OPINION: Commentary: Commission Must Invest Bond Funds In Water Storage

More than three years ago, on Nov. 4, 2014, 67 percent of voters approved California Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014. The nearly 4.8 million Californians who voted for the bond did so knowing that new water storage was crucial for addressing longer and more frequent drought periods, punctuated by flashier storm systems. On top of that, the governor and state representatives have made it clear they consider new water storage a key component in upgrading our water infrastructure.