Statement Regarding California Water Fix



An aerial view of the path of the proposed tunnels in the Delta on November 1, 2017.

SACRAMENTO Today, the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors voted 4 to 3 to fully participate in California WaterFix. The Department of Water Resources (DWR) released this statement by Director Karla Nemeth regarding the board’s decision:

“The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors showed decisive leadership with its vote to fund WaterFix, which will protect affordable and reliable water for future generations. In the coming days, the state and the public water agencies funding WaterFix will enter into an agreement to implement final design and construction. This partnership will be organized to deliver the project on time and on budget, while prudently managing risk. We look forward to moving forward with this important project.”




Erin Mellon, Assistant Director, Public Affairs

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