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  • Editorial: Now Gov. Brown threatens to force us to… Excerpt: “For six years we’ve been saying the tunnels are no solution to California’s water crisis. The “WaterFix” looks like a WaterGrab, ultimately creating the massive capacity to flush Delta water into Southern California, regardless of what Brown says now. Claiming they won’t succumb to the pressure to send more water south ignores the long ... Read More
  • NEWS: Interview on Westlands’ Rejection of t… In case you missed it! Restore the Delta was interviewed and quoted all over local, state, and national media yesterday!   “The sooner we can get Gov. Brown to put an end to pushing California WaterFix, the sooner we can get to solutions for California water,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, executive director for Restore the Delta.” (Associated Press)   Interview with ... Read More
  • Victory! Westlands Votes No on Delta Tunnels Plan … For Immediate Release, September 19, 2017  Contact: Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore the Delta, (209) 479-2053, barbara@restorethedelta.org   Press statement Restore the Delta’s Response to Westlands Water District’s Vote on California WaterFix   FRESNO, Calif.— Restore the Delta issued an official statement on Westlands Water District’s vote on the California WaterFix.    Executive Director of Restore the Delta, Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla said:   “Today is a very good day ... Read More
  • ACTION ALERT: How you can help in 10 seconds! We are working on a project to share all your voices and faces to water districts deciding on the Delta Tunnels project throughout the State!   Please share in a 10 second video with us: – Your Name – Who You Are (Are you a fisherman? Student? Etc) – Your Location – Why You Oppose the ... Read More
  • Silicon Valley: Final opportunity to comment befor… By rejecting California WaterFix, the Westlands Water District has dealt a blow to the project. Metropolitan Water District’s math is based on a sizable contribution from Westlands, so is Santa Clara Valley Water District’s. They now have to come up with a lot more money for the Delta Tunnels. It won’t pencil out for them ... Read More
  • LA County: Stand Up to the 2% of Special Water Int… STOP THE DELTA TUNNELS   This boondoggle project will be paid by 98% of Californians to benefit the 2% of special interests that are apart of the rigged California water economy.    Speak up and rally against subsidizing Big Ag, impoverishing people and families in both Southern and Northern California AND destroying the Delta estuary!   RALLY AGAINST RUNAWAY RATE HIKES: ... Read More
  • California WaterFix: The Real Costs, Choices, and … Over the years, some Northern California supporters of Restore the Delta have complained about Southern California water users by making specious claims that everyone down there “has a swimming pool,” or “waters their sidewalk” carelessly during periods of drought, while the Delta continues to decline with inadequate freshwater flows. We even have some supporters who ... Read More
  • From an LA Perspective: Solutions & Costs on … A year ago roughly, Roger Patterson from the Metropolitan Water District said that he would invite Dr. Jeff Michael, from the University of the Pacific to make a presentation to the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors on the real costs of the Delta tunnels.   The invitation never happened.   So we hosted a meeting on the real ... Read More
  • Independent Science Review Panel Finds Problems wi… (Science Geek Edition)   An analysis by an Independent Review Panel has been made public by the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC).   The panel was convened by the DSC Science Program to provide the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife with an independent analysis of the scientific information ... Read More
  • Silicon Valley: Final opportunity to comment befor… By rejecting California WaterFix, the Westlands Water District has dealt a blow to the project. Metropolitan Water District’s math is based on a sizable contribution from Westlands, so is Santa Clara Valley Water District’s. They now have to come up with a lot more money for the Delta Tunnels. It won’t pencil out for them ... Read More
  • Tour: The Road Map to Stopping the Delta Tunnels Join us for a public meetings with supporters throughout the State! These public meetings are great for people of all knowledge levels on the Delta Tunnels project — new and long-time current supporters. Get updates on where we are on the road map to stop the tunnels and what needs to be done to stop ... Read More
  • Stop The Tunnels: One of the Most Important Action… Update: Thanks to your help we reached 4,235 signatures in 19 days. Of these signatures, about 5% of these were out of state and the other 4,000 signatures represented a vast amount of Californian counties, from north towards Oregon and south towards San Diego. We recognize that our work would not be possible without contributions from ... Read More

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