Garamendi proposes rival Delta water plan

March 28, 2013

Saying it’s time for Californians to think in a comprehensive way about water, Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, is proposing a plan to do just that.

It comes out just as members of Congress and others are decrying a plan backed by Gov. Jerry Brown that would siphon off much of the water from the Sacramento River before it could enter the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta and ship it via massive tunnels to the state and federal irrigation projects south of the Delta.

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