will publicly release its initial reviews of the 11 remaining applications submitted by water storage projects seeking funding from the 2014 water bond (Proposition 1).  As the San Jose Mercury News

WaterFix and the Myth of Reliability

Proponents of the Delta tunnels often claim that WaterFix ensures reliable water supplies. But what does “reliable” mean in this context?

State Refuses Public Records Act Request on WaterFix Costs

On April 10, 2017, NRDC formally submitted a request for documents regarding cost allocation for WaterFix to the California Department of Water Resources, pursuant to the Cali

MWD’s WaterFix Cost Assessment is Inaccurate and Inadequate

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) released its final white paper on paying for the California WaterFix project yesterday.

Goldman Sachs Underestimates WaterFix Costs for Westlands

The Sacramento Bee reported this week that the Board of Directors of the Westlands Water District were skeptical of paying for the Delta tunnels project (WaterFix).