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Don’t be fooled by Brown’s canal proposal
Coalition response…Letter-writer Jerry Cadagan fails in his attempt to compare the current Bay Delta Conservation Plan’s twin tunnels with the Peripheral Canal. The Peripheral Canal would have transported water at a capacity of 21,800 cubic feet per second (cfs)…the capacity of the two tunnels is only 9,000 cfs. Learn more about this comparison at www.farmwater.org/p-canalcomparison.pdf.
The BDCP proposal is the solution for California’s water crisis. It is the best opportunity to secure California’s water future and benefit the environment with 100,000 acres of new Delta habitat.