default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard

San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors wants to have greater say in future of the Delta

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 10:00 pm

Concerned about the possibility that Northern California could get stuck with the controversial peripheral canal proposal, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors adopted a seven-page resolution on Tuesday to let state officials know where they stand.

In the resolution, the Board of Supervisors requests $900 million for water storage and conveyance, groundwater recharge and flood control projects in the Mokelumne, Calaveras and Stanislaus river watersheds. The county wants another $51 million for emergency levee maintenance efforts.

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login now

Need an online subscription?



You must login to view the full content on this page.

Thank you for reading 20 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 20 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription at this time and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 209-369-2761. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login now

Need an online subscription?



Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Use your real name. You must register with your full first and last name before you can comment. (And don’t pretend you’re someone else.)
  • 2 Keep it clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language.
  • 3 Don’t threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 4 Be truthful. Don't lie about anyone or anything. Don't post unsubstantiated allegations, rumors or gossip that could harm the reputation of a person, company or organization.
  • 5 Be nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 6 Stay on topic. Make sure your comments are about the story. Don’t insult each other.
  • 7 Tell us if the discussion is getting out of hand. Use the ‘Report’ link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 8 Share what you know, and ask about what you don't.
  • 9 Don’t be a troll.
  • 10 Don’t reveal personal information about other commenters. You may reveal your own personal information, but we advise you not to do so.
  • 11 We reserve the right, at our discretion, to monitor, delete or choose not to post any comment. This may include removing or monitoring posts that we believe violate the spirit or letter of these rules, or that we otherwise determine at our discretion needs to be monitored, not posted, or deleted.

Welcome to the discussion.


  • posted at 10:44 am on Thu, Apr 16, 2009.


    No Hmmmmmm... necessary they said it outright 4 Mil for the "Habitat Plan, which may have a canal" Code for Bay Delta Conservation Plan (aka Peripheral Canal)

  • posted at 1:51 am on Thu, Apr 16, 2009.


    This has me concerned. I don't know if anyone else caught the blurb in yesterday's Regional Roundup mentioning the Secretary of the Interior showed up and flew around with Arnold in a helicopter. This little bit in yesterday's paper gave me pause:"Schwarzenegger spokeswoman Lisa Page says the secretary also intends to announce federal stimulus dollars for California water projects."My question is: ***Which*** water projects? Arnold's canal? On the TV news last night, they were throwing out the number of several hundred million dollars for these "projects"This rates a Hmmmmm.....



Popular Stories



Your News

News for the community, by the community.

Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists