Expanded reservoir wins regional backing

Editor's note: This is the final installment of a three-part Ag Alert® series about large-scale water storage projects applying to the California Water Commission for funding from the Proposition 1 water bond.

 

Additional flexibility for the water-supply system, water to benefit urban customers in the Bay Area, water for wetlands as well as for farmers and other water users south of the delta: Those are the reasons a dozen partners have joined in support of a proposed expansion of Los Vaqueros Reservoir.

 

The Contra Costa Water District, which has proposed the $800 million project, says it would store additional water for 500,000 customers in the district's service area. It would also hold transfer water for south-of-delta contractors, including agricultural districts and Central Valley wildlife refuges.

 

 

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