Number of state water bond proposals increases
Lake Berryessa, seen from the top of the Monticello Dam. There are currently 9 water bonds in the state Legislature vying to replace the existing one. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic file)
FAIRFIELD — It's suddenly the season for proposed multibillion-dollar state water bonds. Whatever emerges will hit home in Solano County.
An $11.1 billion bond measure crafted by the state Legislature in 2009 is scheduled to be on the November ballot. At least nine bills have been introduced in the Legislature in recent months to replace it. Only one water bond measure can be on the ballot.
Solano County leaders are watching. Any water bond passed by voters could play a key role in how Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta water is . . . Continue Reading