More on Water

Sep 28, 2015

Sacramento Delta Area Members of Congress Vote No on Dangerous RAPID Act

If enacted, this law could lead to premature approval and construction of projects with disastrous environmental consequences, such as the Twin Tunnels project that would drain vital resources from the Sacramento Delta.

Sep 17, 2015

California farm drainage deal faces Capitol Hill currents

“The best thing that could happen would be for us to take the time to understand the implications of this,” Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said in an interview Wednesday, “but my guess is that they will try to ram it into must-pass legislation, and that would be a mistake.”

Sep 16, 2015

Northern California Congressmembers Criticize Agreement Between Interior Department and Westlands Water District

Agreement, negotiated in secret, lacks financial and environmental accountability

Sep 7, 2015

Lack of support in D.C. hampers water recycling efforts

Water recycling may be one of the most promising sources of new water for California, but you’d never know it in Washington.

Jul 16, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Votes against Flawed Western Water Bill and Calls for Reaching Common Ground

Bill would Ship Water South-of-the-Delta, Harming Jobs and Environment

Jul 14, 2015

Nottoli, Garamendi criticize Brown’s ‘Water Fix’

State releases environmental documents for revised plan

Jul 9, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Responds to the Draft Environmental Documents on the Twin Tunnels

Congressman John Garamendi, one of California’s strongest voices against Governor Brown’s so-called “twin tunnels” plan, commented on the Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, now known as the California WaterFix.

Jul 8, 2015

Solano County Water Agency secures EPA grant to assess ground water contamination

The Solano County Water Agency, in collaboration with the Westside-Sacramento Integrated Water Management Group has been awarded a $467,378 federal grant to assess ground water contamination from abandoned mines in Solano, Yolo, Napa and Lake counties.

Jun 25, 2015

Statement on Introduction of Western Water Bill from House Republicans

No representative of the Bay Delta region was given the opportunity to participate in the development of this legislation. Therefore, it is a safe bet that this lengthy and complex legislation will have negative effects on the Delta. As I have said many times, I am more than willing to work with anyone who wants to achieve a true bipartisan solution to California and Western water problems.