Central Valley Project

San Luis Reservoir 100% Full; No Prop 1 Money to Raise Dam

The water storage at San Luis Reservoir (shown above in March 2016, mid-drought) jumped from just 10 percent of capacity in August to 100 percent last month. But none of the $7.5 billion from the Proposition 1 Water Bond passed by voters in 2014 has been spent to increase water storage by raising the height of the dam.

San Luis Reservoir (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Drought: State Water Project Ups Deliveries to 60 Percent

Farmers and water agencies who receive water from California’s State Water Project (SWP) will see deliveries increased to 60 percent this year, a sign that despite California’s continued record drought, the state’s most critical reservoirs have slowly returned to near-normal levels.

Aqueducts (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)