The proposed Del Puerto Canyon reservoir would inundate active landslides. This creates the risk of a lake tsunami, which could cause failure of the dam. Experts call for a geotechnical evaluation of the site.
1 New Melones Dam, owned by US Bureau of Reclamation Source: Wikipedia The United States Congress is currently considering an extension of the controversial 2016 Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act or WIIN Act. Section 1 of the extension would appropriate an additional $134 million per year for the next five years for new … Continue reading Why more storage won’t help conflicts on the Lower San Joaquin River
The last California governor to interfere with a Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan update was Governor Pete Wilson in 1993, with Decision 1630. The Wilson administration's interference began with a similar request for an extension of one month.