Admin Measure Summary
California Water Commission holds hearings and provides recommendation on priority projects by December 31, 2013.
Delta Plan Strategy
Improve Conveyance and Expand Storage
Delta Plan Recommendation
WR R14. Identify Near-term Opportunities for Storage, Use, and Water Transfer Projects. The California Department of Water Resources, in coordination with the California Water Commission, Bureau of Reclamation, State Water Resources Control Board, California Department of Public Health, the Delta Stewardship Council, and other agencies and stakeholders, should conduct a survey to identify projects throughout California that could be implemented within the next 5 to 10 years to expand existing surface and groundwater storage facilities, create new storage, improve operation of existing Delta conveyance facilities, and enhance opportunities for conjunctive use programs and water transfers in furtherance of the coequal goals. The California Water Commission should hold hearings and provide recommendations to the California Department of Water Resources on priority projects and funding.