Costs for California’s Delta Conveyance tunnel project hits $20B

As part of a May 16th update on the project that will rebuild the infrastructure that sends water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in Northern California to central and southern portions of the state, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) reported that the estimated cost of the conveyance tunnel project is $20.1 billion, up from the 2020 estimate of $16 billion.

The Delta Conveyance Project has been in the works since 2009, and, last year, the DWR selected one of three potential alignments – the Bethany Reservoir Alignment, according to the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA).  More

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