Galt City Council supports alternative to Bay Delta Conservation Plan
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An earlier version of this story omitted the word "million" from the following quote:
"The goal is to have a system to take out eight to 10 million acre feet of water a year ... to replenish groundwater to save for drought periods," Pyke said Tuesday. "It would benefit everyone. No one takes a hit."
Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013 12:00 am
A letter signed by Galt Mayor Marylou Powers will be forwarded to the state, after the former executive director of the Chamber of Commerce asked the city council to support an alternative Delta water plan. It received unanimous council support at Tuesday's meeting.
Water expert and engineer Robert Pyke, asked to attend Tuesday's meeting by former chamber director Frank Gayaldo, wants natural water flows to be allowed to pass through the Delta before any surplus is extracted for export to Southern California.
Friday, February 8, 2013 12:00 am.