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Recent California Water News

 

New Water Bond

May 13, 2018

November water bond promises $8.7 billion towards securing California’s future: “California voters are being presented with two upcoming water bond propositions in the June and November elections. In June, Prop 68 will present voters with a $4 billion Parks and Water Bond, and in November the Water Supply and Water Quality bond will present voters with an $8.7 billion bond. Recently, TPR sat down with Jerry Meral, official proponent of the November Water Bond and director of the California Water Program at the Natural Heritage Institute. … Question: Recently, the $8.9 billion water bond that you’ve been instrumental in crafting was certified for the November ballot. If passed, what would that measure fund? Jerry Meral: The bond funds state drinking water, which is a huge statewide need, and safe wastewater disposal, which is a big priority in disadvantaged communities. … ” Read more from The Planning Report here: November water bond promises $8.7 billion towards securing California’s future

Coachella Valley politicians, conservationists unite in rally for parks, environment, and water bond: “Soccer practice, in full swing Saturday morning at Rancho Las Flores Park in Coachella, served as a perfect back for a rally in support of Proposition 68 that, if approved, will create a $4.1 billion bond to finance water projects, state and local parks, conservation programs and flood protection projects. Proposition 68 would also allocate $200 million to Salton Sea restoration efforts, a project near-and-dear to many of the political leaders who attended Saturday’s event because they grew up in communities near the deteriorating lake. … ” Read more from the Desert Sun here: Coachella Valley politicians, conservationists unite in rally for parks, environment, and water bond

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