Quick Link: “California debates $23.7 billion water tunnel system”
A briefing from KQED’s Lauren Sommer on the upcoming plan for a pair of multi-billion-dollar tunnels designed to shuttle water from the Sacramento River across the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. If you’ve got six minutes, it’s a good backgrounder on the long-debated idea.
Tomorrow, Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to announce plans to build a pair of enormous tunnels to move water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta region, and flow into canals run by the State Water Project and the Central Valley Project.
Craig is KQED's science editor, specializing in weather, climate, water & energy issues, with a little seismology thrown in just to shake things up. Prior to his current position, he launched and led the station's award-winning multimedia project, Climate Watch. Craig is also an accomplished writer/producer of television documentaries, with a focus on natural resource issues. View all posts by Craig Miller →